How Karamzin distorted Russian history

How Karamzin distorted Russian history

220 years ago Nikolai Karamzin was officially appointed “Russian historiographer”. “The History of the Russian State” became canonical and sanctified a number of Western and anti-Russian historical myths...
What are you dreaming about, the cruiser "Kutuzov"

What are you dreaming about, the cruiser "Kutuzov"

Back in 1994, veterans of the cruiser "Mikhail Kutuzov", by that time already enlisted in the KChF reserve, proposed preserving the ship - as an example of domestic shipbuilding of the 50s, era...
"The History of the Noble King Alexander, King of Macedon"

"The History of the Noble King Alexander, King of Macedon"

“The History of the Noble King Alexander, King of Macedon” is nothing more than a “collection of fairy tales for adults,” something like modern fantasy on a historical theme. But we must not forget that...
Hamas – from internal jihad to armed confrontation

Hamas – from internal jihad to armed confrontation

A lot is written and spoken about Hamas now in the context of today, but what did the movement represent in the conventional yesterday and how did its formation take place - in the initial confrontation with Israel or in...
Stalin: "Victory cannot be without glory"

Stalin: "Victory cannot be without glory"

On November 8, 1943, the Order of Victory and the Order of Glory of three degrees were established in the USSR - respectively, the highest military order and one of the most honorable military orders for privates and sergeants...
How Vatutin's armies liberated Kyiv

How Vatutin's armies liberated Kyiv

80 years ago, during the Kyiv offensive operation, the 1st Ukrainian Front under the command of Vatutin liberated the ancient Russian capital Kyiv from the German army...
About the monument to Kotovsky in Chisinau and not only

About the monument to Kotovsky in Chisinau and not only

At the opening of the monument to Kotovsky, Marshal Budyonny swore without hesitation, at the top of his voice. Being an excellent rider, organizer and commander of the cavalry of the Red Army, Semyon Mikhailovich...
The last Habsburg or J.B. Tito - for and against the USSR

The last Habsburg or J.B. Tito - for and against the USSR

Perhaps the most complex and dramatic relations of all the countries of the European socialist camp were with Yugoslavia; largely, of course, due to the ambitions of I.B. Tito, as well as the charisma of his personality,...
Chernov and Masha

Chernov and Masha

According to the recollections of former students of the pedagogical institute, the prototypes of the monument “To students and teachers of KubSU who did not return from the Great Patriotic War” were real characters: Dmitry Chernov and his...
Russian Tsar Simeon Bekbulatovich

Russian Tsar Simeon Bekbulatovich

In the fall of 1575, Ivan Vasilyevich suddenly “stepped down from the throne,” losing it to the baptized Tatar “prince” Simeon Bekbulatovich for 11 months...