Defeat of the Russian army near Smolensk

Defeat of the Russian army near Smolensk

390 years ago, the Russian army under the command of Mikhail Shein failed in an operation to recapture the key city of Smolensk. The Russians were pushed away from the city and blocked by the Poles...
Expedition to the ancestors. "Ritual Revolution"

Expedition to the ancestors. "Ritual Revolution"

Human life continued to develop and these are the changes that occurred in it after the domestication of animals and plants between the XNUMXth and XNUMXth millennia BC. uh....
Marina Mnishek. Trying to be Theodora

Marina Mnishek. Trying to be Theodora

After the murder of her husband, Marina Mniszech refused to return to Poland and decided to fight for the Moscow throne, ultimately destroying both herself and her son...
Golden Age of Russian Nobility

Golden Age of Russian Nobility

About the development of Russian feudal society, in which modernization took place in the XNUMXth century. Continuation of the story about the evolution of the Russian state...
Operation Suvorov. How the Red Army liberated Smolensk

Operation Suvorov. How the Red Army liberated Smolensk

80 years ago, troops of the Soviet Western Front liberated Smolensk and marked the beginning of the liberation of Belarus. However, the Red Army was unable to defeat the left wing of the German Army Group Center...
Operation Danube and NATO. Dissenting opinion of France

Operation Danube and NATO. Dissenting opinion of France

In the second half of the sixties, the North Atlantic Alliance was going through hard times and, if not a split, then a crack definitely appeared in it. We are talking, first of all, about de Gaulle, who was not going to tolerate...
Russian riot

Russian riot

250 years ago, the uprising of Emelyan Pugachev began. On September 28, 1773, Pugachev, who took the name of Emperor Peter III, published a manifesto, which granted the Cossacks ancient Cossack liberties and...
John Cabot. Another competitor to Columbus

John Cabot. Another competitor to Columbus

The second half of the XNUMXth century is a special period in the history of Europe, including the era of great geographical discoveries, the emergence of the era of the Reformation, which ultimately led to significant...