How they were treated in Russia

How they were treated in Russia

260 years ago, the Pavlovsk Hospital was opened in Moscow - the first public hospital in Russia. The hospital was named in honor of the recovery of the seriously ill heir to the throne Paul...
Implacable enemy of the Spaniards Francois Olone

Implacable enemy of the Spaniards Francois Olone

We are starting a series of articles about famous pirates of the Golden Age, and the first of them will be Francois Olone - the most implacable enemy of the Spaniards of his time....
Unknown war. Colors of war

Unknown war. Colors of war

In our material today, we will deviate from the rule of including clippings from the Izvestia newspaper in the text and will talk about what was not reported in this, and other Soviet newspapers at that time....
Revolution of Peter I

Revolution of Peter I

About the result of the reforms carried out by Peter I. Continuation of the story about the evolution of the Russian state...
Monastery on the rock. Abbey of San Michele

Monastery on the rock. Abbey of San Michele

All the buildings of the Abbey of San Michele are built on a 26-meter rocky mountain peak, and this mountain itself rises 960 meters above sea level. This place is located on the very border of the Cottian Alps and...
Adventures of the British on the Baltic Sea

Adventures of the British on the Baltic Sea

The Russian-Swedish war of 1808–1809 is described relatively little in Russian historiography, and the actions of the English fleet in this war are covered only microscopically. In this article we will talk about...
XVIII century: on the threshold of Peter's reforms

XVIII century: on the threshold of Peter's reforms

This article talks about the reasons for the reforms or changes carried out by Peter I in the light of the development of the mentality of society. It continues the story about the evolution of the Russian state, begun in previous...
How the Wehrmacht stopped the Anglo-American Avalanche

How the Wehrmacht stopped the Anglo-American Avalanche

The Anglo-American troops, despite complete superiority at sea and in the air, and significant manpower, were unable to immediately capture most of Italy. By the end of September 1943, the Allies...
Austria between the world wars

Austria between the world wars

This was a time when other peoples who were once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire greeted their independence with great enthusiasm, while the Austrians, once the dominant ethnic...
The war that brought the USSR and India closer together

The war that brought the USSR and India closer together

Global changes in the world and internal political changes in the USSR led to a certain adjustment of the Soviet foreign policy course in South Asia. By the early 1970s, the USSR had finally strengthened...