Great commanders. Spartacus

Great commanders. Spartacus

The uprising of Spartacus, which began in the city of Kapuya in 74 BC. e., not only greatly influenced the development of Rome as a state, but also left its mark on the whole world history. Rise of Spartacus ...
Paul I - the tragedy of Hamlet in Gatchina

Paul I - the tragedy of Hamlet in Gatchina

Russian emperor Pavel I was brutally strangled and beaten with drunken officers in his own bedroom at night (11) 23 in March 1801, in the Mikhailovsky Castle. The life and death of the Russian Hamlet is exactly that ...
Russian air defense: from the beginning to the present day

Russian air defense: from the beginning to the present day

Although the first human flights date back to 1783 the year when the Marquis of Darland rose into the air in a balloon, but only in the 19 century did the process of creating aircraft gain the greatest acceleration ....
Operation Jihad - blood after elections

Operation Jihad - blood after elections

The 1996 summer of the year was the first after the second presidential election, which Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin won. One of the many promises of his company was the end of the Chechen war, for which ...
1993 coup of the year - a look through 19 years

1993 coup of the year - a look through 19 years

Events from September 21 to October 4 The 1993 of the year is still a hot topic discussed, often controversial. Today, researchers of the October putsch adhere to the most diverse points ...
Igor Sikorsky - the lost genius of Russia

Igor Sikorsky - the lost genius of Russia

"The father of multi-engine aviation" Igor Sikorsky is a talented Russian designer who was forced to leave his homeland during the revolution, because he was recognized as a political traitor. The whole life of this ...
The coup d'état budget 50 thousand rubles

The coup d'état budget 50 thousand rubles

In July last year, a retired colonel Leonid Khabarov, a veteran of the Afghan war, was arrested in Yekaterinburg. The accusation against the veteran shook the public. Honored Military ...
Minsk ghetto - death conveyor for Jews

Minsk ghetto - death conveyor for Jews

The bloody years of World War II claimed millions of innocent lives. The terrible facts of the genocide of the Jewish people became known to the world community already in the post-war years. The atrocities of the Nazis against ...
S.Y. Witte is a brilliant minister and daring schemer

S.Y. Witte is a brilliant minister and daring schemer

One of the most prominent historical figures who participated in the political life of Russia at the turn of the 19-20 centuries - Sergei Yulievich Vitte. An amazing man who made a brilliant career and reached ...
Soviet special forces: from creation to our time

Soviet special forces: from creation to our time

In 1923, the state of the USSR appeared, although its creation was officially announced at the end of December 1922. It replaced the Soviet Russia that existed during the years of the revolution, and became a new one ...
Mikheev Anatoly Nikolaevich - life, like a moment!

Mikheev Anatoly Nikolaevich - life, like a moment!

Time does not turn back. However, who can say what would have happened if the trouble had happened again, and the enemy had invaded the territory of our state? Can we hope for such a behavior ...
Women - Heroes of the Soviet Union

Women - Heroes of the Soviet Union

For the first time, women were awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union by a decree of November 2, 1938. Pilots Valentina Grizodubova, Polina Osipenko and Marina Raskova were awarded for ...
Ural dragon against von Braun

Ural dragon against von Braun

The arms race is not only a time of insane and rapid accumulation of weapons that are deadly for the planet and its testing, it is also the period of the activities of brilliant designers and engineers ....
Battle for Russia. The battle of Russia (1943 g, USA)

Battle for Russia. The battle of Russia (1943 g, USA)

The film was released allegedly in 1943, during the Second World War, filmed by the Office of Special Services of the USA and the Ministry of Communications. This is an openly propaganda, but very delicate copy ...
Democracy myth

Democracy myth

One of the most powerful images that the United States has won over the hearts and minds of people all over the planet has become the myth of democracy and freedom. The United States has become a model for all, the "beacon of democracy", having received ...
Submarine K. A. Schilder

Submarine K. A. Schilder

In Russia, in 1834, engineer Adjutant General Karl Andreevich Schilder (1785 - 1854) built a submarine at the Aleksandrovsk Foundry (now NPO Proletarskiy Zavod) ...
Werner von Braun. Missile Baron in the service of NASA

Werner von Braun. Missile Baron in the service of NASA

January 1945. Peenemünde is threatened by Soviet troops. Von Braun leaves the rocket center and takes refuge in an alpine ski resort, where in early May his long-awaited rescuers appear - Americans ....