Ekranoplans in the service of Russia - to be or not to be

Ekranoplans in the service of Russia - to be or not to be

Recently it became known that the Border Guard Service under the FSB will begin creating an ekranoplan production center in Petrozavodsk. The center will be created from scratch at the former Avangard plant, which will ...
General Kornilov - Was there a revolt?

General Kornilov - Was there a revolt?

The life and work of General Kornilov is full of mysteries. A noble officer, an authoritative state figure for a long time was estimated in Soviet history as a man who tried to establish ...
150 anniversary of the birth of PA Stolypin

150 anniversary of the birth of PA Stolypin

150 years ago, on April 15, 1862, a child was born in the Stolypin family, living at that time in Dresden, Germany. The boy was named Peter and soon brought to Russia in the family estate of Srednikovo ....
Arab socialism destroyed in six days of war

Arab socialism destroyed in six days of war

In the middle of the 20 century, the struggle for hegemony in the bipolar world was quite tough. The Caribbean crisis certainly became the culmination of the confrontation between the two superpowers, however, after it between the USSR and ...
Great commanders. Tamerlane

Great commanders. Tamerlane

Tamerlane (1336-1405) - the Turk-Mongol conqueror, whose victories, characterized by acts of inhuman cruelty, made him the master of much of Western Asia. Tamerlan or Timur (Timur-Lang, ...
Great commanders. Genghis Khan

Great commanders. Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan (1167-1227) was the founder of the Mongolian nation and the founder of one of the most extensive empires the world has ever seen. Temujin (Temujin) - this is the name of Genghis Khan, given to him by ...
SMERSH - Counterintelligence Counter-Intelligence

SMERSH - Counterintelligence Counter-Intelligence

SMERSH military counterintelligence, which was established in the Soviet Union in 1943, is still on many lips. Only after 70 years, the vulture was removed from many operations carried out by counterintelligence ...
Great commanders. Saladin

Great commanders. Saladin

Salah al-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayub (in short from Arabic “Honor of Faith”), (1138 - 1193), in the European tradition - Saladin - Sultan of Egypt. Saladin's historical identity is a symbol ...
Galicia and Soviet power in 1939-1941. Way to Calvary

Galicia and Soviet power in 1939-1941. Way to Calvary

The fate of Western Ukraine was decided in the dramatic conditions of the beginning of the Second World War. In September, 1939, the Red Army troops entered the territory of Western Ukrainian lands in order to ...
Guy Julius Caesar - a great politician and commander

Guy Julius Caesar - a great politician and commander

Guy Julius Caesar - the greatest commander and statesman of all times and peoples, whose name has become a common noun. Caesar was born on July 12 102 BC. Being a representative of the old ...
Great commanders. Hannibal Barca

Great commanders. Hannibal Barca

In 247 BC in the family of a talented Carthaginian commander and statesman Hamilcar Barca, a son was born, known to the whole world as Hannibal Barca. Like any educated ...
Ivan Kalita - politics outside morality

Ivan Kalita - politics outside morality

31 March is the day of death of the Grand Duke of Vladimir, the cunning, cruel and intelligent politician Ivan Kalita. The period of his rule is estimated ambiguously. Some researchers believe this prince great ...
Tragedy of K-3, who is to blame?

Tragedy of K-3, who is to blame?

The first Soviet nuclear submarine "Leninsky Komsomol" experienced a tremendous triumph, as well as a great tragedy, during its combat service. Moreover, this tragedy did not become widespread ...
Khatyn tragedy in March 1943 of the year - Who is to blame?

Khatyn tragedy in March 1943 of the year - Who is to blame?

The history of the Great Patriotic War keeps many secrets, one of which today considers the destruction of the Belarusian village of Khatyn. Modern youth is not interested in the past of their own country, not ...
Martyr for Faith and Fatherland Yevgeny Rodionov

Martyr for Faith and Fatherland Yevgeny Rodionov

In the village of Satino - Russkoye there is a cross on the grave of a fighter who died at the hands of Chechen thugs. The inscription on the cross is engraved: “Here lies the Russian soldier Yevgeny Rodionov, who defended the Fatherland and ...