They betrayed Russia, betrayed themselves ...

They betrayed Russia, betrayed themselves ...

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled (From the Sermon on the Mount of Christ) The events of the first war in Chechnya today are diligently trying to forget, to hide all the responsibility that ...
Ka-22 - an outstanding record of Soviet aviators

Ka-22 - an outstanding record of Soviet aviators

[b] At the end of 1961, the Soviet convertiplane Ka-22 set a capacity record during a test flight. This final departure was preceded by a series of flight tests, during which there were ...
The heroic page of the Great War - "Small Earth"

The heroic page of the Great War - "Small Earth"

On the night of 3 on 4 in February 1943, in the area of ​​the village of Stanichka (southern suburb of Novorossiysk), a Soviet naval assault force commanded by Caesar Lvovich Kunikov (1909 - 14 in February 1943) was landed ....
The Great Names of the Time of Troubles - Kozma Minin

The Great Names of the Time of Troubles - Kozma Minin

Time of Troubles was one of the most difficult historical periods for our country. Constant changes in power, the procession of impostors in Russia and the occupation of Polish, Swedish interventionists almost ...
Recalcitrant Sevastopol

Recalcitrant Sevastopol

The heroic defense of Sevastopol became the key moment in the whole Crimean war. However, before considering the battle itself, you should understand the reasons for this bloody collision, its ...
Soviet SAU of times of war (part 4) - Su-85

Soviet SAU of times of war (part 4) - Su-85

The experience of using self-propelled guns SU-122 showed that they have too low rate of fire to perform the tasks of supporting and escorting tanks and infantry with fire. The troops needed the ACS, which had ...
The black myth of the "Russian threat" and "Russian occupation"

The black myth of the "Russian threat" and "Russian occupation"

Why does the West need the myth of the “Russian threat” and “Russian occupation”? The answer seems to be that the West needs the “image of the enemy.” Moreover, the enemy is vicious and stubborn, who from century to century offends ...
The hunt for "Stinger"

The hunt for "Stinger"

Until 1979, most people probably knew about Afghanistan, lost in the mountains of Central Asia, from a geography textbook, and many did not know at all. And only after the introduction of Soviet troops into this ...
9-i company. Operation Highway

9-i company. Operation Highway

It has been 33 years since Soviet troops entered the territory of Afghanistan. The time has come to reflect on the results of the participation of the Soviet military contingent in the Afghan civil war. Afghanistan...
Victory Day in the Battle of Stalingrad

Victory Day in the Battle of Stalingrad

February 2 in Russia marks the Day of the defeat of the German forces by the Soviet forces in the Battle of Stalingrad. This memorable day was introduced in March 1995 by the federal law "On the days of military glory ...
Emelyan Pugachev - a rebel or ...

Emelyan Pugachev - a rebel or ...

Many in the history of Russia were peasant wars, uprisings and riots. For several centuries, a patient and long-suffering people rebelled against their oppressors and cruelly punished them for their greed and ...
Stepan Razin - the embodiment of popular anger

Stepan Razin - the embodiment of popular anger

Dashing free Cossack known by the people as Stenka Razin appeared on the Don not by chance. The oppression of the serfs became harder and harder, and the dependence of the peasants became stronger and stronger. Governors and officials ...
Bolotnikov - the mysterious soul of the Russian rebel

Bolotnikov - the mysterious soul of the Russian rebel

About Bolotnikov Ivan Isayevich little information. Modern historians do not even have information about the exact date of his birth. It is known that this man was a fugitive serf from among the serfs ....
Pobedonostsev - an evil genius or a patriot?

Pobedonostsev - an evil genius or a patriot?

Pobedonostsev Konstantin Petrovich - statesman, lawyer, talented publicist, chief prosecutor of the Holy Synod. The attitude of historians to this controversial personality is very contradictory ....
Tsitsianov - a key figure in the history of the Caucasus

Tsitsianov - a key figure in the history of the Caucasus

The brilliant commander and skillful diplomat Pavel Dmitrievich Tsitsianov was born in a noble family with deep Georgian roots. The Tsitsianovs moved to Russia long before the appearance of Paul ...
Living history of the fleet, the legendary "Commune"

Living history of the fleet, the legendary "Commune"

The issues of emergency and rescue work in the warships of warships and submarines were given great importance by Soviet military scientists. In the middle of the 30 of the XX century, a theory was developed, and ...
Severe leader but faithful servant

Severe leader but faithful servant

Famous historical figure Alexei Andreyevich Arakcheev devoted not one article, publication and book. In the Soviet years, the importance of this statesman for the Russian Empire was estimated ...
Gray Cardinal Century 18

Gray Cardinal Century 18

The political figure of Osterman has not been sufficiently studied by Russian historians; in the author's works we find only superficial references to this extraordinary person. In his biography ...
Shadow of Peter

Shadow of Peter

The biographical portrait of Alexander Menshikov is very ambiguous. Some claim that this politician and the permanent leader of the king was a commoner, others consider him a little-known ...
Forgotten Time Godunov

Forgotten Time Godunov

1598 year was the beginning of the reign of Boris Godunov - the first Russian tsar, who was elected to the throne by his subjects, and not received by inheritance, or seized by force. Moscow celebrated the arrival ...
105 celebrates the birth of our Great Compatriot S.P. Korolev

105 celebrates the birth of our Great Compatriot S.P. Korolev

2012 year - the year of high-profile dates and anniversaries. 12 this January, an outstanding Soviet designer and scientist Sergei Pavlovich Korolev would have turned 105 years. If we talk about people who are all their ...