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28.08.2018

Army Training under Peter the Great

Russians soon understood что с необученным войском против шведа не повоюешь (that with an untrained army against the Swedes, they would had no chances to win). […]
23.08.2018

The Reforms Under Peter the Great

Начало существенных перемен в жизни России (the beginning of significant changes in Russian life) that took place in the early 18th century тесно связано с именем […]
21.08.2018

Victory Day – The Song

Девятое мая – День Победы! А для всех русских людей это особый день. Это день, когда закончилась Великая Отечественная война (May, 9 is Victory Day! And […]
08.07.2018

The Hipster Subculture in Soviet Union

By the late 1940s a youth subculture appeared in Soviet Union and rapidly spread in major Soviet cities. People who took part of this movement were […]
03.03.2016

The State Historical Museum of Moscow

Идея организовать музей, который был бы не только хранителем исторических ценностей, но и научным историческим центром, возникла ещё в первой половине XIX века (the idea to […]
29.02.2016

The First Russian Newspapers (part 2)

In our first part, you discovered that the first Russian newspaper was a single handwritten copy. Read now the history of the first printed paper. December […]
29.02.2016

The First Russian Newspapers (part 1)

Первая русская газета называлась “Куранты” и была рукописной (The first Russian newspaper was called the “Kuranty” and was handwritten). The name “Kuranty” comes from the French […]
17.02.2016

The Boyars’Beards

Two boyars of the name of Buynosov and Kurnosov lived in Moscow. Their names have been famous for several generations already, their houses were beautiful and […]
17.02.2016

Education and Culture under Peter the Great

Education under Peter the Great Peter the Great основал Высшую морскую школу (founded the Naval Cadet Corps.), which later стала Морской академией (became the Naval Academy) […]
10.02.2016

Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum (part 2)

Here you can read the first part of our article about Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum. Here there was a remarkable fraternity, here Pushkin found his best friends […]
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