In his time doing work alexey chief of the special department of the stalingrad front, kurskcaptivated german resident, acted in berlin,participated in the capture and abwehr intelligence center, was awarded by the chief of smersh abakumov. Read the rest of this entry »
Monthly Archives: June 2014
The Tale of Bygone Years, the first state in Russia arose due vocation Vikings. In this chronicle tells us that people Chud, Slovenes, Krivichi and all turned to strangers, saying: Our land is great and rich, but there is no order.
Come and reign over us. The call due to the sea responded three brothers – Rurik Sineus and Truvor. And after the death of the last two rulers Rurik left alone, becoming the ancestor of the famous princely dynasty. In principle, it could, and begin a series of articles about the rulers of Russia. Read the rest of this entry »
Knows the story of how Archimedes discovered the law named after him, jumped out of the bath without a tunic shouting, Eureka! Is sage running down the street without outerwear, today is hard to say. But the very opening, documented, no one disputes.
But the legend of the burning of the Roman fleet is somewhat different. For sure to find out whether Archimedes burnt the Roman fleet or is it only an invention of historians now impossible. What are silent witnesses? Extant several descriptions assaults Syracuse, Archimedes during which, according to legend, the Romans burned the ships. Read the rest of this entry »
French engineer, who visited the Cossacks, describes their court-gulls and manner of acting: The boat is built in two weeks. Basis is the willow or linden bark length of 13.7 meters, it was packed from side boards so that it turns the boat 18.3 meters long, 3.0-3.7 meters of the same width and depth.
Then arrange two steering, front and rear, mast and sails for each side 10-12 oars. Deck boat is not, and when it was all the excitement is filled with water, but Reed said roller gives her sink. Such boats for two to three weeks five or six thousand Cossacks can produce from 80 to 100. Read the rest of this entry »
Our last story about the rulers of Russia became the founder of the first Russian state Prince Rurik – called the Vikings because of the sea. He died in 879. But as his heir while Igor was still an infant, before the death of the Grand Duke elected successor of his brother Oleg and instructed him to rule the earth until the rightful ruler grows up.
As head of Russia, Oleg did not sit idly by, and immediately set to the continuation of the predecessor – the union of tribes and expanding frontiers. Barely three years after the death of Rurik, as Prince Oleg gathered a mighty army, and took with him a little Igor, went to war patrol. Read the rest of this entry »
The lives of real women are reflected in the sagas, with all its problems – love, heartache and victories. The fair sex look different there – resourceful and clever, serious and whimsical, vengeful and ambitious – but not empty-headed beauties.
In contrast to the lethargic and weak maidens Greek mythology keltki fought, decided the fate of the tribe and achieving goals, won. Moira Caldicott, a British scholar of Celtic myths, wrote that women in Celtic folklore as intelligent as beautiful. Read the rest of this entry »
Available from Omsk land near the river Irtysh, Upland, called Ermakova mane or Ermakova Mountain. According to scientists, it is a natural formation. However, the popular rumor gives a different explanation of his appearance.
According to an old legend, here, long before the founding of the city, on the high bank of the Irtysh located parked Ermak reconnaissance unit led by Ivan Ring. At dawn patrol noticed the approaching cavalry Siberian Khan Kuchum. Tatars could not catch unawares Cossacks, those able to prepare to repel the attack. A fight broke out. Read the rest of this entry »
Tiwanaku lies high in the mountains, however, found in its territory ruins of a large pot, seashells, pictures of flying fish and skeletons of marine animals, suggest that once the city was close enough to the sea or even located on its shore.
And recently, at the bottom of Lake Titicaca, researchers found the remains of buildings, paved roads and more than a kilometer long wall, built of huge stone blocks. According to Professor Ruben Vela of Tiwanaku Archaeological Institute found ruins – riverside temple where committed burial biggies. Read the rest of this entry »
George had a reputation as an outstanding historian Sintsell. He lived at the turn of VIII and IX centuries after Christ. Many years Sintsell preached in Palestine, was the personal secretary of the Patriarch of Constantinople Tarasy (784-806 gg.),
After whose death retired to a monastery, where he engaged in literary work. The most important work Sintsella considered Selected chronography. When it was created using the historian works of ancient authors such as Josephus, Manetho and the famous Babylonian priest Berossus, whose works can be found in many highly unusual. Read the rest of this entry »
The U.S. Army Private Herbert Lee Stivers. Dear Russian friend, Mr. Zavorotnev! With great difficulty tracked through the American Embassy in Moscow your address to forward this letter of confession. You wrote Herbert Lee Stivers, a former U.S. Army soldier.
Remember the autumn of 1946, we Americans and Russian alternately carried guard at the Nuremberg Trials, and later in the prison where the main Nazis? We met with the changing of the guard.