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History: Russia and Soviet Union

The other man who saved humankind
The other man who saved humankind

The other man who saved humankind

Monday 3, August 2015, 5:56 pm Autor: Red

In a previous article from our blog, we told the story of Vasili Arkhipov, an officer of the Russian navy who avoided a nuclear war in 1962. Today, we will talk about how a war was prevented thanks to the courage of one man.

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The Tsar weapons: the biggest in history
The Tsar weapons: the biggest in history

The Tsar weapons: the biggest in history

Thursday 11, December 2014, 6:01 pm Autor: Red

Despite the title, this article is not devoted to the private arsenal of the Russian tsars. Throughout history, there has been a number of weapons that have taken the name of "Tsar", and not because of their owner, but because of its size and destructive capacity. In other words, today we will talk about huge weapons in Russian history.

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The White Rose of Stalingrad
The White Rose of Stalingrad

The White Rose of Stalingrad

Monday 15, September 2014, 6:54 pm Autor: Red

A "flying ace" is a military pilot credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircrafts in combat. In the history of aerial warfare, there have been only two women who have reached this category.

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Varyag, the Russian ship that should have a movie
Varyag, the Russian ship that should have a movie

Varyag, the Russian ship that should have a movie

Monday 14, July 2014, 6:29 pm Autor: Red

During the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) a Russian cruiser and her crew reached the category of myth, and inspired other soldiers who were fighting far from home. This boat had an exciting life, which would make an excellent movie. We will discover her story now.

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The Russian who saved humankind
The Russian who saved humankind

The Russian who saved humankind

Tuesday 1, July 2014, 5:55 pm Autor: Red

In a short period, two Soviet soldiers saved everyone on planet Earth. One of them was Stanislav Petrov, who discovered a fake nuclear attack. Today we will discover a similar story in which, thanks to a man born in Russia the history of mankind avoided a nuclear war. He was a person who knew how to stay calm in a crucial moment for life on Earth.

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Lev Yashin: The best goalkeeper in football history
Lev Yashin: The best goalkeeper in football history

Lev Yashin: The best goalkeeper in football history

Saturday 21, June 2014, 11:37 am Autor: Red

Lev Ivanovich Yashin (October 22, 1929 - March 20, 1990) was a Russian goalkeeper regarded by many as the best goalkeeper in the history of football. He was nicknamed the "Black Spider" for two reasons: first, because he used to wear black and second, because he moved so fast it looked as if he had eight arms.

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5 Russian inventions that you didn’t know exist
5 Russian inventions that you didn’t know exist

5 Russian inventions that you didn’t know exist

Friday 13, June 2014, 7:02 pm Autor: Red

The history of inventions is often surrounded by controversy because of one question: Who was its real inventor? Very often in history, someone creates a new product. It is a brilliant idea but, for different reasons it is ignored until someone else in a different part of the world, starts selling the same creation. This person gets the fame and worldwide recognition, while the original inventor is forgotten.

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The first kamikaze in history was Russian
The first kamikaze in history was Russian

The first kamikaze in history was Russian

Friday 6, June 2014, 2:11 pm Autor: Red

If we think of a kamikaze (that is, a suicide attack on a plane), the first image that comes to our mind is a Japanese pilot in his Zero airplane, on a collision course to an American warship. But actually, the first kamikaze in history was a Russian pilot who fought in World War I.

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Tsiolkovsky and his elevator to heaven
Tsiolkovsky and his elevator to heaven

Tsiolkovsky and his elevator to heaven

Wednesday 28, May 2014, 7:17 pm Autor: Red

In 1979 the famous British writer Arthur C. Clarke published his novel "The Fountains of Paradise" where some scientists built a very peculiar elevator, which went up to 36 kilometers. What very few people know is that this elevator did not come out of this science fiction writer’s mind. It's actually the invention of a Russian scientist who was born 122 years before the publication of this novel.

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9 May: Victory Day
9 May: Victory Day

9 May: Victory Day

Friday 9, May 2014, 2:46 pm Autor: Red

On May 9, 1945, after six years of fighting and seventy million people killed, World War II comes to an end. It was the bloodiest conflict in the history of mankind. Today it is a holiday in Russia, where you can hear the phrase "СДнёмПобеды !" (Happy Victory Day!).

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