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Photo credit: pixabay The anniversary of the liberation of Ukraine from the Nazi occupiers is celebrated on Monday, October 28, the Izvestia newspaper writes. At the same time, large celebrations at the state level were not planned. Memorial events took place in different cities. As explained by the organizing committee of...

28.10.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: The International Congress of Peter the Great called Russia and Germany in the era of Peter the Great: historical and cultural ties begins work at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin on October 24. The thirteenth forum will be attended by historians and cultural experts from...

24.10.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: Scientists from Italy, together with Russian colleagues, began to explore the Genoese fortress located in the Crimea. They are considering the possibility of making them a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The coordinator of the Genoese fortresses of the Crimea and the Black Sea-Azov basin project is Italian...

27.09.2019 Subject: History

An online archive containing information about Soviet prisoners of the Second World War will be created in Russia. It will be based on documents, copies of which will be transferred to Russia by the German Federal Archives. They will clarify the fate of about half a million Soviet citizens who participated in the Great Patriotic War. This...

27.09.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: Restoration of the ancient Syrian Palmyra is done only by local authorities and specialists from Russia, the REN TV channel reports. According to the head of the Syrian city of Tadmore, Hani Dyes, Western countries talk a lot about the need to restore the monument of ancient history and even...

20.09.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: The Eternal flame will be lit in the Slovenian city of Murska Sobota at the monument to Soviet soldiers and officers who died during the liberation of Pomurie, TASS reports. The ceremony will take place in two days, it is scheduled for September 20. A particle of the Eternal Flame will be delivered from the memorial...

19.09.2019 Subject: Array

Photo credit: Russia is very grateful to Beijing for its careful attitude to the preservation of historical and cultural monuments related to our country, which are located in China. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, who was speaking at the meeting of the bilateral commission for cooperation in the humanitarian field, RIA Novosti reported. ...

16.09.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: A traveling historical and documentary exhibition on the liberation of prisoners of Nazi death camps by Soviet troops has opened in Bratislava, TASS reports. The exposition is located at eleven stands in the Palace of the National Council of Slovakia, it presents photo documents from archives and museums of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and Switzerland. ...

12.09.2019 Subject: History


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