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Photo credit: rus.rusemb.org.uk A memorial sign commemorating the feat of Soviet soldiers during World War II and the inhabitants of besieged Leningrad appeared in Manchester. It was installed in a cenotaph on the central city square, RIA Novosti reports. Russian compatriots came forward...

04.09.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: rs.gov.ru The day of the end of World War II is celebrated on Thursday, September 3, the Izvestia newspaper writes. It ended 75 years when Japan surrendered. The last decisive battles took place in the Far East. Within a few weeks, Soviet troops defeated the largest...

03.09.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: kudamoscow.ru Residents of Emden (Germany), representatives of the city administration, local parliamentarians and other interested persons visited the cemetery of Soviet prisoners of war. It is located in Tannenhausen, which is close to Emden, according to the Glas naroda...

21.08.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: ruspekh.ru August 7 marks the 300th anniversary of the legendary victory of the young Russian fleet in the battle with the Swedes at Grengam Island. The success of Peter the Great at sea played a big role in the Northern War, bringing its outcome and the conclusion of...

07.08.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: aviaru.rf An outstanding aircraft designer, founder of Soviet jet and supersonic technology Pavel Sukhoi was born 125 years ago. In 1953-1975, a series of aircraft of a unique design was created under Sukhoi's command. Those aircrafts became the flagships of the...

22.07.2020 Subject: History


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