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Kyrgyzstan’s forgotten role in World War II

Kyrgyzstan’s forgotten role in World War II

Despite emerging victorious in their fight over Nazi Germany and Hitler’s fascist ideology, World War II ravaged the Soviet Union, claiming the lives of tens of millions of soldiers and civilians – 26 million by some estimates. …

Elusive Abyan: unknown achievements of the Chekists

Elusive Abyan: unknown achievements of the Chekists

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in World War II, historians again spoke of the danger of attempts to distort the truth about that war and the glorification of fascist criminals. Recently, the Federal …

Baku oilman left a sign on the Reichstag

Baku oilman left a sign on the Reichstag

75 years ago these days, all the columns and walls of the Reichstag were dotted with inscriptions in which Soviet victorious soldiers expressed a sense of joy. There is also such an inscription "I am from Baku. Javadov. 05/08/45". …

The Shroud of Turin: 7 intriguing facts

The Shroud of Turin: 7 intriguing facts

The Shroud of Turin is a 14-foot linen cloth bearing an image of a crucified man that has become a popular Catholic icon. For some, it is the authentic burial shroud of Jesus Christ. For others, it is a religious icon reflecting the story of …

Historical reconstruction of  traditional dog hunting (photo report)

Historical reconstruction of traditional dog hunting (photo report)

Recently, historical reconstruction has become popular. In the previous century, the most famous became the September reconstruction of the Battle of Borodino. And in the early 2000s, Moscow decided to recreate the favorite fun of the Grand Duke …

Putin spokesperson: Victory Parade in Moscow to happen anyway

Putin spokesperson: Victory Parade in Moscow to happen anyway

The Victory Parade and the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War will be held for sure, the spokesperson for the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov said in the Bolshaya Igra program on Channel …