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Museums in Smolensk, Smolensk Region (Russia)

For there are also attractions outside the fortress walls.On the right bank of the city there is the most ancient temple of Smolensk – the Church of Peter and Paul.This one-domed temple was built in 1146 and is now located near the railway station.On the other bank there are two more ancient churches of the… Read More »

Sights of St. Petersburg

According to top-medical-schools, the northern capital of Russia always attracts crowds of fans of interesting cultural, historical and architectural sights. This city is full of amazing places that have been perfectly preserved since the reign of Russian tsars. Even a few weeks will not be enough to fully embrace the power and grace, grandeur and… Read More »

Russia Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Language Overview The official language is Russian. The languages ​​of the ethnic minorities are also common. English, German and French are partially spoken. Public Holidays 01/01/2022 New Year 01/07/2022 Russian Orthodox Christmas Day 02/23/2022 Day of Defenders of the Homeland 03/08/2022 International Women’s Day 05/01/2022 Spring and Labor Day 05/09/2022 day of the victory 06/12/2022… Read More »

Russia Under Mongol Rule (1238 – 1480)

The politically fragmented Kiev Empire was no longer able to cope with the onslaught of the Mongols / Tatars advancing from the east. After the defeat of the Polovzians and Russians on the Kalka (1223), Batu Khan, a grandson of Genghis Khan, subjugated the Russian principalities in 1237-40 (1238 defeat and death of the Grand… Read More »

Russian Early History

Russian history, beginning with the rise of the Grand Duchy of Moscow, was only given the name “Rossija” in 1547 after Ivan IV (1530–1584) ascended the throne and developed into a major European power under Tsar Peter I (1672–1725). From 1922 to 1991 Russia was the leading republic of the Soviet Union. After its disintegration… Read More »

Russia February Revolution and October Revolution

February Revolution February Revolution, the first phase of the Russian Revolution in March (according to the February Julian calendar then valid in Russia) 1917, which ushered in the overthrow of tsarism. It was triggered by a strike movement that had expanded since the workers at the Putilov plant in Petrograd stood out on 3rd March,… Read More »

Russia Business

As the largest republic of the Soviet Union, Russia was involved in its industrial production (1990) with 62% and agricultural production with 50%. The economy, which has been controlled according to central plan specifications since 1928 (first five-year plan), was primarily geared towards the development of the basic materials, capital goods, heavy and armaments industries,… Read More »