Category Archives: People

What cities of Russia will host the world Cup 2018

Football – the most popular and massive game sport in the world, the interest of fans to which sometimes simply staggering. According to statistics, almost 3 billion inhabitants of the planet are involved in football to some extent, and the mundial (from the Copa Mundial de FĂștbol – World Cup) has long been a major […]

How to get to Russia at the 2018 World Cup: Step-by-step instruction

Visa-free entry, free trains around the country and the opportunity to see the best teams of the world and 11 cities of Russia – foreign fans have heard about such opportunities. But several friends from abroad wrote to us at once, who do not understand how this will all work: “Now to get FAN-ID?” Como […]

5 secrets of the Romanov dynasty

History of the Romanov dynasty can be read as a detective. At every step – their white spots. The origin of the dynasty, the story of the emblem and the circumstances of their accession to the throne all this still causes ambiguous interpretations of historians. 1. Prussian origin dynasty. The ancestor of the Romanov dynasty […]

Why Russians are called “Russians”

Only one nation in the Russian language is called an adjective. And this … Russian. Why it happened and where do come from this word? We will investigate. The Vikings? According to today’s most popular theory, the word “Russian” has Scandinavian roots. Based on this assumption the “Tale of Bygone Years”. That’s what Nestor wrote […]

What people live in Russia? How many people live in Russia?

The territory of Russia is large and diverse. At its vastness beautiful in its multifaceted nature and magnificent buildings, the creation of Russian civilization. In addition, the site of the largest countries in the world have sheltered dozens of different peoples. This is – the greatest wealth of incredible hospitality of the state. We know […]

How Napoleon and Paul 1 wanted to conquer India

“Hindustan is ours” and “Russian soldiers washing their boots in the Indian Ocean” – it could become a reality in the distant 1801, when Paul I, together with Napoleon attempted the conquest of India. Impregnable Asia. How successful was on the development of Russian East, just as it proved to be unsuccessful in the south. […]

Mysteries of the library of Ivan the Terrible

Several centuries enthusiasts and adventurers unsuccessfully search the library of Ivan the Terrible. Serious scientists impress – search meaningless. But hope still remains. Birth of a legend. Leave a trace in the history of two ways: to create something brilliant or mess things up something crazy. But if a person is not able to be […]