Category Archives: Unknown Russia

The main Russian labyrinths

Russia is a labyrinth consisting of many labyrinths placed inside the labyrinth. And in each labyrinth you are waiting for your own “minotaurs.”   The Moscow labyrinth. According to the research of the famous Russian archaeologist and researcher of “underground Moscow” Ignaty Stelletskiy, underground constructions under the buildings of the XVI-XVII centuries, located within the […]

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 […]

Republic of Tuva: the unknown Russia

Tuva is located in the heart of Asia, and almost isolated from the world. Due to this, the edge of the Scythian burial mounds, Chinese palaces, shamans and strange customs managed to maintain its unique identity. The Center Of Asia. Republic of Tyva – one of the most picturesque places in Russia. It presents a […]

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 […]

Scots in the service of Russia

Scots in Russian history played key roles at times, served in the Russian army and reform it. Beginning. History of Russian-Scottish relations long, but scientists still can not reliably determine exactly when it started. It is known, for example, that already in 1495, arrived in Moscow ambassador Danish King Christian I Peter Davidson. He arrived […]

Most secret cities of the USSR

These cities was not on the maps. Their inhabitants gave the sign non-disclosure agreements. Here were testing with virus Ebola and the birthplace of the atomic bomb. Classified as “secret”. Soviet CATF their status was obtained in connection with the deployment of objects of national importance related to energy, military and space sector. Ordinary citizen […]