Category Archives: Unknown Russia

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. […]

7 names of Russia

“Russia” – the name is relatively new. Before that our territory was recorded in historical annals and plotted on maps just under other names. 1 Hyperborea. Legendary country of ancient Greek mythology. Many scholars argue that the Hyperboreans many thousands of years ago lived on the territory of the Russian North. Interestingly, even many medieval […]