Alexander Nevsky. How to make a monster a hero

Alexander Nevsky. How to make a monster a hero
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+++ in karma for repost Do you want to know about one of the most famous historical myths, which, like a burning barn, supports this country? Holy Faithful Prince Alexander Nevsky… Few can argue with his popularity in Russia. Even the Nevsky Order is awarded to officers for military exploits. But in fact there are no feats for this prince. Opposite… […]

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Counterfeiters. How Russia is rewriting history again

Counterfeiters. How Russia is rewriting history again
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+++ in karma for repost The Bank of Russia has issued a series of coins dedicated to the capitals of the states “liberated by the Soviet troops from the Nazi invaders” A great opportunity, hiding behind the history of the Second World War, to place other people's capitals on their coins - as if reminding that almost all of this was "our". In this series - almost everything is not true, an attempt to rewrite history once again. […]

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Living for counterfeit coins

Living for counterfeit coins
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+++ in karma for repost Becoming the king of counterfeiters, he was able to survive the Holocaust. He was one of 142 Jewish artists imprisoned in a concentration camp and forced to forge dollars and pounds sterling for the Germans. Under his leadership, 138 of these Jews survived. Solomon Smolyanov himself began to make children's toys after the war. The youngest son in the […]

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Genghis Khan. Brief retelling.

Genghis Khan. Brief retelling.
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+++ to karma for repost1Shared by Genghis Khan. Brief retelling: I am reading a book about Genghis Khan, and this is the coolest historical character that I know *. I didn’t understand before why the Mongols love him so much, but now there are no questions. He invented everything in one snout, except for the soothing bubbles on the film. No, really, the level of innovation he introduced was […]

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History lessons. Remember. We teach. Caution

Through the pages of history. Remember. We teach. Caution
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+++ to karma for repost1SharedLessons of history. Remember. We teach. Warning: A young European state, barely two decades old, has suffered from the aggression of a stronger and more arrogant neighbor. To begin with, this neighbor seized one region where the nation of this very neighbor was in the majority - under the pretext of their ethnic oppression by this very weak state. A few months later […]

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