Let us introduce the Emperor Nicholas III! To the 64th anniversary of the Birthday

On the 12th of June Russia celebrates the Day of Russia, however there are few people who know that the Emperor Nikolai Kirillovich III, the lawful heir of Russian Emperorship, was born on this day. In 2016 His Majesty turned

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Andrei Sakharov. The Scientist and dissident turned 95

On 21 May Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov would turn 95, a man who became a symbol of freedom and publicity in our country for many years. Of course now he is seldom remembered, however Sakharov plaid a significant role not only

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Yatsenyuk’s retirement. Reasons and consequences.

Retirement of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk which will officially happen tomorrow and was announced yesterday became a sort of  boundary for modern Ukranian politicum. The retirement was discussed a long ago, several times Yatsenyuk tried to intimidate

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Aleksey Ilyich Osipov. Professor of the Moscow Ecclesiastical Academy

In our column “Heroes” we are trying to tell about interesting persons who represent significant contribution in some sphere,  put a ding in the universe or became a symbol of the epoch. Aleksey Ilyich Osipov, the Doctor of Theology, Professor

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Boris Berezovsky. Who the most famous oligarch of Russia was and what he owned.

The name of Boris Abramovich Berezovsky is so mysterious and contradictory that even 3 years after his death there are no additional facts which could open his phenomenon. Biography of this person completely answers the description of professor James Moriarty

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Prince Harry shared the photographs from his trip to South Africa

Instagram account belonging to the British Royal Family, published a set of pictures of Prince Harry, who was working as a volunteer in South Africa during the Summer. Prince Harry shared some interesting photos and videos from his trip to

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An outstanding director Eldar Ryazanov died

Yesterday, in a Moscow hospital, an outstanding Soviet and Russian film director Eldar Ryazanov died. Recently, Eldar Ryazanov was seriously ill, he suffered a heart attack and was treated at the Moscow City Clinical Hospital № 1. Pirogov. He was 88

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Nobel laureate Svetlana Aleksievich about Putin, the Soviet Union and the Democracy

We recently reported about the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Literature Belarusian writer Svetlana Aleksievich. On this occasion, many publications are taking her comments and interviews. She mostly talked about politics, democracy, the Soviet past and the national future. Nobel

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Stanislav Belkovsky and Alexander Nevzorov. The ideologists of contemporary Russian liberalism

Stanislav Belkovsky and Alexander Nevzorov today are probably the most prominent liberal thinkers of modern Russia. They are consistent critics of the existing political regime and the Russian society. The interest in these two characters of the Russian political spectrum

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Napoleon Bonaparte in eyes of contemporaries

In October 1815 the dethroned Emperor Napoleon I was taken to the island of St. Helena. There he dictated his memoirs, creating a majestic version of his life. But contemporaries and descendants remember not only his business, but also the

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