Castle Pandurica was built in 1367 by the Lord of Zeta Stracimir Balšić

Castle Pandurica was built in 1367 by the Lord of Zeta Stracimir Balšić. It happened after the assassination of the Governor of the Upper Zeta Đuraš Ilijić and joining of his territories in 1362 to the possessions of Balšić. In 1473, the Lord of

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A testament of the Emperor Nicholas I to his heir

The Emperor Nicholas I died on 18 February 1855 during a very unpleasant for Russia Crimean War when in fact our country was fighting against the whole Europe. Nicholas I’s reign was full of dangers, riots and other turns of

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75 years ago the Great Patriotic War began

On 22 June the Great Patriotic War began, the most bloody in the history of our country, which has taken lives of 27 million our citizens, has removed the USSR from peaceful life and economical grow for several years. Victims

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A plaque of distraction. What for the memory of Mannerheim was perpetuated in St- Petersburg?

Today in Saint-Petersburg officially opened a commemorative plaque to the commander of Russian Empire and later the Finnish commander-in-chief Carl Gustaf Emil von Mannerheim. The survey, aimed to evaluate this action, showed that opinions are divided as always. People of

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The nature of power and property in historical Russia

Historians, monarchist and ordinary people, who are interested in Russia, often ask a question – how is our country established, why do we have such a large territory and what is the point of Russia’s existence. Each child asks this

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Historian Lev Lurie about preparation of February Revolution in Russia. Part 3

Imperor continues to publish the report of famous Russian historian Lev Lurie to be read in London club Open Russia. The report is about preparation of February Revolution of 1917 in Russia. Reasons and background. Royal family and a society,

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Historian Lev Lurie about the state of the Russian Empire before the revolution

Imperor presents the report of the historian  Lev Lurie which was read in London club “Open Russia”. We are publishing only first part of the report which specifies general problems and state of Russian Empire in 1916 just before the

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Russian figure-skater, who became Olympic champion secretly!

By the way next Russian Olympic champion appeared only in 86 years!!! So, 8 facts about figure-skater Nikolay Panin-Kolomenkin Future first Olympic champion was born in 1847 in Voronezh Governorate. When he was eight he was sleeping with skates under

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The anniversary of Russian parliamentary system. The State Duma turns 110

110 years ago, on April 27, 1906 in Saint-Petersburg First State Duma in Russia began to work. According to the Manifesto of Nikolas II “On the Improvement of the State Order” dated on 1905 there was new legislative-representative body established

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Thirty years ago the accident on Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant occurred

Thirty years ago an awful accident occurred on Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which became the largest man-made disaster for the whole history. On April 26th, 1986 power increase leaded to explosion in reactor four and large radioactive emission which dispersed

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