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According to written ancient Russian testimonies, Prince Vladimir and his warriors discussed issues of faith for a long time and negotiated with neighboring countries, professing different religions. By the end of the 980s. Vladimir, at the head of his squad, decided to…

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The great Russian generalissimo Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov loved to play soldiers from childhood, which is not surprising, because the boy was born into a military family and did not want another career. According to the tradition of the family, Alexander was sent…

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The Trinity is the most famous icon painting by Andrei Rublev. Little is known about the history of its creation: as an example of compliance with church canons, the icon “Trinity” by Rublev is mentioned in the resolution of the Stoglav Cathedral…

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The February Revolution of 1917 was an event that changed the course of Russian history. In the period from 23 (8) February to 3 (16) March 1917, the country was engulfed in fierce popular uprisings and strikes. The result was the fall…

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The name of the Russian merchant and explorer of distant lands, Afanasy Nikitin, became famous in Russia thanks to his travel records made by him during a long journey through mysterious southern countries in the second half of the 15th century. These…

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