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Interesting facts about the war of 1812 - this is a great opportunity from different sides to look at the large-scale war between the French and Russian empires in Russia. Thousands of books have been written about this military conflict and dozens of films have been made. For Napoleon Bonaparte, this conflict was the beginning of the end of all his achievements in the military and political arenas.

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Moroccan soldiers against the Italians: the dirtiest episode of the Second World War (1939-1945). It is in this form that the atrocities of Moroccan military personnel (Gumières) during the war are considered. Next, we will discuss in detail the behavior of these soldiers in the territory of occupied Italy and try to understand the reasons for this terrible tragedy.

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How Lavrentiy Beria proved himself during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) interests many people who are fond of history. After all, he was the second man after Joseph Stalin, as a result of which he had enormous weight in the Soviet state. That is why the attention to his figure is so great. In this article we will look at the period of the Great Patriotic War in the context of the life of the state and party leader Lavrenti Beria.

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The Afghan War (1979-1989) is a military conflict that took place in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. On the one hand, it was attended by a limited contingent of Soviet troops, supporting the actions of the leadership of Afghanistan. On the other hand, armed groups of Afghan Mujahideen sponsored by NATO countries spoke.

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Mysteries of the Mayan civilization worry the minds of millions of people. The amazing buildings built by this people many centuries ago amaze not only with their scale, but also with their unique technologies. Scientists still can not understand where the Mayan civilization had such knowledge and tools for creating stone buildings.

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What tore off the German Barbarossa plan in 1941? This question interested many people before the end of World War II (1941-1945). Of course, for the USSR everything was extremely clear, and history buffs are enthusiastically studying this topic until now. The country's leadership explained to the people the failure of the “Barbarossa” plan with the stamina, fearlessness and strength of the Soviet people.

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The feat of Panfilov is the story of the great courage of the soldiers of the Soviet army who showed incredible courage in defending their native land. On November 16, 1941, an offensive of fascist troops against the capital occurred near Volokolamsk near Moscow. 28 Russian soldiers under the command of Ivan Panfilov fought heroically for 4 hours in an unequal battle with the Germans.

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Decembrist uprising - an attempted coup d'etat that occurred in St. Petersburg on December 14 (26), 1825. Most of its organizers were officers of the Guard, who did not want to see Nicholas 1 on the throne. Revolutionaries also demanded the abolition of autocracy and serfdom. History lovers in general, and Russian histories in particular, should know this page of the Russian past well.

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The Battle of Poltava is the largest general battle of the Northern War between Russian troops commanded by Peter 1 and the Swedish army of Charles 12. It is in this connection that July 10 is the Day of Military Glory of Russia - Victory Day of the Russian Army commanded by Peter the First over the Swedes in the Battle of Poltava.

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As a result of the inhuman and brutal actions of the Nazi criminals, millions of people died during the Second World War. The Nazis unquestioningly carried out all the orders of Adolf Hitler and his entourage, and often themselves took the criminal initiative in their hands. And although today we know about hundreds of Nazi criminals, in this article we will consider the 10 most bloodthirsty of them.

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At the beginning of the last century, Russia's gold reserves were the largest in the world. In 1918, the Supreme Ruler of Russia Alexander Kolchak protected 490 tons of gold. Many people today continue to be interested in where this treasure has gone. In this article we will look at the main events in the history of those years, and also try to find out where Kolchak's gold has disappeared.

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The second half of the 19th century and the entire last century passed under the auspices of Russian strongmen. Perhaps it is difficult to name any other country in which so many heroes would be born. In this article, we will recall the most powerful men and women who managed to set up unbroken records to this day. Fans of history and all the most very will be interesting.

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The Battle of Kulikovo is a large-scale battle between the Russian army under the command of Dmitry Donskoy and part of the troops of the Golden Horde under the leadership of Mamai. The victory of the Russian warriors over the enemy played an important role on the path to restoring the unity of Russia and the complete overthrow of the Tatar-Mongol yoke. In this article, we briefly highlight the main events of the Kulikovo battle, as well as describe interesting facts related to it.

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Livonian War (1558-1583) - a large-scale military confrontation of the 16th century, in which the Livonian Confederation, the Russian kingdom, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (from 1569 - Rzeczpospolita), the Swedish and Danish kingdoms took part. The conflict began with the attack of Russia on Livonia and took place initially on the territory of modern Latvia and Estonia.

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The Battle of Borodino is the largest battle in the Patriotic War of 1812 between the Russian army under the leadership of Mikhail Kutuzov and the French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte. Date of the Battle of Borodino The Battle of Borodino took place on August 26, 1812 near the village of Borodino, located 125 km from the capital.

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The Kwantung Army is the main and largest grouping of the land forces of the imperial armed forces of Japan during the Second World War. The Kwantung Army was completely crushed by the USSR forces during the Soviet-Japanese war (1945). Not only admirers of Japan, but also all history buffs should know what the Kwantung Army was.

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Nicholas II - Emperor of All-Russia, the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Finland. He is the last Russian emperor from the Romanov dynasty. In the biography of Nicholas 2, an unthinkable event occurred at the time: he abdicated the throne during the February Revolution of 1917. He was shot together with his family in 1918

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Children are heroes of war and their exploits - this material is worthy of more than one book. The Great Patriotic War showed that our people do not stop at nothing when they need to defend their homeland. Children heroes and their exploits - this is the main topic of this article. History lovers will surely be interested, and genuine patriots will experience delight and admiration for how such young children could go for such feats.

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It is hard to argue with the fact that female teachers and teachers are much more than male. At least, this steady trend has been observed since the 20th century. At the same time, history shows that the most global changes in the sphere of pedagogy and education were made by men. In this article we will talk about the most famous people who radically changed the educational system.

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Yuri Dolgoruky - Grand Prince of Kiev, Prince of Rostov-Suzdal, 6th son of Vladimir Monomakh. It is considered the founder of Moscow. According to popular opinion, his nickname "Dolgoruky" Yuri received for his "greed for the acquisition." In his biography there are a lot of such facts that will be interesting to history lovers.

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