Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev is one of the most impulsive and controversial Soviet political leaders. He expanded the boundaries of freedom and earned a reputation as a fighter for democratization, condemning…

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Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin (present: Dzhugashvili) - active revolutionary, leader of the Soviet state from 1920 to 1953, Marshal and Generalissimo of the USSR. The period of his rule, called “the era…

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Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, technician, scientist, mathematician, anatomist, botanist, musician, philosopher of the High Renaissance era. Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of…

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Georgiy Zhukov

Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov – Soviet commander, who headed the defeat of the invincible Wehrmacht by the Red Army in 1945. He had to learn not only world-wide fame and tremendous honor, but also disgrace – removal from office, reproaches in exaggerating his own merits, in that during military operations he made mistakes paid with the blood of millions of citizens. Continue reading

Catherine II The Great
Starting in 1762 her reign, Catherine II tried to arrange the state in accordance with the ideals of the Enlightenment. It embodied important and significant reforms for the empire, gaining…

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Sergei Shoigu
Sergei Shoigu was born in Tuvinsk Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, city of Chadan, May 21, 1955. His father, Shoigu Kuzhuget Sereevich, at that time worked as the editor of the…

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Petr Stolypin
Peter Stolypin - Prime Minister and Interior Minister of the Russian Empire, presented by some researchers as a tyrant and a “fake hero”, others as a bold reformer who made…

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Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, technician, scientist, mathematician, anatomist, botanist, musician, philosopher of the High Renaissance era. Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in the town of…

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