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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Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov
SCIENTIFIC LIGHTED Upon arrival, during the year a student, who fouled a teacher and interrupted his studies in Germany without authorization, presented his dissertations in chemistry and physics to academicians.…

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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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Dmitriy Mendeleev

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY
In 1855, Mendeleev graduated with honors and began teaching first at the gymnasium of Simferopol, then at Odessa (he was sent to the south for health amendment at the request of the university to the Ministry of Education). A year later, at the University of the City on the Neva, he defended his master’s thesis, in 1857 presented another qualifying work and began lecturing students in chemistry as an assistant professor. Continue reading

Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus is an eminent Polish astronomer who initiated a new understanding of the world system, abandoning the preceding teaching on the position of the Earth as the center of the universe that has existed for many centuries. In his brilliant work “On the rotation of the celestial spheres,” the scientist argues that the observed movements of the celestial bodies are the result of the rotation of the Earth around its axis and the rotation of the planets around the Sun. Continue reading

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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NELSON MANDELA BIOGRAPHY
The name Nelson Mandela is synonymous with freedom, it is on a par with the names of Gandhi, Patrice Lumumba and Angela Davis. After spending a quarter of life in…

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT
In 1931, a young specialist worked at the Central Clinical Hospital of one of the capital aircraft factories. After a couple of months, he moved to the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute.…

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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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