Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov – the most prominent military leader in national history and one of the most famous commanders in the world, an unsurpassed military theorist, a wise mentor, the author of the famous system of training troops.
The Generalissimo and the true national hero of Russia, who made her borders unbreakable, were also considered to be their liberator by the King of Sardinia, the head of the Holy Roman and Austrian empires. Continue reading
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
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 enormous public support. A year later, she initiated the reorganization of the Senate, which increased the productivity of its work. Continue reading