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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Dmitry Medvedev
Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev - President of the Russian Federation from 2008 to 2012, since May 2012 he has headed the Government of the Russian Federation. POLITICAL CAREER DMITRY MEDVEDEV When…

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau
THE WAY OF JACQUE IV A BED IN SCIENCE: TO SEA DEPTH In 1938, Jacques-Yves Cousteau began to dive often into the depths of the sea, using only a mask…

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Mihail Gorbachev

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev – the former General Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU, the first and only president of the Soviet Union. In the photo: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev. The activities of the Soviet leader influenced the course of world history, in particular, led to the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan and the Warsaw Pact countries, ensured the signing of an agreement with the United States on reducing the number of medium-range missiles, and contributed to the reunification of Germany. Continue reading

Dmitriy Mendeleev

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

Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov

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. In 1742 he managed to earn an associate position in the Physical Class, began research, experiments, astronomical observations, reading public lectures in his native language. Continue reading

Aleksandr Lukashenko
Alexander Lukashenko is a Belarusian politician. Since 1994, the current president of Belarus. During the perestroika, Alexander Lukashenko was elected people's deputy of the Supreme Council of Belarus. Later, the…


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…