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…

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Dmitriy Peskov
The current press secretary of the head of Russia, Dmitry Sergeyevich Peskov, was born in the capital. In 1989, he graduated from the country’s leading center for Oriental Studies, the…

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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is a man whom we repeat every day, quoting and not even suspecting that it was he who invented this phrase or expression. It is amazing, remember how…

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period of the reign

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 enormous public support. A year later, she initiated the reorganization of the Senate, which increased the productivity of its work. Continue reading

BIOGRAPHY LAVRENTIA OF BERIA
Lavrenty Pavlovich Beria is one of the most influential politicians of the Stalin period, the omnipotent NKVD chief, whose name is associated both with executions of representatives of the party…

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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher made history as the first woman to become Prime Minister in Europe. At the same time, she was in this position longer than all other politicians in the…

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