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Who Started the Cold War?

image-3204 Really – who? Anti-Communism as a New Pseudo Religion Winston Churchill was a staunch anti-communist. Nevertheless, to survive the World War IIhe was even willing to enter into an alliance with the communist regime of Stalin in the Soviet state. The war was entering its final phase, and Churchill was ready to ...

The Most Important Cold War facts

image-3201 Find out everything. We put together a compilation of facts about the Cold War. Well-known Cold War facts and those that will surprise and even amaze you. Fact 1. The Socialist Camp In 1955 the Warsaw Pact (between the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania) was signed. According ...

TOP 22 Facts about the Baikal-Amur Mainline

image-3198 Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) is one of the longest railways in the world. Baikal-Amur Mainline runs through the embankments, bogs, permafrost, taiga, and mountains. The length of BAM from the station 'Tayshet' to the station 'Sovetskaya Gavan' is 4287 km. 'Tayshet' in the language of Cotto means 'cold water.' The Baikal-Amur Mainline is not a ...

Where Is Siberia Located?

image-3191 It’s in Russia. Russia is tentatively divided into the European part and the Asian part (Siberia and the Far East). A Figurative Look at Where Siberia Is Located If you go from Europe to Moscow, that is, directly to the east, then after Moscow after some timeyou will reach the Ural Mountains. After ...

Baikal Sea

image-3188 The Evenks called Lake Baikal the sea. Very often locals call Lake Baikal the Baikal Sea. Indeed, on the lake, as on the real sea there are frequent storms and sea storm waves, which are not characteristic for lakes. Speaking about the Baikal Sea, all of its characteristics have to be described ...

Maxim Gorky and the Bolsheviks in Russia

image-3171Gorky wrote his autobiographical series of works and at the same time was involved in rescuing Russian culture during the change of political system. In RussiaMaxim Gorky gradually became less popular, but his books with honest description of reality began gaining ground among the working class. It is possible that they, ...

Beach of Treasures in Vladivostok

image-3177 A scattering of precious stones. Not far from Vladivostok in the Ussuri Bay there is Gornostai Bay. It seems that it is not remarkable at all – just another bay. But instead of sand or pebbles it is covered by glass worked by water that sparkles in the sunwashed by the sea: You ...

Russian Writer Maxim Gorky

image-3168Famous Russian writer Maxim Gorky – a realist, who became an idealist? Meeting with Underprivileged People Gorky lost his parents early. He was brought up by his grandmother. At a young age a failed admission to the University, a broken heart and poverty – in 1887 Gorky tried to commit suicide. Gorky survived ...

Saika – Special Russian Dessert Bread

image-3163In the old days in Russia there was very popular sweet bread - saika What is Saika Saika has a semicircularand elongated shape. Saika is made ​​from wheat flour of dense kneading. That is why for saika you needed significantly more flour and other ingredients than for any other bread of the ...
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