Unknown Empire

Original taken from koparev in the Unknown Empire

Original taken from koparev in the Unknown Empire

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Tsarist Russia in the XIII – XVIII centuries. was a great Empire, its wealth and power surpassing all other countries.


In 1719, Andrey Konstantinovich Nartov was sent to London to familiarize themselves with British equipment and for the invitation English masters. From London Nartov wrote to the King that in England the masters, which could exceed Russian masters, no. Nartov visited Paris. There he shared some of the secrets of the lathe business with the Duke of Orleans, who considered himself a Turner fan, but all the secrets fully reveal he was not going to.
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Vasily Chapaev. The story of the legendary red commander

We remember Chapaev by books and films, telling about it jokes. But real life red division commander was no less interesting. He loved cars, arguing with the teachers of the military Academy. Chapaev and not real name.



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Cloisonne

Original taken from vasily_sergeev in Cloisonne

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Cloisonne. Painter on enamel Fedor Ivanovich Ruckert


When the future famous wizard was 11 years old, he was brought to Russia from the Alsace-Lorraine Prince Golitsyn. It happened (approximately) in 1851.
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Cloisonne

Original taken from vasily_sergeev in Cloisonne

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Cloisonne. Painter on enamel Fedor Ivanovich Ruckert


When the future famous wizard was 11 years old, he was brought to Russia from the Alsace-Lorraine Prince Golitsyn. It happened (approximately) in 1851.
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Igor Strelkov. Comments and responses 15.01.16.

Original taken from elena_sem in Igor Strelkov. Comments and responses 15.01.16.

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-Name POPs up in Surkov’s team,which nominated Putin.Now it comes up again.Does this mean.he was a contender to replace the President?They have Khodorkovsky in stock.But a Jew is unlikely to deliver the beholder.will be unpopular.

-Recently, Surkov “went legit” and started flickering on the screens and in the reports of official events. Therefore, it becomes a “public political figure”. Considering it may specific, but all the same talents (one of which is to turn into shit everything he touches and to substitute any reality “virtual reality”), he will certainly play a very serious role in upcoming events. But the “successors” of it (by the way, a Chechen father and a Jewish mother) is also hardly suitable. And it’s not nationality.
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Joke of the day. On some peculiarities of the Russian language and life in Russia

Original taken from lucia979 in the catch of the day. On some peculiarities of the Russian language and life in Russia

Without our squad in Donetsk and Lugansk, all would have ended exactly "Odessa"

Original taken from teo_tetra in Without our squad in Donetsk and Lugansk, all would have ended exactly “as in Odessa”

Original taken from etoonda in Without our squad in Donetsk and Lugansk, all would have ended exactly “as in Odessa”


On all fronts – moderate activity Mat. Along some sections “demonstrations” along the front line under the cover of mortar fire, “parade” back and forth of the group of armoured vehicles, provoking VSN to open fire (probably for three main purposes: 1) identification of the fire system; 2) “game of nerves” and masking real attacks forthcoming, 3) demonstration of the OSCE “ceasefire violations” by the militia).
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