‘Kremlin’ derives from Tartar word for fortress

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British traveler of the 18th century Dr. Clarke sounded very confident describing the etymology of the word 'Kremlin'. In his bestselling...

In 1999, Russia promised to remove its troops from Moldova by end of 2002

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OTD in 1999, the OSCE conference took place in Istanbul. Russia promised to remove its troops from Moldova & Georgia by...

Zhukov described to Eisenhower the Russian way to cross minefield in WW2: “Our infantry...

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In his book of wartime memoirs Eisenhower: Crusade in Europe, General Dwight D. Eisenhower recollects his conversation with Marshal Zhukov, which shocked him: “During...

Androphagi-Cannibals of the ancient Europe described by Herodotus lived in the area of present-day...

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"These farming Scythians inhabit a land stretching eastward a three days' journey to a river called Panticapes, and northward as far...

Lenin created an ‘avatar’ of Ukraine after suppressing true Ukrainian State

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Harvard History Professor Richard Pipes in his The Formation of the Soviet Union provided the timetable of how the Bolsheviks addressed 'the Ukrainian...

Crimean War of 1853

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The Crimean War was fought from October 1853 to February 1856[ between Russia and an ultimately victorious alliance of the Ottoman Empire,...

Forensic facial reconstruction of the ‘Russian’ ruler Andrey Bogolyubsky who allegedly destroyed Kyiv in...

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Forensic facial reconstruction was made by famous Soviet archaeologist and anthropologist Mikhail Gerasimov. Among some 200 faces Gerasimov reconstructed are also the...

Helping Ukraine win is the best option for the West, allowing Russia to win...

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The United States has a much higher stake in Russia's war on Ukraine than most people think. A Russian conquest of...

OTD in 1998, Ukraine and the U.S. signed an agreement to eliminate 44 Ukrainian...

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Here is how it looked back then: "Ukraine dismantled its last strategic bomber during a May 17 ceremony at an airfield...

Ukraine’s new tank can take on Russia’s best, but Kyiv can’t afford it, –...

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"When Kiev announced it would revive the same spirit of industry that bred its Soviet-era tank manufacture, boosting production for a new...

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