Author: Nikita Novsky

The myth of serfdom

Quite a few in Russia think that our serfdom was a sign of the wildest lag behind all of Europe. Say, well, now they have already canceled everywhere, and in our country bloody Tsarism tortured and tortured the simple people. But was it really? Serfdom ...

Anti-revolutionary Holland

The French Revolution, and the subsequent Revolutionary, and then Napoleonic, wars have battered not only France itself, but the whole of Europe. While natives of Lyons fought to death in distant Russia, the natives of London and Edinburgh died in hot ...

1917: The Battle for Moscow

The situation in autumn 1917 in Moscow, as, indeed, throughout Russia, was quite tense. The Socialist-Revolutionaries had a weak majority in the City Duma, while the Bolsheviks had only 23 seats from 200. At the elections held in September in the regional ...

Deurbanization

Beginning massively in the countries of Europe of the XVI century, it continues to this day, devastating villages and small towns in favor of large and noisy cities. It seems to be inevitable. But is this a useful process to watch him blankly, as if not ...

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