The Stroganov dynasty existed even before the beginning of the reign of Ivan IV, which is why it is quite difficult to describe as briefly as possible everything that happened to family members. The activity of people has left a huge mark on the economy of the Russian state, this they have earned the attention… Continue reading Stroganov Dynasty: History and Important Moments of The Family's Existence
You can hear about the lafitnik in such famous works as "Golden Calf", "Master and Margarita", that's just not everyone will be able to tell with all confidence what it is. A few decades ago, with this word, friends and relatives invited to the holiday, where they will drink alcohol and play music. On the… Continue reading What is a lafitnik: the origin story and use
People of all ages know the expression "penny ruble saves", about the savings of financial means people think involuntarily, all the fault of the established situation in the world. Wages are steadfastly standing still if there are increases, they are insignificant. What can not be said about the prices of products, which with each trimester,… Continue reading The meaning and origin of the phrase "penny ruble saves"
From school, we know that humans come from animals. Two million years ago, directing became one of the stages of human evolution. Transformation took place at every stage of development, and to ensure themselves the most necessary, people learned to get food. Appropriating a household is an effective means of self-sufficiency. What is it? The… Continue reading Appropriating
The clans of Scotland were going through not the easiest times and faced bans that led to a change in the traditions of extended families. Despite this, the true adherents of this culture can be found all over the globe, and the origin of the groups is worthy of attention.
A rare surname boasts such a long known pedigree. The history of their family begins even before Ivan IV. The merits of some of the surname holders before Russia cannot be overestimated. The genus is known for talented and successful entrepreneurs, brilliant managers and statesmen, philanthropists who are fond of art, history, archaeology. The beginning… Continue reading History of the Stroganov dynasty from the beginning to the present day
In the Soviet Union, for all, without exception, people, the medals handed by the state were of great importance. They could be awarded to ordinary workers and figures of science or art. Medals "For valiant work" were given for selfless work, which a person approached the day of victory in the Great Patriotic War. On… Continue reading Award Medals of the USSR – "For Valiant Work"
In the society of the ancient world, the title of priest was of great importance. Even representatives of the upper classes, such as monarchs, listened to the opinion of these people. Often the priests were very educated and had a great knowledge in the fields of natural sciences, medicine, astrology. Priests could be representatives of… Continue reading Who is the priestess?
The phrase "Labour ennobles man" in the Soviet Union had a huge weight and popularity. It was perceived as a guide to action and repeated as a spell. It sounded from everywhere: from TV screens, radio, from the stands of all sorts of meetings and congresses of members, ruling at that time, the Communist Party.… Continue reading Is labor for man – slavery or free creation?
Sitting by a crackling fireplace, a cheerful old man, telling "truthful" and not so, fairy tales and stories … It seems that a little more and listeners themselves will decide that to pull themselves out of the swamp by the hair or to turn a huge wolf inside out, it is simple, and to contemplate… Continue reading Rudolf Erich Rasepi – the life and work of the likely "father" of Munchausen