How was the goalkeeper Rinat Dasaev?


How was the goalkeeper Rinat Dasaev?Today, 13 June 2007, at 14.00 in the field of large sports arena Luzhniki held match between the USSR and the Rest of the World on 50-year anniversary of the famous goalkeeper Rinat Dasaev. Play for the USSR team invited Vagiz ...
 

His death, if dead, Yakov Sverdlov?


His death, if dead, Yakov Sverdlov?June 3 (New Style) 1885 in a family of Jewish shoemaker from Nizhny Novgorod was born the second child, whom they called Jacob. However, the father, they say, was a suitcase with a double bottom - the day he stitch boots, and at night, after learning the hard work ...
 

Pyotr Bagration: early years and the beginning of the military way. Why so much speculation and myth? Part 2


Pyotr Bagration: early years and the beginning of the military way. Why so much speculation and myth? Part 2Contrary to the assertions of many biographers, the young Peter Bagration, when he was first sergeant of Astrakhan Infantry, then Caucasian Musketeer Regiment in the battles did not participate. While the basic units of the regiment fought with the Montagnards, a young ...
 

Pyotr Bagration: early years and the beginning of the military way. Why so much speculation and myth? Part 1


Pyotr Bagration: early years and the beginning of the military way. Why so much speculation and myth? Part 1General of Infantry Prince Pyotr Bagration his name inscribed in the history of valor on the battlefield. He has assault Ochakov, Italian and Swiss campaign under the command of Suvorov, rearguard and vanguard fighting with the best marshals ...
 

How Arina Rodionovna, nanny Pushkin, the poet has become a "confidante magic of antiquity"?


How Arina Rodionovna, nanny Pushkin, the poet has become a "confidante magic of antiquity"?The name of the great poet nanny Arina Rodionovna know almost every student. Everyone knows, and that the nanny she loved, she said, her "angel of Alexander Sergeyevich." Her kindness and affection poet always appreciated. Pushkin was not just talking about ...
 

Roots Chukovsky. What is the secret to eternal youth?


Roots Chukovsky. What is the secret to eternal youth?Korney Chukovsky known as the author of children's poems about the unsurpassed Boldly Buzzing Fly, Barmalei and crocodiles. Actually, the majority likes it because of these images, and believes that it is a children's writer. However, this definition does not quite ...
 

Ibn Sina. Who is this unique person?


Ibn Sina. Who is this unique person?Over thousands of years ago (about 980-1037) in Bukhara, lived a genius named Abu Ali Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina. Unusually long name. And, of course, more familiar to his romanized pronunciation - Avicenna. Who is he, Ibn Sina? Doctors ...
 

Artist Picture. Why does the author of the famous painting "The Rooks Have Come" ended his days in abject poverty?


Artist Picture. Why does the author of the famous painting "The Rooks Have Come" ended his days in abject poverty?In the second half of XIX century Russian landscape painting has survived a stormy ascent. Viewers accustomed to the bright, but multiples of the landscapes painted in a strict academic manner, he is not Russia, with its wretched villages, majestic rivers, ...
 

Secrets of the twentieth century. Were you able to find traces of the missing Rusanov expedition?


Secrets of the twentieth century. Were you able to find traces of the missing Rusanov expedition?Rusanov VA polar explorer, a revolutionary. This brief reference can be found in various dictionaries of this uncommon man. He was born in the ancient city of Orel. Why are people born in the quiet provincial town, so desperately ...
 

Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 2


Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 2Bykovskaya could not move an arm or leg. The bomb was flying a few seconds, but it seemed that an eternity. Radio operator did not hear the scream Slusar: "Pebbles, stupid, jump, srezhet!" She did not stir. And then Slyusar that ...
 

Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 1


Soldiers of Victory - who are they? Maria Bykovskaya. Part 1Masha Bykovskaya, low, but still a strong woman, invites me into the room. While we are a corridor, I carefully look for the woman. How old is she? Looks at 75, maximum 78. But I know that it is a war veteran, which means ...
 

Alla Larionova: why the actress called the "queen of men's hearts"?


Alla Larionova: why the actress called the "queen of men's hearts"?Alla childhood dreams of becoming an actress. Love the theater she instilled in parents, who were reputed to be a famous Moscow theater-goers, but had no relationship to art. Father Alla Larionova headed raypischetorg, and my mother worked in a children's ...
 

Anna Samokhin: what was her way?


Anna Samokhin: what was her way?A talented actress, a beautiful woman - this is only a small fraction of those epithets that can bestow Anna Samokhin. After a stellar role in the movie in love with her all the men of the USSR, and women she admired. But the 48-th year of life she was gone ... ...
 

Sara Montiel: as an actress was "the queen of melodrama?


Sara Montiel: as an actress was "the queen of melodrama?The film "The Queen Rooster" with Spanish actress Sara Montiel went on Soviet screens in 1962. He had a runaway success. And although a little earlier spectators saw a charming actress in the film "Shopgirl violets" and "My last ...
 

AP Chekhov. What woman really loved a writer?


AP Chekhov. What woman really loved a writer?In the late 30-ies of XX century in the heart of Moscow lived old age woman. From time to time it looked scientists, writers, literary critics and asked about the past, mostly about Chekhov. And every one of them sadly uttered: "Imagine ...