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Stratfor: Moscow to abandon arms race — she remembers the fate of the Soviet Union

Russian authorities declare that they do not intend to participate in an arms race with the United States, according to Stratfor. As the newspaper notes, this position of Russia is due to the fact that she remembers: that excessive defense spending led to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

03-01-2017 admin 2100 0

So the steel was tempered like a blind man Nikolai Ostrovsky wrote his famous novel
Проект: On the national idea

80 years ago at the age of 32 years died Nikolai Ostrovsky. At age 14 he went to the front, since he began to pursue failure — from concussion to loss of vision. And just work on the novel "How the steel was tempered" Ostrovsky is not allowed to lose my will power and returned the will to live.

24-12-2016 admin 2388 0

The destruction of a large convoy in Afghanistan
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Lieutenant Derevyanko became famous due to the fact that his team discovered and eliminated one of the largest for all time of the Afghan campaign convoys of weapons. The battle lasted over six hours, and on the Soviet side killed any soldiers. Then in Moscow came the idea of awarding Lieutenant Derevyanko order of Lenin and the title Hero of the Soviet Union. Yes, but a well-deserved award he never received...

17-12-2016 admin 3244 0

Anti-aircraft missile system s-75
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

The first Soviet air defense system-mass production, one of the most "militant" anti-aircraft systems, held almost all the fronts of the cold war in the third world, and over Soviet territory.

13-12-2016 admin 2363 0

"And the battlefield is held in the tanks..."
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Even connoisseurs of Russian history, few people know that the tank units and parts at different times were part of the NKVD of the USSR. Most of them were formed in the last pre-war years or in the first months of the war. Their story is quite short: many tanks and crews literally burned in the fire of fierce fighting in 1941-1942. But the tankers fought a truly heroic. The material on these units it is necessary to collect the crumbs. But believe me, it's worth it! For each sheet, each line preserved in the archives of documents – the certificate of courage and bravery, dedication and fighting skill of the tankers internal troops...

27-11-2016 admin 2782 0

Weapons-grade nuclear "reactor name Beria" to be decommissioned in 2023
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

Work on the decommissioning of reactor HELL, in Soviet times narabatyvaya weapons-grade plutonium, and became in time the "firstborn" of such installations at the nuclear enterprise "Mining and chemical combine" (MCC, Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region), is scheduled for completion in 2023, according to materials presented at the conference in Moscow public forum-dialogue of the state Corporation "Rosatom".

26-11-2016 admin 2224 0

Tu-95 has noted 60-summer anniversary
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

The legend of the Russian long-range aviation is 60 years old. 12 November 1952 in the air first flew the prototype of the "95-1" under the control of the crew test pilot A. D. Flights. It was the prototype of the serial bomber Tu-95. Tu-95 (NATO: Bear – bear) is one of the symbols of the cold war, the Soviet/Russian turboprop strategic bomber bomber, is the fastest screw plane in the world. The world's only put into service and mass-produced turboprop bomber. Strategic bomber Tu-95 is designed to engage important targets in the rear of the enemy cruise missiles in all weather conditions and at any time of the day. Along with the American strategic bomber B-52 is one of the longest operated military aircraft world, is operated by the air force since 1956.

14-11-2016 admin 2369 0

KGB warns. 1990
Проект: Analytical work: the experience of Russian and foreign experts

Circular V. A. Kryuchkov cipher telegrams to the heads of the KGB of the USSR "About the situation in the country" from 18 October 1990. Sent with a signature stamp "top secret. Only" the chairmen of the KGB of the Union and Autonomous republics, chiefs of the KGB in the territories and regions, independent departments and divisions of the KGB of the USSR.

07-11-2016 admin 2023 0

The second world war - crime and punishment

History of the Second world war and its results for humanity has not lost its relevance in our time. In some countries, currently in fierce debate on this topic. And often it is not just disputes about the interpretation of an event during the war, but quite the opposite moral assessments of its outcome that have a direct relevance to modern European and world politics. After all, history is politics turned to the past.

27-10-2016 admin 6900 0

"Everything was rethought much later": 60 years ago began the Hungarian uprising
Проект: Revolution of the XXI century: nonviolent methods

60 years ago, on 23 October 1956, the uprising began in Budapest. Everything that happened in the subsequent two weeks have shown the world the resolve of the Soviet Union by any means to maintain Communist regimes in the Warsaw Pact countries. RT restored the course of events of those days and got acquainted with the eyewitnesses.

24-10-2016 admin 1611 0

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