Today, 23 February, Russia marks Defender of the Fatherland Day. This is a holiday dedicated to the Russian armed forces, commemorating the establishment of the Red Army in 1918. 631 more words
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At times it is easy for me to imagine that most German settlers in Ukraine were Mennonite, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, Mennonites were a tiny minority of the new settlers to that region and to the Russian people there was no difference between the Mennonites and the Germans – they were all just Germans. 1,649 more words
Elizabeth Petrovna was known as Elizabeth of Russia, she was born 29th December 1709 A.D. and died 5th January 1762 A.D.
She was the Empress of Russia from 1741 A.D. 142 more words