The history of the Russian oligarchy began a long time ago. Merchants played an important role in the Novgorod Republic as early as the 12th to 15th centuries. During the reign of Ivan the Terrible (16th century), a man named Anika Stroganov, ... Russia Beyond The Headlines, 4 days ago
Rich man's world: Who was on the 'Forbes List' of tsarist Russia? - IrishSun.com, 4 days ago
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Built from scratch by the tsars, imperial St Petersburg was at the epicentre of the Russian Revolution. Harriet Green scours its streets for Lenin's legacy From the counter, where a woman is pouring buckets of tea into an urn, the queue snakes as ...The Guardian, 3 days ago Prada S p A : Searching for signs of the Soviets in St Petersburg 4 Traders, 3 days ago
This wonderful book, lavishly illustrated, comprises conversations between Hockney and Gayford about the making of art, from the caves of Lascaux to today David Hockney, I have always thought, is running his own airline, on which one may book a ...The Guardian, 6 days ago
Priceless art treasures bound for St. Petersburg that were lost aboard a vessel that sank in the Baltic Sea in the mid-18th century may never be recovered due to a dispute between Russia and Finland as to whom is the rightful owner. The Frau ...Russia Beyond The Headlines, 1 week ago
Mahathir thought he had Najib surrounded. Mahathir now realises it is the other way around. But it is too late to retreat because even if you do you are going to die along the way. Napoleon stayed alive by abandoning his army and by running back to ...Malaysia Today, 2 weeks ago
It would appear Vlad has Hillary right where he wants her. Much has been made of Russian hacks into political party databases and their presumed indication that the Kremlin would prefer to deal with President Trump than with President Hillary.American Spectator, 2 weeks ago
By normal standards the Iranian economy, if not surging ahead in full sail, should at least be on an even keel. And, yet, according to most experts it is heading for choppy waters towards unknown shores. Against such a background, the current ...Asharq Al Awsat, 3 weeks ago
Summer is over, but the summer mindset is still here. These ten books will make fall dreariness a bit more bearable. Stretch out on the deck, read about some of the latest scientific breakthroughs or get caught up in a thriller. If you read any ...Inc.com, 1 month ago
this year's Autumn Auction at Hermann Historica oHG gives buyers every reason to expect the usual wide range of high quality, precious objects from numerous eras and from every corner of the globe. Approximately 6,500 lots from all specialist areas ...Artdaily.org, 1 month ago
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, in whom there is no hope. Psalm 145, 3 As the Truth of God begins to be revealed, so everything in Russia will change. Elder Nikolai (Guryanov) Foreword My interest in Gregory Rasputin ...Sott.net, 1 month ago
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