The only Greco-Roman temple of the former Soviet Union

While it existed, the Soviet Union covered a vast expanse of territory, including the Ukrainian, Georgian and Russian coasts of the Black Sea. Throughout them numerous Greek colonies were founded in Antiquity like Chersonese, Feodosiya, Fanagoria, Pitio or Dioscuríade, among others, later submitted by Rome and that happened to be…

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A great deal to save Dvinsky’s boreal forest in Russia

The Dvinsky region, in the district of Arkhangelsk, northwest of Russia, constitutes an intact forest landscape, of large virgin areas dominated by undeveloped forests. Until a few years ago, the central part of the interfluvium between the Dvina and Pinega rivers has remained in the wild due to the difficult…

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Syria: Four Russian soldiers killed in an attack by ISIS

Four Russian military advisers were killed and three others wounded in the Syrian province of Deir ez Zor in a terrorist attack, reports the Russian Ministry of Defense. Several groups of terrorists attacked during the night the artillery battery of the Syrian Army in the province of Deir ez Zor.…

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Néstor Makhno, peasant of Ukraine (and the revolution majnovista)

The Makhnovist (or Makhnovist) revolution, also called Makhnovshchina or Makhnovia, and even Ukrainian revolution, was an anarcho-communist revolution in Ukraine, led by a group of united guerrillas in the Ukrainian Insurrectional Army (called the Black Army because of the color of its flags) where one of its main organizers was…

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