The Russian Revolution and the Civil War were among the fundamental topics for the film production of the Soviet Union at all stages of its history. The article presents some of Osterns and films of other genres, united by the topic of the Russian Civil War.
Apollon Kruze was the only military leader who became the general, first in the White Army, fighting against the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War, then received the same rank in the Red Army, and, at the same time, was not subjected to repression subsequently.
This article discusses the Slender Man phenomenon and then delves into some little-known mythical entities that preceded it. These Slenderman-like creatures arose before the Internet and are just as creepy, if not more.
The Red Tent is a 1969 Soviet-Italian joint movie dedicated to Umberto Nobile’s tragic polar expedition to the Arctic in 1928 and starring world-famous actors such as Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Claudia Cardinale, and Hardy Kruger.
What is the essence of the phenomenon of Russian melancholy? If you want to find the answer to this question or wish to be sad like a real Russian, you can check out a list of 10 musical performers related by the presence of a dark vibe of Russian melancholy in their work.
On December 7, 1941, in Brussels, an unknown woman killed an assistant to the military commandant, a major of the German army, with a knife in broad daylight at Porte de Namur. Then she managed to escape. The Nazis responded by taking 60 Belgians hostage.
Here is the story of the sniper Nina Petrova. She volunteered to the front at the age of 48 and became one of only four women to be awarded all three classes of the Order of Glory. Also, she was credited with 122 kills, making her one of the most successful female snipers during World War II.