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A new document about the protohistory of the city of Samara

The article covers the analysis of a document dedicated to protohistory of the city of Samara. It is an attempt to identify a before unnamed Siberian tsarevna and her son as mentioned in the source. The author tries to take a fresh look at the matrimonial policy of Khan Kuchum as well as some events of the Time of Trouble

Voivode Stepan Vasil’evich Chemesov – Saratov fortress builder (1630–1631)

In the article are the unknown aspects of the left bank of Saratov associated with being in this city voivode Stepan Vasil’evich Chemesov and building of a new fortress. First is a detailed biography of this figure of the Time of Troubles, which participated in the Volok’s defense from the Poles, in the fighting near Tikhvin and Putivl. Author traces the further destiny of this man, who in 1630 led the building of a new Saratov fortress

Russian government policy in Kalmykia in the second half XIX – early XX century

The author considers the trustee system of Kalmykia management that was formed since the mid XIX century. It was a reflection of the Government's policy that was directed to replace national authorities by unified empire-wide authority and control. It is concluded that the produced then in the second half of the XIX – early XX century transformation isn’t the radical reconstruction and was the continuation and development of state traditions  in the non-Russian management.   

The trial of the first political demonstration in Saratov

The article investigates a loud trial of the first in Saratov political street demonstration of the May 6, 1902 - the nature, characteristics (political, legal, moral) and significance of demonstration and trial of the demonstrators

Health’s protection of the industrial workers in Saratov region in 1953–1985 years

In this article the main state directions of medical care on the industrial factories of Saratov region in period of Khushchev’s and Brezhev’s reforms. Materials on the data of the archives, periodical press and memoirs

STUDYING THE BRONZE AGE MONUMENTS IN THE LOWER VOLGA REGION: 1900–1917

The paper deals with the history of studying and interpreting the monuments of the Late bronze Age in the Lower Volga region. Viewpoints of various archeologists are analyzed concerning the archeological objects of crucial importance for modeling the timber-grave cultural-historical area.

A TRIP OF TSAREVICH MURAD GERAY TO ASTRAKHAN

The given article focuses on the visit of a Crimean tsrevich Murad Geray in the autumn 1586 to Astrakhan, organized by Moscow authorities. It was the time when Murad Geray had to come in Russia in because of another dynastic conflict. The author also engages the issue, how this event was used by the Moscovites for the sake of their foreign-policy objectives regarding their empowerment at North Caucasus and fight against Crimean invasions.

THE FIRST SARATOV’S VOIVODES (1590–1608)

The article describes the unknown pages of the early history of Saratov. First names of some of the voivodes of the city are given

IRGHIZ AND CHEREMSHANY MONASTERIES AND THEIR ROLE IN SARATOV OLD-BELIEVERS’ LIFE

The subject of this article is the development of old-believers’ prac- tice on the territory of Saratov region as well as the history of Irgiz and Cheremshany old-believers’ monasteries in the second half of the 18th – the beginning of the 20th century. The article is based on a number of unpublished articles and highlights the aspect of continuity in old-believers’ practice

ABOUT THE ECONOMIC SITUATION OF THE URAL COSSACK ARMY IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

The article says about the socio-economic progress of the Ural Cossacks army at the beginning of XX century. The purpose of study is to analyze and designate some features that were typical for economics of the own Ural Cossacks’ economy.

MORDVA IN THE STATEHOOD`S SYSTEM OF GOLDEN HORDE

In this article author tries to review in all details the territorial, administrative and socio-economic position of mordva`s tribes in the structure of Golden Horde. 

THE TRADE ROUTE FROM THE VOLGA BANKS TO THE ANCIENT RUS’ THROUGH THE UPPER POSUR’YE AND PRIMOKSHAN’YEFROM THE XITH UNTO XIVTH CENTURIES

In this article it is considered the trade route from the region of the Samara’s Bend unto the Ancient Rus’ through the Upper Posur’ye and Primokshan’ye. As we can see from the archeological researches that trade route was working during all the Middle Ages. But thanks to that route not only trade contacts but migrating process and military marches were taking place there.

THE FOUNDATION OF SARATOV AND FIRST TOWN’S VISITORS (1590–1591)

The article describes the unknown pages of the early history of Saratov. The sources of the foundation of Saratov are discussed in details, and the names of people who visited the city shortly after it was built are first given.

REGULATION OF ACTIVITY OF CITY VOLUNTARY FIRE SOCIETIES OF THE SARATOV PROVINCE IN THE END OF THE XIXTHAND THE BEGINNING OF THE XXTH

In article process of creation of voluntary fire protection in Russia, in particular, process of formation and a regulation of activity of city voluntary fire societies at a turn of the XIX–XX century is considered 

THE UTILIZATION OF PRISONERS OF WAR LABOUR IN SARATOV PROVINCE IN 1914–1917

The article is devoted to the research of main economy areas using Prisoners of War as labour force on the territory of Saratov province during the First World war. 4 segments are analysed and revealed to apply the labour of Prisoners of War. Special attention is paid to clarifying working conditions, rate of remuneration and types of job

THE DEFENCE-INDUSTRY COMPLEX OF SARATOV AT THE YEARS OF THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR: THE PROBLEMS OF FORMIRATION AND ACTIVITY

In the article is considered the development of the military production and others branchs of the Saratov`s industry at the years of the Great Patriotic War, that were presented the interrelated defence-industry complex. It is described the process of his establishment, compo- nents, the type of the problems, being solved and totals of the activity.

Czechoslovak Corps in the Volga region in 1918

The article deals with the causes of separate parts of the Czechoslovak Army corps in the Middle Volga region, the impact on the consolidation of the anti-Bolshevik forces in the region and the course of the fighting in the summer of 1918. The author of this article identifies a number of features that differentiate Povolzhskoe groups of Czechoslovak Corps from similar military units that took part in the Civil War.

Anniversary celebrations of 1912 in the Saratov Region

The article is devoted to the participation of the Saratov Region’s citizens in the activities devoted to the 100-year anniversary of the Patriotic war of 1812

Medical care provided by International Charity Organizations during the period of famine in the Volga region 1921 – 1922 (based on the example of Saratov Province and the Region of Volga Germans)

The article is devoted to the research of epidemics, which were provoked by famine of 1921 – 1922 in the Volga region. The scale of epidemics is being ascertained, as well as helps of foreign organizations aimed at the reduction of disease extension.

Social reforms in Russia in 1921-1928 yrs

In this article the main directions of social преобразований in Soviet Russia in 1920 years was analyzed. The author has given main attention of the Public commissary of social provision. Materials on the data of the Russian legal and some publications were prepared

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