Russian History

Perception of war and captured Tripartite alliance Tatars of the Kazan province

Attitude of Tatars of the Kazan province which breaks up to a number of segments, wasn't exposed to the careful analysis from historical community. Long time the Tatar political discourse associated with Muslim, despite that these concepts far aren't equivalent. In article attempt of reconstruction of an image of war and the enemy in public consciousness of Muslim Tatars of the Kazan province in 1914-1915 is undertaken.

Russian colonization of Central Asia in the second half of XIX - early XX centuries

Based on the data of KP Kaufman, as well as modern researchers considered problems related to Russian colonization of Central Asia, in particular, the reasons for the peasants leaving of central Russia, the resettlers' position, the state's role in the resettlement process. Special attention is drawn to the specificity occupation of different areas related to the political and climatic factors.

The latest researches on history of grain trade of the end of XIX-of the beginning of the XX centuries in South Ural

In article researches of the Ufa historian M.I.Rodnov in which the space of the regional grain market and the mechanism of grain trade in the Ufa province are investigated are analyzed. Degree of novelty of conceptual creation of the historian investigating big of a complex of questions, connected both with the analysis of a historiography of a problem, and with studying of degree of reliability of a complex of documentary sources of various origin, including official and territorial statistics, periodicals, transport statistics and other materials is shown.

Insufficiently explored memoirs of the nobles about Pugachevshina: "Home Notes Journal…"

The article analyses «Home Notes Journal – a source of a memoir type, unpublished and insufficiently explored dealing with the siege of Orenburg during Pugachev's Rebellion of 1773–1775. The purpose of this article is to examine the source from the author`s social psychology not from its actual side. The work aims to reconstruct the author's perception of the rebels, his interpretation of the nature of the historical event, its social basis and its causes. The author highlights the classification of the nobles`approaches to the interpretation of Pugachev revolt. 

The Iranian Factor of Anglo-Soviet Conciliation after Nazi Aggression against the Soviet Union (June – July, 1941)

The hypothesis is justified in the article thatidentity of positions on situation in Iran after Nazi aggression against USSR have predetermined rather rapid overcoming of mutual distrust between USSR and Great Britain and conclusion of an agreement on joint actions in the war against Germany.

Financial aspects of relations between Soviet Union and France in the mid 1920s

The article examine bilateral economic relations between France and Soviet Union  during 1920s. Author analyses documents and materials of Political Bureau of the Communist Party focused on Soviet approaches toward the issues of foreign dept, mutual obligations and financial disputes and issues.

The preservation and researching of the monuments of everyday culture: the Yury Ozarowsky collection

This article is devoted to the collection of the monuments of Russian antiquity, founded by Yury Ozarowsky, the Director of the Aleksandrinsky theatre. In 1914 he opened the “Old little house” historical museum, based on his own collection, in Saint-Petersburg. The author of this article publishes unknown facts and materials about the collection and also reveals Ozarowsky’s activities in the sphere of preservation and popularization of the historical artifacts of 18-19th centuries.

«The war on literature barricades»: legal cases against press in russia during the years of the first russian Revolution

This article deals with such sort of political cases as «literature» cases. During the years of the First Russian Revolution they occupied big part in court reports on political cases. The author emphasizes that after the Name Supreme Decree to the Senate «On casual rules for periodical press» has been signed on November 24, 1905, censorship of the tsar government became harder. Special attention is paid to researching activities of Saratov jurors from the synergy “Young Bar” who stood on guard of an opposed printed word at the time.

Charitable activities of the Empress Maria Fedorovna: letters and memories

The article is based on the research which was carried out to study charity and patronage activity of Empress Maria Fyodorovna. Her active participation caused the appearance of far-reaching system of educational and social institutions. The analysis of the Empress correspondence and contemporaries’ evaluations are the foundation of the article.

Germans of the USSR on a special settling

The article examines such a phenomenon of the Soviet socialist reality as special settling (a special regime when people are not allowed to leave the place of their living). The author studies the life of the Soviet Germans who made up the majority of special settlers. Education, the structure of German special settling, legal aspects and everyday life, reasons and peculiarities of withdrawing this regime are considered