Regional History and Local Studies

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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. 

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.

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

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

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