Regional History and Local Studies

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 The article is based on a number of unpublished articles and highlights the aspect of continuity in old-believers’ practice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

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.

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.

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

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

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