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Maxim Dmitriev was born and spent most of his life in Nizhny Novgorod. Volga species associated with river crafts were the focus of his attention. The immensity of the homeland, its beauty inspired the photographer. At the same time, he could not remain indifferent to the tragic events that were taking place: famine, crop failure, epidemics.

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The army was formed on the Kwantung Peninsula in 1931. Initially, its number was about 15 thousand people. Here saboteurs were trained for operations against the Soviet Union and Mongolia. In 1938, more than 200 thousand Japanese served in the Kwantung Army. Operation Nekka against the troops of the Chinese Republic lasted from January to May 1933.

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William Carrick's father for trade moved from Edinburgh to Kronstadt, and then to St. Petersburg. So our hero was in Russia. During the Crimean War, his father was ruined. Then William decided to start his own business in Petersburg - to open a photo studio. A man playing a balalaika A basket saleswoman A coachman A wedding in the village of the Knife Sharpener The photographic adventures of Carrick (by the way, who studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts) in Russia began with an acquaintance with photo technician John McGregor.

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The focus was on an album of an unknown Leningrad family of the 1920s-1940s. It contains professional and amateur photos in which there are no marks or signatures. The composition of amateur frames made in the interior and in the open air, the choice of lighting and other details suggest that the owners and creators of the album were quite familiar with the technique of photographing and retouching.

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Magazines came out full-format and compact, which easily fit in your pocket. And the list of publications is quite voluminous - about 30. Among the most famous are “Beach Adonis”, “Demi-Gods”, “Mr. America ”,“ The Young Physique ”,“ Muscle Power ”,“ MANual ”,“ Man's World ”. Interest in bifcake publications was revived in the 1980-1990s, when men really turned to fitness as a way of life, and a beautiful body became a cult.

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“Germany financed its war almost entirely with loans. It is not surprising that even before the end of the war, inflation rose to incredible proportions. They printed about ninety billion marks, while their gold supply amounted to no more than a third. The revolutionary government of the people’s plenipotentiaries further increased the money supply, as other countries continued to accept German bank notes as payment for the transportation of food and raw materials. ”

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It is difficult to say who Atzge considered himself to be: a documentalist, an artist, or he didn’t worry at all about it, but shot impassively, like a statistician. According to one of the versions, Atzhe shot what is called utilitarian materials, and they acquired their artistic rethinking with the advent of the surrealists. Archive Atzhe after his death in 1927, bought and brought to the United States Berenice Abbott.

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The Afghan war, which lasted 10 years (1979−1989), did not bring to the Soviet Union neither fame nor any substantial compensation for the sacrifices made. It can be said that the outcome of that war is deplorable: according to official data, the number of dead exceeds 15 thousand, sanitary losses (wounded, contused, injured make up about 54 thousand; more than 10 thousand people dismissed from military service, became disabled ...).

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Nikita Khrushchev, for example, attended the wedding of Valentina Tereshkova and Andriyan Nikolaev. However, the groom from this was not thrilled. “He, on the contrary, ruined our wedding. I wanted to hold it in the Officers' Club of the Moscow Garrison, ordered a table for 300 seats, and Khrushchev conveyed that the wedding would be in the Government Reception House.

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Sleeping Dragoman (translator and negotiator) Group of representatives of the Bisharin tribe, Egypt Arabic "restaurant" Tourists climb the pyramid Egyptian people riding donkeys Snake charmer Colonnade of the ancient Greek goddess Dysis Triumphal arch in Palmyra Entrance to the tomb, Thebes Aquifer Europe tourists in Egypt. on the Nile Statue of Ramses II in the Palace of Luxor Dancer Residents of Egypt Palmyra Girl in ceremonial attire Views of the Nile

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Beautiful palace in the style of the Italian Renaissance, which competes with Vorontsovsky for the title of the most elegant residence of the Crimea. The place where the Romanovs rested for half a century. The palace where Mark Twain once visited, then the future famous writer. And in 1945, the Yalta Conference was held here.

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Eastern Front in 1942 Berlin's Occupation Zones Japan-controlled Territories in 1945 International Trade Flows, 1950 Antarctic Rocket Lands in Cuba during the Caribbean Crisis Map of Moscow Center in the 1980s West and East Berlin Arctic Region, 2000 Map of Baghdad , 2003 Detailed map of the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2010

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One of the consequences of the First World War, which we still feel, is the Middle East conflict. Following the war, Palestine was entrusted to Great Britain by the administration, during which the British administration, among other things, was to prepare Palestine for the formation of a Jewish national state (by 1922, Zionism was a serious political movement).

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Traditionally, the Pulitzer Prize is awarded on the first Monday of May by members of Columbia University USA. The size of the award for most nominations is ten thousand dollars. Separately, the category “For service to society” is noted, the winner of which receives not only monetary rewards, but also the gold medal “For decent service to society”.

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Little Svetlana with her mother Nadezhda Alliluyeva, who committed suicide November 9, 1932 As a child, her nanny Alexander Andreev had a greater influence on Svetlana on Stalin, Beria and Svetlana Stalin (Alliluyeva) at the state school in Abkhazia Svetlana graduated from the 25th model school in Abkhazia with honors. Moscow

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Previously, snow was taken out on a sleigh. Snow removal in Bolshoi Ivanovsky lane (now Zabelin Street), 1898 Snow cleaning with a horse besieged Leningrad, 1943. Trams were used for its removal. Removal of snow from Palace Square. Snow removal on Okhotny Ryad, 1947 Snow removal.

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The family of the merchant Polenov, who was shot in 1918 by the Bolsheviks. 1910 photo Lev Tolstoy with his wife N. P. Grodzky with his daughter Polina in their arms, wife EK Grodzskaya, daughter Elena and son Nikolai Ivan Bunin with elder brother Family Granstrem Chekhov with family Afanasy Fet with family Tuchkov family Photo of of the family archive of Isayevs-Yascheritsyn Valery Bryusov with his wife .

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In 1891, the Officers' Cooperative Joint-Stock Company was established, the purpose of which was "to deliver to its consumers the items necessary for them, mainly uniforms, equipment, shoes and linen of quite good quality at the lowest possible prices." The first Voentorg was opened on the corner of Kirochnaya and Liteiny, in the newly built Officer's Assembly building (1898).

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Attorney Ines Micholland Beushevain is preparing to take part in the parade for women's suffrage. USA. 1913 Sniper Rose Shanina. I went to the front after I learned about the death of my two brothers. On her account, 59 confirmed destroyed Wehrmacht soldiers and officers, among whom were 12 enemy snipers.

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