Add to favorite
 
11 February




Dates in History
1943—Soviet Government takes a decision to liquidate Checheno-Ingushskaya Republic and to deport Chechens and Ingushes.
At the end of February 1944, 650 thousand Chechens, Ingushes, Kalmyks, and Karachais are deported to eastern regions of the USSR. 19 thousand NKVD (People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs, future KGB) officers and privates take part in the operation.

1918—Alexander Solzhenitsyn, writer, is born.
In 1970 he wins the Nobel Prize in literature, and in 1974 the Soviet Government banishes him from the USSR, but in 1994 he returns to his motherland. Solzhenitsyn is considered Russias most important serious writer nowadays.

1902—Lyubov Orlova, actress, is born.
Lyubov Orlova stars in the most popular Soviet musical comedies Jolly Fellows and Volga-Volga.

1829—Alexander Griboyedov, diplomat, playwright, dies.
One of the most famous Russian playwrights dies tragically in Teheran, where he works as a diplomat. A mob of Moslem fanatics bursts into the building of Russian mission and slaughters everybody. Griboyedovs body is recognized only by his left hand, which has a scar.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
International Music Humour Festival  Moscow  animation  Anton Chekhov  Virtual Tours   Russian history  Space Exploration  Parking  Wooden Architecture  Russian tourism  Russian business  Andrei Mironov  Gaidar Forum  Penza  Football  Shnit International Short Film Festival  Olympics 2012  Joseph Stalin  Sergey Kupriyanov  Sochi Games   Sewing  Archeology  Chukotka  Warm places  Astrakhan  Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya  Moscow Houses  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian astronomers  Tsaritsyno museum and reserve   Forest Reserves  ecological actions  National Museum Of Chechnya  Russia-USA  New Italian Cinema Festival  Charity  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Genesis  Romanovs  Kaliningrad  Festivals  Old Moscow  State Historical Museum  Russian Cinema  Ultralight Trike Show  Painting  Armavir  Russian Literature  Omsk region  Russian designers 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites