On March 3 Bulgaria celebrates its national holiday - Liberation Day from the Ottoman Empire. It came as a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78. On March 3, in San Stefano, near Istanbul, a peace treaty was signed between Russia and the..
A wave of enthusiasm swept over the country as news of the manifesto by force of which Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire reached the Russian people. Russia’s intellectuals were particularly active, and especially doctors. They organized..
The Russian State Film & Photo Archive keeps roughly 1.5 million photo documents featuring various events not only from the history of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation but also from the history of the world. The..