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Military Engineering-Technical University
The Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Military Engineering-Technical University (Nikolaevsky) (Russian: Санкт-Петербургский Военный инженерно-технический университет, VITU), previously known as the Saint Petersburg Nikolaevsky Engineering
Engineering
Academy, was established in 1810 under Alexander I. The university is situated in the former barracks of the Cavalier-Guard Regiment where the university was founded.[1]Contents1 Description 2 History2.1 The Second World War3 Traditions of Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
High School of Military Engineers 4 Alumni and faculty 5 Sources 6 External linksDescription[edit] Military Engineering- Technical University
Technical University
is a higher military educational institution preparing officers of engineering and building specialties for all branches of troops and navy
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Rector (academia)
A rector ("ruler", from Latin: regerre and rector meaning "ruler") is a senior official in an educational institution, and can refer to an official in either a university or a secondary school. Outside the English-speaking world
English-speaking world
the rector is often the most senior official in a university, whilst in the United States
United States
the most senior official is often referred to as President and in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
the most senior official is the Chancellor, whose office is primarily ceremonial and titular. The term and office of a rector can be referred to as a rectorate
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Moscow Victory Parade Of 1945
The Moscow
Moscow
Victory Parade of 1945 (Russian: Парад Победы, tr. Parad Pobedy) was a victory parade held by the Soviet Armed Forces (with the Color Guard Company representing the First Polish Army) after the defeat of Nazi Germany. This, the longest and largest military parade ever held on Red Square
Red Square
in the Soviet capital Moscow, involved 40,000 Red Army
Red Army
soldiers and 1,850 military vehicles and other military hardware
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Fascism
Fascism
Fascism
(/ˈfæʃɪzəm/) is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism,[1][2] characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce,[3] which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.[4] The first fascist movements emerged in Italy during World War I
World War I
before it spread to other European countries.[4] Opposed to liberalism, Marxism
Marxism
and anarchism, fascism is usually placed on the far-right within the traditional left–right spectrum.[5][6][7][4][8][9] Fascists saw World War I
World War I
as a revolution that brought massive changes to the nature of war, society, the state and technology. The advent of total war and the total mass mobilization of society had broken down the distinction between civilians and combatants
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Brest Fortress
Brest Fortress
Brest Fortress
(Belarusian: Брэсцкая крэпасць, Brestskaya krepasts'; Russian: Брестская крепость, Brestskaya krepost'; Polish: Twierdza brzeska), formerly known as Brest-Litovsk Fortress, is a 19th-century Russian fortress in Brest, Belarus, the former Byelorussian SSR. In 1965, the title Hero Fortress was given to the Fortress to commemorate the defence of the frontier stronghold during the first week of the German-Soviet War, when Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
on June 22, 1941, with the launch of World War II's Operation Barbarossa. The title Hero Fortress corresponds to the title Hero City, that was awarded to an eventual total of twelve Soviet cities
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Krasnaya Gorka Fort
Krasnaya Gorka (Красная Горка meaning red Hill) is a coastal artillery fortress west of Lomonosov, Russia
Lomonosov, Russia
on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, opposite Kotlin Island
Kotlin Island
and the Baltic Fleet's base at Kronstadt. The nearest settlement is Lebyazhye (Лебяжье).Contents1 History 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] The fort was established in the 18th Century and substantially modernised in the late 19th – early 20th century with the installation of 12 inch guns in concrete casemates
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Siege Of Leningrad
Soviet victorySoviets lift siege and repel Nazis from LeningradBelligerents Germany  Finland[1][2]  Italy[3]  Soviet UnionCommanders and leaders W. Ritter von Leeb Georg von Küchler C.G.E
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Russian Academy Of Sciences
The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS; Russian: Росси́йская акаде́мия нау́к (РАН) Rossíiskaya akadémiya naúk) consists of the national academy of Russia; a network of scientific research institutes from across the Russian Federation; and additional scientific and social units such as libraries, publishing units, and hospitals. Headquartered in Moscow, the Academy (RAS) is considered a civil, self-governed, non-commercial organization[2] chartered by the Government of Russia. It combines the members of RAS (see below) and scientists employed by institutions
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Road Of Life
The Road of Life (Доро́га жи́зни, doroga zhizni) was the ice road winter transport route across the frozen Lake Ladoga, which provided the only access to the besieged city of Leningrad
Leningrad
while the perimeter in the siege was maintained by the German Army Group North and the Finnish Defence Forces. The siege lasted for 29 months from 8 September 1941, to 27 January 1944
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Order Of The Patriotic War
US-sized ribbon of the Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class US-sized ribbon of the Order of the Patriotic War, 2nd classThe Order of the Patriotic War
Order of the Patriotic War
(Russian: Орден Отечественной войны) is a Soviet military decoration that was awarded to all soldiers in the Soviet armed forces, security troops, and to partisans for heroic deeds during the German-Soviet War, known by the former- Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as the Great Patriotic War.Contents1 History 2 Design 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] The Order was established on 20 May 1942 and came in first class and second class depending upon the merit of the deed. It was the first Soviet order established during the war, and the first Soviet order divided into classes. Its statute precisely defined, which deeds are awarded with the order, e.g
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Military Engineering
Military engineering
Military engineering
is loosely defined as the art, science, and practice of designing and building military works and maintaining lines of military transport and communications. Military engineers are also responsible for logistics behind military tactics. Modern military engineering differs from civil engineering. In the 20th and 21st centuries, military engineering also includes other engineering disciplines such as mechanical and electrical engineering techniques.[1] According to NATO, "military engineering is that engineer activity undertaken, regardless of component or service, to shape the physical operating environment. Military engineering
Military engineering
incorporates support to maneuver and to the force as a whole, including military engineering functions such as engineer support to force protection, counter-improvised explosive devices, environmental protection, engineer intelligence and military search
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Joseph Stalin
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin[note 1] (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian ethnicity. Governing the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953, he served as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
from 1922 to 1952 and as Premier of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
from 1941 to 1953. Initially heading a collective one-party state government, by 1937 he was the country's de facto dictator. Ideologically a Marxist and a Leninist, Stalin helped to formalise these ideas as Marxism– Leninism
Leninism
while his own policies became known as Stalinism. Raised into a poor family in Gori, Russian Empire, as a youth Stalin joined the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party
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Leonid Artamonov
Leonid Konstantinovich Artamonov (Russian: Леони́д Константи́нович Артамо́нов; 25 February 1859 – 1 January 1932) was a Russian military engineer, adviser and general, geographer and traveler, explorer of Africa, writer, veteran of the First World War and the Russo-Japanese War.Contents1 Biography 2 Writings 3 Awards 4 See also 5 Notes 6 ReferencesBiography[edit]General Artamonov in 1900Leonid Artamonov, was born in Kherson Governorate on February 25, 1859.[1][2] He studied in the Michailovsky Cadet School, then Artamonov after his graduation from the Military Engineering-Technical University in 1883, he also graduated from the General Staff Academy.[2] In 1897, he was a member of the Russian diplomatic mission to Ethiopia, where he became a military adviser of Negus Menelek II of Ethiopia.[2] During 1897–1898, he became a military aide of Menelek II in his boundary confrontation against the British colonialists. Ar
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Menelik II
Emperor Menelik II
Menelik II
GCB, GCMG (Ge'ez: ዳግማዊ ምኒልክ, Dagmäwi Menelik [nb 1]), baptised as Sahle Maryam (17 August 1844 – 12 December 1913), was Negus[nb 2] of Shewa
Shewa
(1866–89), then Emperor of Ethiopia[nb 3] from 1889 to his death in 1913
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Ignatius Bryanchaninov
Saint Ignatius (secular name Dmitry Alexandrovich Brianchaninov, Russian: Дмитрий Александрович Брянчанинов, dmʲitrʲɪɪ̯ ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪd͡ʑ brʲænʲt͡ɕæˈnʲinəf; 1807–1867) was a bishop and theologian of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was glorified (canonized) as a saint by the 1988 meeting of the Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. His relics are preserved at the ancient Tolga Monastery on the Volga River near Yaroslavl.[1]Contents1 Life and work 2 Books 3 Quotes 4 References 5 External linksLife and work[edit] Dmitry Bryanchaninov was born in the manor of Pokrovskoye to one of the wealthiest landowning families of the Governorate of Vologda. He was educated at Main Military Engineering School in St. Petersburg. Although successful in his studies, he was deeply dissatisfied with the lay life and turned to a life of prayer. In 1827 he fell seriously ill and left the army on this ground
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