August in Russian History

Calendar of Russian History
31 Pin-lisäystä324 Seuraajat
1 August 1946. Russian POWs that had collaborated with the Nazis in the Russian Liberation Army are executed for treason

1 August 1946. Russian POWs that had collaborated with the Nazis in the Russian Liberation Army are executed for treason

2 August 1377. Drunken Russian forces are slaughtered by the Blue Horde Khan Arapsha in the Battle on Pyana River

2 August 1377. Drunken Russian forces are slaughtered by the Blue Horde Khan Arapsha in the Battle on Pyana River

3 August 2008. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn dies

3 August 2008. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn dies

4 August 1975. Ipatev House is demolished by orders of the Politburo

4 August 1975. Ipatev House is demolished by orders of the Politburo

5 August 1941. The Battle of Smolensk ends with Germany taking 300,000 Red Army soldiers as prisoners

5 August 1941. The Battle of Smolensk ends with Germany taking 300,000 Red Army soldiers as prisoners

6 August 1845. The Russian Geographical Society is Founded

6 August 1845. The Russian Geographical Society is Founded

7 August 2008. Russo-Georgian War begins in the outskirts of the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali

7 August 2008. Russo-Georgian War begins in the outskirts of the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali

8 August 1953. Soviet Premiere Georgi Malenkov announces that Soviet Union has successfully tested the Hydrogen Bomb

8 August 1953. Soviet Premiere Georgi Malenkov announces that Soviet Union has successfully tested the Hydrogen Bomb

9 August 1999. Boris Yeltsin fires Sergei Stepashin after only three months of office and also his entire cabinet

9 August 1999. Boris Yeltsin fires Sergei Stepashin after only three months of office and also his entire cabinet

10 August 1904. Battle of the Yellow Sea takes place near Port Arthur between the Russian and the Japanese navies

10 August 1904. Battle of the Yellow Sea takes place near Port Arthur between the Russian and the Japanese navies

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