January in Russian History

Calendar of Russian History
31 Pin-lisäystä322 Seuraajat
1 January 1961. Major monetary reform takes place in Soviet Union as old banknotes are replaced with new ones in ratio of 10:1

1 January 1961. Major monetary reform takes place in Soviet Union as old banknotes are replaced with new ones in ratio of 10:1

2 January 1703. Vedomosti, the first Russian printed newspaper comes out on orders of Peter the Great

2 January 1703. Vedomosti, the first Russian printed newspaper comes out on orders of Peter the Great

3 January 1993. START II, the Second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, is signed by George Bush and Boris Yeltsin in Moscow

3 January 1993. START II, the Second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, is signed by George Bush and Boris Yeltsin in Moscow

4 January 1980. Boycott of the Moscow Olympics is announced by Jimmy Carter and followed by 60 other states

4 January 1980. Boycott of the Moscow Olympics is announced by Jimmy Carter and followed by 60 other states

5 January 1762. Russian Empress Elizabeth dies

5 January 1762. Russian Empress Elizabeth dies

6 January 1972. A prominent writer and one of the founders of Russian dissident movement, Vladimir Bukovsky, is sentenced for "anti-Soviet propaganda"

6 January 1972. A prominent writer and one of the founders of Russian dissident movement, Vladimir Bukovsky, is sentenced for "anti-Soviet propaganda"

7 January 2009. Russia cuts off gas flow to Southeastern Europe through Ukraine for 23 days in a gas dispute over the alleged debt of 2.4 billion to Gazprom

7 January 2009. Russia cuts off gas flow to Southeastern Europe through Ukraine for 23 days in a gas dispute over the alleged debt of 2.4 billion to Gazprom

8 January 1902. Stalin’s close associate and Khrushchev’s bitter rival, Georgy Malenkov is born

8 January 1902. Stalin’s close associate and Khrushchev’s bitter rival, Georgy Malenkov is born

9 January 1792. The signing of the Treaty of Jassy ends the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-92

9 January 1792. The signing of the Treaty of Jassy ends the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-92

10 January 1916 WWI: Russia defeats the Ottoman Empire in the Erzerum Offensive

10 January 1916 WWI: Russia defeats the Ottoman Empire in the Erzerum Offensive

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