Author: Ruslan Budnik

Articles by Ruslan Budnik:

In the autumn of 1918 in Europe, the battles of the First World War continued. By this time the outcome of the war was predetermined…

Zarnitsa was a mass sports game of the 20th century. It was a team competition with elements of military field exercises. “Oh, yes, we also…

Not far from the famous port city of Kronstadt you can see the walls of an artificial island, called Fort Emperor Alexander or the “Plague”…

In the Ukrainian village of Legezino in the Cherkassy region, there is a monument to “Heroes of frontier guards and their dogs.” It is devoted…

In 1941, the city of Odessa was caught within a ring of Romanian-German offensive formations. The forces of the 11th German and 4th Romanian armies…

In May 1945, American troops captured Rudolf Hale, a German major in the Second World War. During the interrogation, he told that in 1941 he…

Stalags were camps created by the Wehrmacht armed forces to keep prisoners of war who belonged to the rank and file. These places were created…

In the Fall of 1943, fierce battles were fought in the Nevelsky district south of Pskov. Troops of the Soviet Third and Fourth Shock Army…

During the Great Patriotic War, as the Second World War is known by the Russians, there were several occasions when one or more soldiers of…

The Minsk Offensive was a strategic military action carried out in the eastern part of Soviet Belarus and directed against the troops of Nazi Germany.…

The Time of Troubles is one of the most difficult periods in the history of Russia.  It was an era marked by a grave state…

The defense of the old fortress located near the Belarusian city of Brest has become an example of fortitude and courage. When the German army…