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7 amazing places on the planet that everyone should see and visit

There are many places on Earth that are not so popular among tourists, although they deserve more attention. And many of themcreated not by hands, but by nature, which makes them even more unique and attractive. In Thingvellir National Park, there is the Silfra Fault, which is Icelandic “silver gorge”. Geologists believe that this is …

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Pechenegs, Polovtsians, Khazars: where did all the peoples who came to Russia go?

Khazars, Pechenegs and Polovtsians were once some of the largest tribes in Eastern Europe. Hordes of nomads made regular attacks on the Slavic principalities, often broke through the borders of Byzantium and kept all Central Asian states in suspense. However, having unexpectedly appeared at the dawn of the history of Russia, these peoples also suddenly …

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What have scientists found in the most inaccessible place on the planet at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean?

In 2020, Japanese scientists drilled the bottom in the most remote and hard-to-reach region of the Pacific Ocean and lifted layers of soil between 4.5 and 100 million years old. We are talking about the Ocean Pole of Inaccessibility or Point Nemo — the region that is as distant as possible from all five continents. …

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4 territories that belong to Russia, but are outside of it

The cold Arctic islands of Svalbard, the warm coast of the Red Sea and the desert landscapes of Kazakhstan — the Russian flag flies over these and some other foreign territories. Forgotten, abandoned to the very end of the Earth, a Russian workers’ settlement. Barentsburg is located on the island of West Spitsbergen and is …

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How were old slaves treated in ancient times?

Slavery, despite its cruelty, played a significant role in the development of civilization. Slaves were the backbone of agriculture and construction. However, with age, they became weaker, began to get sick and could not work as before. The sick slave could not be sold; he became useless to his master. The fate of the aged …

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6 new countries that may appear over the next 30 years

The emergence of a new state on the world map is a rare and complex process. However, today there are regions on the planet whose inhabitants have been striving for independence for a long time and are close to creating their own country. This Spanish region has been fighting for its independence since its loss …

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How do the descendants of Gorbachev live today?

Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev is the last head of the Soviet Union. His name is associated with unsuccessful reforms, the economic crisis and the collapse of the country. Gorbachev’s only child. She was not a public person, only people from the politician’s inner circle knew about her. Irina received her education in an ordinary Soviet school, …

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How the Moon and the Sun affect a person?

Surely many have heard that the lunar phases and solar activity can affect a person’s well-being. But is this statement true from a scientific point of view? According to the British police, on the full moon Australian psychiatrists have drawn curious conclusions. Full moon admission of critically ill patients to clinics in Australia According to …

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How real is the seizure of Siberia by China?

China’s offensive into Siberia is one of the hottest topics in Russian society, which raises concerns on the part of a distant neighbor. Although only 30 thousand Chinese live in our country, official data do not take into account more than 2 million workers and illegal immigrants who have flooded Siberia and the Far East, …

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How do modern Indians relate to the United States and Americans?

The colonization of America by European countries is a long and cruel process. British colonists in the north of the continent fought with indigenous peoples for hundreds of years, often exterminating them. After gaining independence, the United States continued the war against the Indians and stopped only in the 20th century. Fate has treated the …

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