Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/; Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. Continue reading

Receiver that could detect radio waves produced by lightning discharges

Aleksandr Stepanovich Popov, a Russian Radio inventor, claimed by historians from the former Soviet Union, had a meeting with the Russian Physical and Chemical Society that took place on May 7, 1895. Continue reading

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (/ˈjɛltsɪn/;[3] Russian: Бори́с Никола́евич Е́льцин; IPA: [bɐˈrʲis nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈjelʲtsɨn] ; (1 February 1931 – 23 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Continue reading

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Russia

Another day in history was May 27, 1997, when Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, then Russian president, signed the cooperative pact with other NATO officials. North Atlantic Treaty Organization gave Russia a consultative role in NATO decisions, and in return Russia did not place obstacles in the way of several of the former Soviet-block countries who were also applying to join NATO.

Date:
      May 27th 1997
Name(s):
      Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
Occupation:
      Russian President


Additional Information:

  • NATO–Russia relations – Wikipedia
    NATO–Russian relations, relations between the NATO Military Alliance and the Russian Federation were established in 1991 within the framework of the North Atlantic Cooperation Council.
  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) | Council on Foreign …
    Russian aggression in Ukraine has breathed new life into the Cold War-era security alliance, prompting allies to reinforce defenses in Eastern Europe and expand cooperation with nonmembers.
  • NATO – Topic: Relations with Russia
    For more than two decades, NATO has strived to build a partnership with Russia, developing dialogue and practical cooperation in areas of common interest.
  • NATO – Topic: NATO-Russia relations: the facts
    Since Russia began its illegal military intervention in Ukraine, Russian officials have accused NATO of a series of mythical provocations, threats and hostile actions stretching back over 25 years. This webpage sets out the facts.
  • Boris Yeltsin – Wikipedia
    Boris Yeltsin was born in the village of Butka, Talitsky District, Sverdlovsk, USSR, on 1 February 1931. In 1932 after the state took away the entire harvest from the recently collectivised Butka peasants, the Yeltsin family moved as far away as they could, to Kazan, more than 1,100 kilometres from Butka, where Boris’ father, Nikolai, found work on a construction site.

Russians first developed a multistep crude oil refining process

First Multistep crude oil refining was a process called distilling, Continue reading

Plum Cultivation used in Medicinal Preparations

Several places have been cultivating plumes about 2000 years ago, places like the Andean Highlands (now Peru) and Caucasus area between the Black and Caspian seas, just to name two. Continue reading

The First Artificial Insemination Centre for Horses

Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov would collect semen from a stallion (male horse) when it mounted a fake mare (fake female horse). One a sample was collected, it would be diluted and stored. When needed the diluted sample would be inserted in to the genital track of a real mare.

Date: 1901
Name(s): Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov
Occupation: Biologist
Location: Russia


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William Howard Russell

Sir William Howard Russell, CVO (28 March 1820, Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland – 11 February 1907, London, England) was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents. Continue reading

Crimean War receive extensive newspaper coverage

The Crimean War (1853-56), was the first war to receive extensive newspaper coverage. Continue reading

Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin: Democratically elected leader of Russia

Russia for the longest time had been a Social Communist country… Continue reading