Nikolay Raevsky In the previous episode of Serbian-Russian medallions, we spoke about the substantial numbers of Russian volunteers about three thousand officers and soldiers who came to Serbia. We mentioned the name of Colonel Nikolai Nikolayevich Raevski. Nikolai Nikolayevich Raevski comes from the old aristocratic Russian family Raevski, which has its aristocratic roots since the…

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Serbian architecture through history

Serbian architecture through history III The story of the development of Serbian and architecture would not be complete at all if we did not take into account the influences of fortification architecture. Fortresses and “fortress cities” have been gaining importance since the early Middle Ages. The need to protect royal castles and urban settlements and…

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Polunin Ink – fund raising event A fund-raising gala event of the Polunin Ink Foundation was held on September 28 at 8 pm at the National Theater in Belgrade. For two years now, the foundation has been dedicated to the further development, modernization, and popularization of ballet. At the gala event held at the National…

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Serbian architecture through history

Serbian architecture through history II Today’s time machine, we begin with the reign of King Milutin. During his rule, mining in Serbia developed, which enabled the strengthening of the Serbian economy and thus more money to pay for the army and mercenaries. Milutin was an extremely capable and ambitious politician and statesman. He managed to…

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Serbian architecture through history

Serbian architecture through history In the sixth, and mostly during the seventh century, the Slavs inhabited the territory of the Balkan Peninsula. The largest migrations of Slavic tribes took place after a series of wars between the Sasidian Empire (ie Persia) and the Avar Cataganate against Byzantium (ie the Eastern Roman Empire). Insufficiently organized Slavs…

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