Aleksandar Puškin

Alexander Pushkin We present you the seventh episode from the series “Serbian-Russian medallions” about Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin. Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was born on June 6, 1799, in Moscow, and died in St. Petersburg on February 10, 1837. This is a story about an exceptional person, a great Russian writer who has a lot in common…

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Lazar the Serb, Lazar Hilandarac

Lazar the Serb In today’s episode of Russian-Serbian medallions, we bring you the story of a very interesting historical figure. The topic of today’s episode is Lazar Hilandarian, also known as Lazar the Serb or Lazar the Monk. Lazar was born in Prizren, and it is assumed that he fled to Moscow after the Kosovo…

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Karadjordje Petrovic

Karadjordje Petrovic Entire books have been written about this great historical figure and we could talk about him for days. However, in the new episode of Serb-Russian Medallions we will tell a short story about this great man. He was the leader of the First Serbian Uprising, had very close, long-term ties with Russian statesmen,…

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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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