Home of the Northern War: Danish campaign and the siege of Narva

North started the war on the Allied invasion of in the Swedish possessions. First, in 1700 the 7000th Saxon army led by the Elector Augustus II without declaring war, invaded Livonia. Dinamiunde Saxons captured the town and laid siege to the city of Riga. The Danes have decided to knock on the Duchy of Holstein, the union of Sweden, protect yourself from the rear. In March 16000th Danish army led by the Danish King Frederik IV (1699 — 1730), invaded the duchy. The Danes captured the fortress Guzum (Husum) and besieged Tonningen. After the occupation of the Danish Holstein

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The First World War: the situation on the border with Austria-Hungary and the Black Sea. Mayhem Belgium

The Russian command was not going to defend the western part of the Kingdom of Poland. This area is deeply wedged between Germany and Austria-Hungary, it was difficult to defend, the enemy could surround our troops. Because the deployment of the main forces went on the strip of the river Neman, Brest, Rivne, Proskurov. The area of the Vistula with the beginning of the "Great War" took the part of the German Landwehr.

They behaved aggressively, although the horror of times the second world war was still far away. Imposed an indemnity, took hostages, the men sent out to the

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Beginning of the Peoples War

The manifestations of the people's war against Napoleon's army majestically possible to see from the very beginning of the campaign of 1812. Already in the areas of Lithuania and Belarus farmers attacked the invaders. These attacks were a response to the public policy of the invaders. Capturing Lithuania and Belarus Napoleon Bonaparte had hoped for a large part of the separatist aspirations of the local gentry. The French government provided a semblance of Lithuania, but instead claimed people and food. In addition, Napoleon did not pursue the progressive measures that he introduced to life in a number of European

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Western experts do not believe in the Russian UAV

Future Russian unmanned aerial (UAV) and unmanned vehicles is not ideal. Such information is contained in a report posted organization «International releyshnz End Network security» (International Relations and Security Network). Expert Mark Galeotti believes there severe doubts monetary and technical abilities of, which may not allow you to make this program from. «Drones — are not toys, — said Russian President Vladimir Putin. — We will not use them because they consume other countries. This is not a computer game. » Maybe so, but the zeal of the Russian Federation armed forces make massive demographic problems during development can

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Robotic war: every fifty soldiers in modern U.S. Army — a robot

According to estimates of professionals, the role of each fiftieth soldier in the U.S. Army today plays bot. For example, the U.S. Army uses more bots to deactivate roadside bombs and conducting unmanned reconnaissance missions in the Middle East. And now they even make armed robotic soldiers that can withstand a huge amount of direct hits. And although more youthful generation of American fighter «knows that it will save their lives», these developments raise some serious ethical questions about the possibility of human technology to take decisions in piquant situation. Many people ask the question for yourself: Does not get

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State hazing

As is clear, though what kind of society is doomed to conflict, with the higher the imbalance between the sex ratio, the conflicts Jabneh. Many have heard about does not stop squabbles in a purely women's team, and, of course, everyone knows about the problems just an isolated group of men, such as the army.

About pripiranii young inexperienced men's Mother "grandfathers" written, rewritten. Who terribly outraged by this discrepancy, who treat her more loyal, believing that only brings up a similar real man's spirit. Yet, there is no bullying is so break out in some parts of the

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National Guard of the Russian Federation and the Syrian option invasion: tomorrow our army

The new chief of the General Staff, Colonel-General Valery Gerasimov, at a meeting with military attaches, explained what tasks facing the new management of the Armed Forces and will last as military construction. Specifically last and not move in any other direction. This is Valeriy spoke so that vibrations do not appear: "Anticipating your questions about the ability of a sharp configuration of the course of military development, I note that it will not."

Contrary to the expectations of those who are inclined to judge the military reform by tabloid headlines — "change course" nowhere. You can either complete the

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NATO: Afghan army post on

Last week it became clear that the NATO Secretary General Rasmussen emperor suggested to participate in the financing of the Afghan armed forces of those countries that are currently not part of the Alliance. Among these states Anders Fogh Rasmussen sees and the Russian Federation. He is confident that specifically cash infusion into the Afghan army after the withdrawal of NATO troops will ensure the benign future in this country, and means and throughout the region. In addition, Rasmussen recalled that the countries themselves — Alliance members meet once a year "reset" and sent to Kabul, a little much, 4

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The official statement of Izhmash

JSC Izhmash Information for the media September 27, 2011

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OFFICIAL STATEMENT JSC "Izhmash"

In response to statements by some media about the discontinuation of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, due to the refusal of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation from the purchase of these weapons, JSC "Izhmash" states the following:

"Izhmash" is the only developer and manufacturer of MT Kalashnikov automatic weapons, and manufactured at its basis a wide range of civilian weapons. The Kalashnikov rifle is now the most popular, acclaimed the most reliable small arms in the world.

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The true national betrayal — it Bialowieza conspiracy, not the Brest peace

Vladimir Putin, speaking last week in the Federation Council, and responding to questions, said that the premise of defeat RF in the First World War was a "national betrayal" and reckoned it to blame "the then management of the country", ie, the Bolsheviks, who had gone to the signing of the Brest peace. However, here for the balance of said: "They carried on the cross for himself. They make amends to the state during the second world war, stately Russian — it's true. "

With all this, he expressed the thesis that in the end our homeland lost the war

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