Category: Russia

Princess Olga of Kiev

When you think of a saint, most people think of a gentle, Godly person with great patience and faith.  Princess Olga of Kiev proves that a saint can be a woman of God, but not take any crap either. No one is exactly sure of when Olga was born.  Sources put it any where between 879 […]

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THE FIRST USE OF BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AND THE SIEGE OF KAFFA

It is recorded that by 1331 The Black Death was ravaging its way through central Asia. It was for a long time a mystery as to how exactly this plague managed to make its way to the shores of Europe but by reading ancient texts historians and biologists think they have traced its advancement to […]

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The Night Witches

It was 1941 and the Third Reich seemed unstoppable in its roll across Europe.  Hitler and Stalin had a non-aggression pact, but Hitler threw that in the trash and turned his eyes east and invaded the Soviet Union.  By November, the German Army was 19 miles from Moscow and the city of Leningrad was under […]

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