Beautiful Russian Biathletes
They are not only fast runners and perfect shooters, but also very beautiful girls. Let’s have a look at beautiful Russian biathletes.
Svetlana Sleptsova (July 31, 1986, Khanty-Mansiysk) is a 2010 Olympic champion, 2009 World champion, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, six-time World Cup winner, 2008 World Mixed Relay bronze medalist, six-time Russian champion, three-time junior world champion, two-time European junior champion, holder of the Order of Friendship, honorary citizen of the city of Khanty-Mansiysk. In 2008 Svetlana received Biathlon Award as Best newcomer of the Year.
Yaroslav the Wise – Russian Prince. Photo: terraoko.com
Yaroslav the Wise was Prince of Rostov (987-1010), Prince of Novgorod (1010-1034), Grand Prince of Kiev (1016-1018, 1019-1054).
Yaroslav was a son of Prince Vladimir the Baptist of Russia and Princess Rogneda Rogvolodovna, father, grandfather and uncle of many rulers of Europe.
He went down in history as one of the most powerful rulers of Kievan Rus, the originator of the first known set of laws in Russia - "Russian Truth" (Russkaya Pravda). "Russian Truth" was one of the most important sources on the history of legal, economic and social relations in Russia.
Women's rugby in the USSR and Russia began to develop in 1989, 30 years later than in England and other countries.
In 1989, two women's teams were established: Victoria (Moscow) coached by V. Semenov and I. Kogan, consisting primarily of athletes and Kommunalshik (Barnaul) coached by V. Kobzev, consisting of field hockey players.
In 2004, Women’s Rugby Committee was formed and headed by Irina Muravyova.
Sports schools, developing women's rugby, located in Novokuznetsk, Prokopyevsk (Kemerovo region), Rostov-on-Don, Moscow and Moscow region.
Let’s have a look at the most beautiful Russian rugby players.
Scottish People in Russian History
The people of Scotland voted against its secession from the United Kingdom. According to the results of a referendum, less than 50 percent of voters supported the country's independence. The referendum was held on 18 September, 2014.
I’d like to tell about Scottish People in Russian history. Sometimes the Scots played key roles in Russian history, they served in the Russian army and even reformed it.
History of the Russian-Scottish relations is long, but scientists still cannot reliably determine when it started. It is known, for example, that already in 1495, Ambassador of the Danish King Christian I Peter Davidson arrived in Moscow. He came to Russia on a ship with "copper ... and four excellent masters from Scotland." So the first Scottish migrant workers were in Russia already in the XV century. The Scots served as mercenaries in the Russian army.
Happy Teacher's Day
On October 5 teachers all over the world celebrate their professional holiday. It’s difficult to overestimate their role in everyone's life. In honor of the holiday, let’s recall the main Russian teachers.