Add to favorite
 
23 October — City Day: Nazran



Founded in 1781


Dates in History
2002—Chechen terrorists stormed a Moscow theater centre at Dubrovka during a performance of the musical Nord-Ost, taking an estimated 1000 people hostage, mostly guests and staff members of the theater.
Threatening to blow up the building, terrorists demanded immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Chechnya. The standoff ended three days later, on October 26, when Russian riot squads raided the building. All terrorists were annihilated, 128 hostages died in the takeover, almost all as a result of a gas that was used by federal forces to subdue the terrorists.

1958—Russian poet and writer Boris Pasternak, author of the world famous novel Doctor Zhivago, is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The award is for his important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition. He accepts the prize first, but later is forced by the authorities of USSR to decline it.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
St. Petersburg  Yekaterinburg  Maxim Vylegzhanin  New Year  Debtors  system of governmental scientific attestation  Russian Stage Directors  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Albert Charkin  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian visa  Russian tourism  Igor Shuvalov  Russian boxing  Science Awards  Sokolniki  activity holidays  Still Life  physics  tourism  Old Churches  Solovki  Natalya Osipova  buy Russian designers  Coats of Arms, Russian History  Bell Ringing  Timiryazev Museum  Moscow planetarium  Russian law  Russian regions  Russia Travel Tips  Internet in Russia  Samara  Sports  Festivals in Moscow  Yekaterina Trubetskaya  Oleg Yefremov  Transplant Surgery  Moscow  Operas in Moscow  travel to Russia  Russian business  Chelyabinsk  Moscow skyscrapers   Russian Cinema  Demyan Kudryavtsev  international cooperation  Blue Stone  Hermitage Museum  Russian hotels 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites