Add to favorite
20 December

Dates in History
1938—Work-books are introduced in the USSR to keep the record of ones working experience.

1935—The Moscow Hotel is opened.
The Moscow Hotel is one of the biggest and well-known hotels in Moscow. Its image is featured on the Stolichnaya vodka. In 2003 the hotel is taken down.

1917—The Soviet government passed a resolution creating the All-Russian Special Commission for Fighting Counterrevolution and Sabotag
Stalin later defines the essence of the VChk as the main Soviet punitive agency It mainly punishes spies, conspirators, terrorists, bandits, speculators, counterfeiters. It is a kind of military-political tribunal, which aims at protecting the interests of the Revolution from the counterrevolutionary bourgeoisie and its agents.

1699—Peter the Great issues an edict On celebrating the New Year.
The edict introduces the new year numeration starting from the birth of Christ. Hitherto the years are numerated starting from the Creation of the World. On January 1, 7208, according to the old year numeration system, the New Year 1700 started.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Syria  Russian business  New Films  satellite  Russian legislation  Wassily Kandinsky  Tolbachik  Garbage  Russian Animation  All Events  Kemerovo Region  economic crisis  RFID  Russian Ministry of Economic Development  Mikhail Pletnev  Russian Nature  Russian history  Russian Literature  The Best of Russia  Alexei German  Russian nationalists  Russian tourism  Fusion Reactor  Russian Cinema  Harry Bardin  Global Competitiveness Report  Konstantin Khabensky  Russian Music Instruments   Roman Shirokov  investment  Murmansk Region  Roman Empire  St. Petersburg  Russian oil and gas industry   Russian art  Festivals in Moscow  Moscow Theatres  Vladimir Dashkevich  Olympic Games 2012  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian regions  The Voice of Nomads  Moscow  Feodor Bondarchuk  Dynasty  Tula Region  Demidovs' Mansion  Sergei Prokofiev  Golden Mask  Exhibitions in Moscow 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites