Almost hussar ballad
After the Polish uprising of 1830–1831, the Ingermanland regiment of the hussar cavalry division was deployed in the territory of the future Ivanovo region. The regimental headquarters in 1831-1842 settled in Gavrilov Posad. Under the barracks, the hussars took the building of a local stud farm, and individual regiment squadrons settled in large villages. That is why in 1834, hussars appeared in the village of Teikovo, namely, the 6th squadron of the Ingermanland Hussars. I must say that the history of the regiment is rooted in the beginning of Peter's reforms. In July 1704 in Moscow, the boyar, the future senator and the future first governor of Moscow, Tikhon Nikitich Streshnev (1644-1719), formed the Moscow and city noble landlords. The Ingermanland regiment was formed. His first boss was ...
Mass and power. Antagonism and symbiosis
Grab the eyelids Elias Canetti is known as a writer. And as a citizen of the world. When in 1981 he received the Nobel Prize in Literature, the organizers did not know how to determine his national identity. Canetti was born in Bulgaria, but came from an old Spanish family and in his childhood he spoke old Spanish for a long time. His creative biography is connected with England, Germany and Austria. He saw in his life both world wars, saw the collapse of empires and the colonial world, the cold war, and even managed to live after the collapse of the socialist camp, dying in 1994 at the age of 89 years. Although Canetti gained his fame thanks to literary creativity, the work of his whole life is theoretical. He worked on the nature of mass and power for almost 35 years, and when he finished, he exclaimed that he had managed ...
Headed for September
September 2014 will be a landmark month for the Ivanovo province. There will be a lot of events that you can talk about with the word "for the first time." So, for the first time after a 13-year break, residents will have to take part in the general election of the governor. For the first time, governors will be nominated only by parties. For the first time, candidates will have to overcome the “municipal filter”. And even if it seems that there is still a lot of time before election day, party members hardened in electoral affairs know that it is necessary to begin work on preparing for them now. Therefore, we will tell our readers how preparations are being made for the campaign in those parties for which the election of the governor of the Ivanovo region is of undoubted interest. The first word is “United Russia”.  ...
Internal colonization. Russia's imperial experience
One of the main events in this year’s Russian non-fiction literature was Alexander Etkind’s book Internal Colonization. Imperial experience of Russia ". Killed by critics, this work, although devoted to national history, makes it possible to formulate a lot of interesting things about today's Russia. Suck juices from the colony or collect an empire? Etkind is a world-renowned scientist. He defended his PhD thesis in psychology back in the USSR, then received his Ph.D. in Finland, is a professor of Russian literature and cultural history at Cambridge, and works in a number of American universities. His name is known in Russia, North America, Europe, New Zealand.  ...
Hashtag year
The end of the year is always associated with a summary. Any self-respecting publication and no less self-respecting author column try to throw out in the face of the reader a list of something outstanding over the past 365 days or a picture of the outgoing year. The main problem faced by summing up enthusiasts is which criterion to choose. If you make a list or hit parade of something, then the situation is simple - you know the object of study. In the case of a picture, everything is more complicated: it is necessary to unfold the world under investigation at a certain angle, and so to describe it in as much detail and believable as possible.  ...
Economic tasks
Vladimir Putin held a regular meeting with the Cabinet. His subjects covered a wide range of economic issues - the development of high technologies, infrastructure, small business and foreign economic relations. Moscow and New Delhi are developing cooperation in the energy, aircraft, metallurgy, communications; The issue of creating a joint venture in the field of high technologies is being resolved. First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov reported on the meeting held by the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications. According to Ivanov, last year 16 thousand collective places of access to the Internet were created, connection of all Russian schools to it was completed. Last year we managed to create an information system for managing national projects, which is already working; It is planned to develop similar ...