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How "Alenka" got on the wrapper from chocolate
Eight-month Elena Gerinas has been the emblem of the famous chocolate "Alenka" for more than half a century. But there could be Vasnetsovskaya "Alyonushka" there, for example. But the image of a trusting person in the scarf of the daughter of the...
26 May 2018, 18:05
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Customs officers seized a collection of silver coins and medals, which they tried to import illegally
Customs officers seized a collection of silver coins and medals, which they tried to import illegally
Employees of the customs post "Boryspil-airport" of the Kiev customs fixed another attempt to illegally move through the customs border of Ukraine a collection of silver coins and medals worth more than 165 thousand hryvnia. The Ukrainian tried to...
26 May 2018, 15:58
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In Cherkassy region found the documents of the rebels, which were hidden in 1923
In Cherkassy region found the documents of the rebels, which were hidden in 1923
Documents of the rebels found in the vicinity of Cold Yar in Kamenskom district of Cherkasy region. In the casing of the projectile in 1916 were the armorial metric reference Imperial times, a military topographical map, and the rotting documents...
25 May 2018, 11:15
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Bonnie and Clyde: the most famous criminal couple
Bonnie and Clyde: the most famous criminal couple
The infamous Bonnie and Clyde introduced in 1930, one of their common friend. And as this young couple claimed at the time, they immediately fell in love with each other. By the time of the first meeting, the 21-year-old Clyde has been arrested...
24 May 2018, 11:32
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How to build a metro in Kiev
How to build a metro in Kiev
In early 1958, a contest was announced for the best projects of the stations of the Kiev subway. In those years, the subway worked without turnstiles, and for travel needed ordinary tickets. The commission studied about 80 projects. Of these, only 5...
24 May 2018, 0:12
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The National Bank issued a coin dedicated to digging potatoes
The National Bank issued a coin dedicated to digging potatoes
The National Bank of Ukraine issued a silver collector coin dedicated to digging potatoes. The reverse of the coin depicts a hunched man and woman, and on the obverse there is a bush of potatoes. The nominal value of the coin is 10 UAH. Weight - 31.1...
23 May 2018, 12:10
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Steam locomotive, which managed to overtake time
Steam locomotive, which managed to overtake time
It's hard to believe, but this steam engine managed to overtake time. Despite the fact that it was designed in 1935 by engineer Nigel Graceli, he managed to break the world speed record. On July 3, 1938, the locomotive developed a speed of 202,7...
23 May 2018, 1:29
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Konstantin the Great: the first Christian on the Roman throne
Konstantin the Great: the first Christian on the Roman throne
May 22, 337 in Nicomedia at the age of 66 died the Roman emperor Constantine, who united the Roman Empire under his one-man rule and made Christianity the state religion. For this in the following centuries was called the Great and became an example for...
22 May 2018, 15:29
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Эдуард Дженнер и первая прививка от оспы
Эдуард Дженнер и первая прививка от оспы
14 мая 1796 года английский врач Эдуард Дженнер впервые выполнил прививку от оспы. Восьмилетнем Джеймсу Фиппсу он сначала уколол субстанцию с нарыва больного коровьей оспой, а затем субстанцию настоящей оспы. К концу XVIII века в Европе от оспы...
16 May 2018, 1:56
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