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In February 1901, Leo Tolstoy publicly excommunicated from the Church. Since the second half of the nineteenth century the Synod has made repeated attempts to declare the writer of anathema, but each time prevented the reigning Emperor Alexander III. But when the "falling away" Tolstoy happened around the events of a scandal erupted. Pectrum tells what and how the famous writer was excommunicated from the Church. [caption id="attachment_202321" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Leo Tolstoy[/caption] Daring criticism the Last 10 years of his life Leo Tolstoy himself rejected the Church. He mercilessly criticized her teachings, comparing them with harmful superstitions, lies, and even witchcraft. The writer insisted that all this only distorts the real...

In 2016, the famous writer Boris Akunin condemned the installation of a monument to Ivan the terrible in city of eagles. The writer called king "the most dirty bloody monster in all of Russian history." His words he backed up with arguments from his book, "history of the Russian state." This case clearly reflects the situation around the personality of Ivan the terrible: too many rumors, speculation and subjective. So what are the facts of life king is true and what is a lie and an exaggeration? Pectrum decided to deal with such a difficult historical question. [caption id="attachment_202293" align="alignnone" width="800"] Ivan the terrible[/caption] to Execute, not pardon To the question "Why Ivan the terrible was just to torture people?" people...

According to psychics, the ancient city of Arkaim — the strongest anomalous zone of Russia. The fortress was discovered in 1987 on the territory of the southern Urals. After several years of careful excavation to the arch stretched psychics from around the world. It is believed that the place has anomalous energy due to its history. Notable for the design of the fortress, and the arrangement of the adjacent territory: Arkaim was built on a very clear plan. And then people just left the city and finally set it on fire. what is the ancient people of the bronze age has created such a complex fortress as it is associated with the English Stonhenge, and why suddenly people ruined your Paradise city? There is a collection of the most interesting facts about...

Wife: — You're salary is going to give? the Husband gleefully: — Not today, today my head hurts... *** In Voronezh taxi the level of Comfort is when the driver sticks his hand with the cigarette out the window. *** husband Comes home from work and smiling. The wife asks: — why are You so happy? — was fired From his job... — What's the fun in that? — Me fired, but others — put... *** you, too, after the "Burger king" the constant feeling that you have sinned? *** Here the girls life is complicated, over. We must always be beautiful, do not eat a lot, a hamburger eat — lose weight six months, those Mani-pedis, peels-vigiling, hairstyle and everything else to the guys behind unreal a lot of dough. For a prick, then say: "Well, norms." *** do you know...

Sergey used a special camera that consistently doing three black-and-white picture through red, green and blue filters, which enabled later to reunite them and to design with the help of flashlights with filters to make photos with almost natural colors. Armenian woman in national costume posing to photographer on the hillside near Artvin (now belongs to Turkey) in 1910 self-Portrait at the river Korolistskali, CA. 1910. Prokudin-Gorskii in suit and hat sitting on a rock beside a river in the Caucasus mountains near Batumi, on the Eastern coast of the Black sea Kasli masters at work, about 1910. Photo from album: "Types of the Ural mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire" a Woman sits in a peaceful spot on the SIM river, which is part...

Knock at three in the morning: — Who's there? — Jean-Claude van Damme. — I'll be right out, and all four can fight! *** Excel not only As those crafty Japanese, but they never came up with anything Russian is not broke. *** the Most powerful organization in the world is a moron. They have people everywhere. *** re-Reading the book after two years, you are, in fact, reread it, and read a new book. Perceive very differently and empathize and sympathize with other characters. whether It is textbooks on quantum physics and higher mathematics. There's always sympathize with one hero — himself. *** I'm proud of two people: Gagarin, and Newton. One tried to get off this planet, and the second proved that the first will not work! *** Mary every night lay down...

More than half a century has passed since Stalin's death, and heated debates around the true origin of the leader and other ambiguous facts of his biography maintained to this day. For example, historians do not get tired to push the most provocative version about the name of the real father of Joseph Stalin. And more and more questions that remain unanswered. Pectrum tells about five strange and ambiguous moments in the biography of the leader. [caption id="attachment_202222" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Joseph Stalin young[/caption] 1. Date of birth According to one version, Stalin (Dzhugashvili real name) he changed the date of his birth documents and his political activity did not have this event completely irrelevant. He switched 18 on 21...

Wild West. Comes into the saloon, already rather drunk cowboy says to the bartender: — Hey, pour me a 100 grams of whiskey! And five in the pocket! Stunned the bartender pours 100 grams in a glass and splashes five more in the bulging pocket on the vest of a cowboy. The cowboy drank his portion and asks again: — And now another 100 grams! And five in the pocket! the Bartender repeats his actions. The cowboy looks at him blearily and repeats the request. — you Know, mister, I think you've had enough! says the bartender, taking away the bottle. — The more I never pour! — Well in that case... uh... cowboy bangs a fist on the bar. In this case I spit on you, the owner of this saloon... the mayor of this rotten town I also spit... Here from a vest...

The Chukchi asked: — the Chukchi, be a scapegoat? the Chukcha replies: — No! — And the head moving? — Yes! Two Chukchi. One: — Samolety flying, government, though! the Second: — No, not the government. Would the government, ahead of a four rider would be flying. Lost expedition in the tundra. Blizzard, wind, snow. Began to shout: — People, po-mo-GI-te! the Chukchi snow: — Yes, in Moscow — so "Chukchi", and how Blizzard is "people". Once Chuckcha was on duty. Someone passing by. the Chukchi: — the Password! — Go on...! the Chukchi: — However, how many years standing, and the password does not change. the Chukchi fell asleep in the Elevator. He was awake robbers: — take Off your coat! — However, slept a long time,...

A Couple of days ago stood at the subway with a friend. Friend is a good guy: hard working, honest, but terribly straightforward. We stood, not bothering anyone. Work day at the construction site was tough. And light and does not happen. And suddenly we saw that we have coming "special detachment" consisting of two extremely religious-minded attendants. We have not lost. The old lady, hurried and perseverance which would be the envy of young girls began excitedly to tell us about the benefits of salvation. Spoke for a long time. We stood silently and listened. I — because a non-confrontational, and the other, probably because he was tired. In the end, the fellow could not stand it and interrupted nimble grannies. — you know who you remind me of? Our...

Once the new Russian boasted to friends that he bought a new car. Arriving in his huge garage for 40 cars, the two friends saw standing on the most conspicuous place green "Zaporozhets". The owner was just radiant with joy, therefore, to openly laugh at him pals took a chance and began to compliment: — Well, Leh, you give! Such a car cool find! Well done, we want one too! Very cool! — Yes, boys, cool car, you're right — said a new Russian. — I know how the day before this "Zaporozhets" on the highway lane — only signs on the roadside flashed! — what are you, Leh?! — a chorus of surprised friends. — In-kind, per! And this morning, anyway, "Mercedes" of the last model did, as, in nature, standing! — hell No! Well, you're cool! The guy probably surprise...

In 1998, the ruble is almost fully depreciated. As a result, many people were forced to cheat and to go to various tricks for the sake of survival. Many lived from hand to mouth, money is not enough even to the necessary minimum. Holders of dollars are really lucky: exchanging currency, they got a "cushion" of safety. Some even managed to capitalize on the fall of the ruble. As the default hit on a simple population, and is it true that people had to eat vegetable cropping and pig ears? Pectrum gathered basic facts about the hungry nineties. Not money, but worthless pieces of paper In the late nineties in Russia was chaotic. The economy is still reeling from a grocery shortage as it is powerful financial hammer hit the currency. The dollar actually...

— Welcome to our friendly team. — Can I open the window? — We here do not love. *** Stirlitz leaned over the map of the USSR... he was very torn Homeland. *** — the kitchen Smoking? — Yes smoke wherever they want. — Then I want to smoke in Paris. *** Decided that I would be able to fall asleep quickly if I listen to "spleen". In three minutes I already sang, ten sat in the kitchen with a glass of wine and looked out into the vast emptiness of the night. *** Nothing brings people together like laughter and a sin. *** Deaf surgeon does not use anesthesia. *** In his native Muhosranska: break into the most expensive stores, like home, to dine only in the cafe, let down the amount of space in the salons and clubs. Moscow: eat buckwheat from the floor...

Sergei Yesenin, known for his violent temper, defiantly belonged to other poets — if he didn't like someone's poetry, he could directly inform the person of the author. So, once it got hard the very Pasternak, Yesenin which refused to see any literary talent. During a closer look one of the episodes of the fight with Boris Pasternak. Yesenin was not always a bully. A naive young man, just arrived from the province of Ryazan, was neither an alcoholic nor a brawler, nor a bully. The young man wrote poetry and native land and sang the praises of his nature, which was pretty standard for that time pattern. But time passed, and it was not easy for the poet. The theme of nature in his work is quickly left by the wayside: the audience applauded the...

Pectrum wants to remind the reader about how written and spoken words are most likely to make mistakes. birthday Remember: the right to speak and write "birthday"! No "birthday" may not be in sight! In addition, you should not write both words with a capital letter, because the birthday is not a state or an international holiday. Theirs, Hosni, eeny the Poor possessive pronouns! As they do not distort... Right — "his", "her", "them", and all these additions in the form of "deposits" and "-tion" leave for grandmothers from remote villages or for writers who use these words as a literary device. In General One of the most common errors is "generally" and "in General" instead of "in General". This word is written separately with a preposition...