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September 1, 2021

Creator of titans

On June 29, 2021 – Shipbuilder’s Day – in the center of Moscow they unveiled the memorial plaque to Boris Yevstafievich Butoma, Minister of Shipbuilding Industry of the USSR
September 2, 2021

Legacy of Generations: «May Waltz»

Georgy Poltavchenko, Chairman of JSC USC Board of Directors initiated and supported a creative contest for children and grandchildren of the employees held for the second year running timed to the Victory Day...
September 2, 2021

Shipbuilders’ Fiery Circumnavigation

In 1941–1942, in the midst of the Great Patriotic War, the Soviet icebreaker A. Mikoyan made a forced circumnavigation of the globe. Today, we can restore this incredible story with the help of manuscripts, photos and documents given by the icebreaker’s chief engineer Nikolai Ivanovich Kuzovto the Moscow Navy Museum...
September 2, 2021

How Peter the Great created an empire

The Russian Empire existed for nearly two hundred years. Quite a long time, so it would hardly be appropriate to consider the acceptance of the title of emperor by Peter the Great in the fall of 1721 a fad. Let us examine the events in the life of the Russian tsar that led him to that decision...
September 16, 2021

Naval parades from Peter the Great up to now

The Main Naval Parade is one of the most important summer events in St. Petersburg and Kronstadt. The parade formation of the Baltic and Neva warships always arouse a great interest. The tradition of naval parades goes back centuries and came to us from abroad
September 16, 2021

“On the Designation of a Person to Cats”

The Day of the Hermitage Cat is celebrated on an increasingly wider scale every year in St. Petersburg. The festive day is based on a legend that the first cat was brought to the city by Peter the Great. Later, in 1745, his daughter Empress Elisabeth issued a decree ordering cats from Kazan to be brought to the capital city in order to rid the Winter Palace of mice and rats. But was it really so?