Way to the top.

«Khrushchev was not the man who could allow anyone except himself to form foreign policy. He was full of foreign policy ideas and initiatives. The minister with his apparat must «Bringing to mind», process, validate and formalize. (A. M. Aleksandrov-Agentov).
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Khrushchev”? Apartment in Khrushchev buildings – are small apartments in a hastily constructed buildings throughout the former Soviet Union. Maize, the American conqueror of Europe and the CIS. And a lot of anecdotal stories connected with wild disposition of Nikita Sergeyevich. Like most executives in the Soviet regime, Khrushchev was an ordinary villager. The first years of his life were spent in the province of Kursk, where Nikita worked as a shepherd between studies and household chores. He studied to become a locksmith. But after the graduation he went into the mines, which saved him from participating in the hostilities of 1914. However, even in the 1918 Khrushchev actively took part in the Civil War.
After the war he moved to Moscow, where he makes the first steps toward a career. He enters into the Industrial Academy and becomes secretary of the Party Committee. Slowly but surely creeping into power. During the Great Patriotic War Khrushchev organizes military actions. The victory over Germany brought Khrushchev to the rank of lieutenant. Продолжить чтение «Khrushchev»

Mikhail Arkadievich Svetlov

 — It is easy to be Harun al-Rashid it is easy to do good things for people, but we do it so rarely ... M. Svetlov



Ukrainian Jew.


Mikhail Sheinkman (real name of the author) was born in pre-revolutionary period in Dnepropetrovsk (at that time it was called Yekaterynoslav) in the family of a poor artisan.

Being completely common child, Svetlov didn’t know that he liked literature until one funny moment. It was his father who brought a lot of classical books. He wanted to use these books as paper for seeds. Young talented boy came to agreement with his father, so he could use only those books, which were read by Mikhail.

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