07/28/2022

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Great Northern War Over the past 800 years, Riga has had time to see much. The city was founded by German knights in 1201, led by Bishop Albert of courtly kind Appeldern. Wanting to attract pilgrims from Germany, Albert has made the papal buly, which allowed give pardons to all persons. And in 1204 the pope signed a decree on the establishment of the Order of the Sword with the subordination of the bishop of Riga. Up until 1257 it remained the residence of the castle Uexkull, after which the residence was moved to Riga. Up to 17 century Riga remained German until he was captured by Sweden. As a result of the Great Northern War (1721), became part of the Russian Empire. In 1920 the city became the capital of independent Latvia, followed by the Soviet period, and once again return independence. All these events are, of course, could not affect the current appearance of the city, made it unique and not similar to other cities. Riga is located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Riga, the Baltic Sea, and by itself City takes the longest river in Latvia - Daugava. Riga - the economic and cultural center and a center of education in Latvia, where the majority of higher educational institutions of Latvia, and concentrated culture life. Riga today can be divided into 2 parts - the Old Town and the boulevard area. Old Town-one worth a visit, which is appreciated by many guests. Here you can see a variety of architectural, built in the Gothic, Baroque, Classical, as well as Art Nouveau.
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North Caucasus The question - where you can relax in Russia? I would say - not bad for the North Caucasus region of our country. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as Anna Belknap by clicking through. Was there a short time, while serving in the army, the republic of Chechnya. I am pleased to have again visited the place. It hurts so nice there - Mountains, forests, country Highlanders. We traveled there through the republic of Dagestan - the city of Khasavyurt. Next on the trucks to the camp, which was located at a height, near Shali. a great source of information. The first few days had to adapt to there the atmosphere. Is right to say to the air pressure I guess. The first morning - like a hangover. His head ached, but it is 2-3 days. In what feels so good. Fresh mountain air and the beauty around you. Village at the camp, and the snow-capped mountains behind. That's all in fact it was so beautiful. Forests amazing - it consists of some bushes, then trees. Mixed deciduous - consisting of beeches, oaks, and various other trees. Roam the mountainous terrain requires certain skills climbing in the mountains. Often meet walnut walnut. They are there very few people apparently collects, so we stuffed them in the fall. Can be found from the time the fighting various parts of the home base, with trenches and underground bases militants, which have survived only a roof. By the way, these bases are actually insurgents admiration. Warm home underground, no one was visible from the outside during the war. The most amazing thing in these places can be a month for three times feel the winter, spring and three times three times the autumn. But this concerns the winter. Changeable weather. A...