Brest, Брэст, Brześć, and Берестя – A beloved child has many names. Welcome to a pretty big city with almost 350.000 inhabitants and the border to Poland. (more…)
The skirmish at Bender is a famous battle, where the Swedish King Charles XII and 40 of his men came into a conflict with the 600 Turkish soldiers in current Moldova (Transnistria). The year was 1713. Here is what the place and the stronghold look like today. (more…)
There is a country that hardly anyone knows about. This land is the last remaining Soviet Republic. Here, time stopped in 1990. In this country, it’s an official state of war and we have been there. Read the travelogue from Transnistria, a unique place in Europe.
The Latvian coastline has been the site of many fierce battles. The Russian Tsar Alexander III founded this military town that was named Karosta. This is the southern fortress, built by Alexander III to protect Liepāja and Karosta from enemies.