Asked in Trains and Railroads
Where was the train headed that was involved in great train robbery?
The Crimea. The French and British were at war with the Russians in the Crimea, and the train held gold to pay the troops. ...
Asked in Russia
Why does Russian want Crimea?
Crimea is more than 200 years old Russian land according to the agreement between Turkey and Russia. I have a counter - question why does Obama want Crimea and all Ukraine? And what is he doing in the Ukraine. In USA there are no problems worthy of the attention of the President, aren`t there? The residents of the Crimea has voted themselves for accession to Russia and made their choice where they want to live. ...
Asked in Colleges and Universities
When was Crimea State Medical University named after S. I. Georgievsky created?
Crimea State Medical University named after S. I. Georgievsky was created in 1931. ...
Asked in History of Russia, Catherine the Great
What country did Catherine the Great seize part of?
Catherine the Great seized parts of Poland in 1772, 1793 and in 1795. She also seized the Crimea and other lands from the Ottoman Empire, now Turkey. ...