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Gheorghe Pintilie - Founder of the Romanian Secret Service Securitate

Gheorghe Pintilie, real name Timofej Bondarenko, was a Romanian communist of Ukrainian descent and an officer of the Soviet secret service NKVD, the founder and first director of the Romanian secret service Securitate. He organized mass repression, yet he was never punished for his crimes.

Peter I. the Great - Foreign policy

The reign of the second Romanov on the imperial throne, Alexei Mikhailovich ( 1645 - 1676 ), was characterized by some historians as the period of the fading Russian Middle Ages. Beneath the surface of this outwardly slow life of the great Eastern Empire, however, changes took place that foreshadowed the onset of a new age. In this contradictory environment, in which the signs of the necessary reforms were already announced, Tsarich Peter , the fourteenth child of Tsar Alexei, was born on May 30, 7180, since the creation of the world (1672). Of the five imperial sons, only three survived their father (Fyodor and Ivan from the first, Peter from the second marriage).

Peter I. the Great - Government reforms

The reign of the second Romanov on the imperial throne, Alexei Mikhailovich ( 1645 - 1676 ), was characterized by some historians as the period of the fading Russian Middle Ages. Beneath the surface of this outwardly slow life of the great Eastern Empire, however, changes took place that foreshadowed the onset of a new age. In this contradictory environment, in which the signs of the necessary reforms were already announced, Tsarich Peter , the fourteenth child of Tsar Alexei, was born on May 30, 7180, since the creation of the world (1672). Of the five imperial sons, only three survived their father (Fyodor and Ivan from the first, Peter from the second marriage).

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