For three seas, around the world and in the stratosphere

Igor Stomakhin / Strana.ru The Tver Region. Tver. Monument to Afanasy Nikitin Afanasiy Nikitin Tver region. Tver. Monument to Athanasius Nikitin. Photo: Igor Stomakhin / Strana.ru The Tver merchant Afanasy Nikitin is considered, if not the first, then one of the first Europeans to reach India. And not only in this he is the first.

Increased compensation for flight delays

August 21, 2017 Russia to the Montreal Convention on International Air Transport. Under the agreement, the Russian law was brought into line with international practice. Corresponding amendments were signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in November 2017, and now the updated law came into force. According to the innovations, the responsibility of airlines for delaying

In Denmark, opens a new national park: we tell what it is interesting

This week in Denmark the new national park Kongernes Nordsj√¶lland (“Kings of Northern Zealand”) opens, which includes 5 thousand square kilometers of forest tracts and 60 square kilometers of lakes, sandy beaches and agricultural lands. Uniting them in the national park will help preserve the natural landscape, the integrity of the fauna and the rich

Top 10 travel books

1. Gregory David Roberts “Shantaram” An exhaustive novel about India! More than 800 pages of the book are devoted to the adventures of a runaway criminal in one of the most contrasting, contradictory and mysterious countries in the world. Lovers of the East will appreciate the detailed description of Indian slums and luxurious palaces, crazy

In China, they presented evidence of a 5,000-year history of civilization

There were physical evidence of the presence of civilization in China 5,000 years ago. A team of specialists worked on a project to study China’s history for 15 years, from 2001 to 2016, its results were presented at a conference in Beijing. The project included the study of the division of labor, class differentiation and