Friday, June 15, 2007

  • "VARIAG", Russian cruiser (in formation with 1901). In the beginning of russko-Japanese war 27.1.1904" Variag " (the captain of 1-st rank V.F.Rudnev) together with battle-boat "Koreets" heroically combated for Chemulpo (Korea) to a Japanese squadron. In view of threat of capture by the opponent has been overflowed with a command, and "Koreets" it is blasted. Some songs are dedicated this exploit.
  • VARIAGS (from dr .-ñêàíä. vaeringjar), in Russian sources - Scandinavians, polulegendarnye knjazja (Rjurik, Sineus, Truvor, etc.), hired combatants of Russian princes of 9-11 centuries and the merchants trading on ways " from the variag in Greeks ".
  • VARJAZHSKOE the PEST, the old russian title of Baltic m.
  • YOU (Wace) (ok. 1100 - after 1174), the norman poet at a yard of the English king Genriha II. The writer of poetic novels of " Particular act of normans " (" Roman about Ru ") and " Particular acts brittov " ("Brut") where "Compass table" of king Arthur (see for the first time is mentioned. Arturovskie legends).
  • VASA (Vaasa), city and a port in Finland, on coast Botnicheskogo a hall., an administrative centre ljani Vasa. 54 thousand inhabitants (1986). A machine industry, a textile industry.
  • VASADZE Acacius Alekseevich (1899-1978), the Georgian actor, the producer, the national actor of the USSR (1936). With 1920 at the Georgian theatre him{it}. Rustaveli (Tbilisi). The professor of the Tbilisi theatrical institute (with 1949). The state premium of the USSR (1942, 1946, 1951).
  • VASENKO Andrey Bogdanovich (1899-1934), the Russian engineer - aerologist, the designer of stratosphere balloons, the crew member "Îñîàâèàõèì-1". Has perished at aerocatastrophe.
  • VASILAKE Vasil Ivanovich (r. 1926), the Moldavian writer. In the prose noted by a diversification of an art means (skaz, the parable, a parody, a block type), reverts to a rural theme. Roman "Cock and bull story" (1966-72). Collections of stories and stories: " the Vacation are full unexpectedness " (1961), "Stories" (1968), " Elegija for Anny-mary " (1981), etc.
  • VASILEV (nowadays. Centaureas), old russian city - strength of 10-13 centuries on r. Stugna. It is based by Vladimir I. About 1157 centre of the specific principality. It eroded by mongolo-tartars.
  • VASILEV Orlin (1904-77), the Bulgarian writer. Roman " the White trail " (1929), dedicated September anti-fascist revolt 1923, the historical novel " Gajduk mother does not feed " (1937), stories about tragical destiny " the small person ", social - psychologic dramas ("Alert", 1948).
  • VASILEVICHI, city (with 1971) in Belarus, Gomel region. A depot. 5,8 thousand inhabitants (1991). A butter factory, furniture factory.
  • VASILEVS, see. Basilej.
  • VASILEVSKAJA (Wasilewska) Vanda Lvovna (1905-64), the Polish and Russian writer, the public figure. With 1939 in the USSR. In the trilogy " the Ode above waters " (1940-51) patterns of life of pre-war and post-war Poland; the story "Rainbow" (1942) about bravery of Soviet people within Great Domestic war. The state premium of the USSR (1943, 1946, 1952).
  • VASILEVSKY Alexander Mihajlovich (1895-1977), the Russian military figure, Marshal of Soviet Union (1943), doubly the Hero of Soviet Union (1944, 1945). In Great Domestic war the deputy chief, since June 1942 chief of the General Staff. In 1942-44 coordinated actions of some fronts in large operations. In 1945 commanding 3-rd Byelorussian front, then the commander-in-chief the Soviet troops on the Far East at rout Japanese Kvantunskoj armies. With 1946 chief of the General Staff. In 1949-53 minister for Armed forces (military minister) the USSR, in 1953-57 1-st deputy and the deputy minister of the defence of the USSR.
  • VASILEVSKY Boris Aleksandrovich (r. 1939), the Russian writer. In prose reverts to problems of a becoming of the personality, moral - psychologic conflicts of duties. Collections of stories and stories " Where a north? " (1974), "Report" (1983), etc.
  • CENTAUREA, stem of grasses of a set of a thistle family. St. 550 kinds{views}, primarily in moderate and subtropical regions of Eurasia, Africa and America. The centaurea blue - a weed, is eurysynusic in terrain of the Russian Federation, Belarus, Ukraine, Compare. Asia; medicinal (antifebrile, diuretic) and a melliferous plant. Some kinds{views} are decorative.
  • VASILENKO Ivan Fomich (1894-1980), the Russian scientist, academician VASHNIL (1948), the Hero Socialist Transactionses (1974). The participant of development of combine æ-6. Transactionses on an industrial feed processing. The state premium of the USSR (1947).
  • VASILENKO Sergey Nikiforovich (1872-1956), the Russian composer, the national actor of Uzbekistan (1939) and Russia (1940). The founder, the chief and the conductor of a cycle of shared concerts from a history of symphonic music in Moscow (1907-17). Promoted development of professional Uzbek musical crop. 2 operas, ballets "Joseph Prekrasnyj" (1925), "Lola" (1943), "Mirandolina" (1949), a symphonic suite "Ballet" (1946). The professor of the Moscow conservatory (with 1907). The state premium of the USSR (1947).
  • VASILID, the gnostic, probably, comes from Syria. Podvizalsja in Alexandria in 2-nd quarter of 2 century. Founded him{it} the sect existed{breathed} down to 4 century.
  • VASILID Kritsky (mind{wit}. 250), the Christian martyr damaged in persecution of emperor Detsija. Memory{remembrance} in the Orthodox church on December, 23 (on January, 5).
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