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Wednesday, 28 February 2024
42 facts about Kyshtym disaster
42 facts about Kyshtym disaster
The first nuclear accident in Earth's history
Before information about it saw the light of day, the Soviets hid it for over 30 years. The explosion at the Mayak combine was the first nuclear accid ...

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Dyatlov Pass incident
Another theory is the spy theory.
It assumes that the KGB or GRU agents (given the military units stationed in the area) were involved ...
Masada
In 2001, the palace - fortress of Masada was included in the list of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage UNESCO sites.
Black death
It is likely that climate changes in the region were responsible for the development of the plague in Asia.
Increasing droughts caused the rodents living there to seek food sources closer to human settlements ...
Black death
Through maritime trade routes, the plague first reached the Mediterranean region, from where it spread to coastal cities.
From there, it spread to central and northern Europe in the following years, mainly via flies. In th ...
Troy
Troy III, IV and V existed from 2200 to 1700 BC. 
During this period the city developed gradually. Archaeological finds indicate trade links between Troy and early Greek city-states, including Mycenae.
Mohenjo-daro
Mohenjo-daro was built in the 26th century B.C.
It was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization, which developed around 3000 B.C. from prehistoric Indus culture.
Battle of Thermopylae
Xerxes quickly learned that the Greeks stood at Thermopylae.
He sent a single scout to inspect the Spartan encampment and, upon his return, gave an account of wh ...
Dyatlov Pass incident
The theory with agents clarifies numerous threads in the Dyatlov Pass tragedy.
Researchers believe that the campfire under the tree was lit by agents, who then led the Dyatlov gro ...
Masada
The siege of Masada was led by the Roman general Flavius Silva, who commanded an army that, according to various sources, numbered between 5,000 and 15,000 soldiers.
The army included the 10th Legion Fretensis (a legion formed by Octavian, probably in Sicily, specialized in siege operations) and 6 auxiliary cohorts.
Mali Empire
By 1350, the empire covered about 1,240,140 square kilometers. It ruled over 400 cities, towns, and villages. At the time, only the Mongol Empire was larger.
The total area of the empire included almost all of the land between the Sahara and the coastal fore ...