German offensive fails, the beginning of trench warfare, and the First Battle of the Marne

In the seventh installment of the program, World War I, historian Pyotr Romanov discusses the Battle of the Marne, which thwarted the German high commands plan for a quick defeat of France. </p>

// Aug. 06, 2014 - 19:09 GMT


Russia’s first victory and “the army of Svejks” in the Battle of Galicia

In the fifth episode of The First World War, Pyotr Romanov describes one of the largest military operations of 1914. The Battle of Galicia brought Russia its first victory in the Great War.

// Aug. 06, 2014 - 18:55 GMT


Moscow Exhibition Discovers ‘The War That Ended Peace’

In July, Moscows Multimedia Art Museum opened its doors to The War That Ended Peace exhibition to mark the First World War centenary. </p>

// Jul. 25, 2014 - 22:41 GMT


Antonina Palshina-Pridatko

A World War I heroine, Junior NCO Antonina Pridatko (née Palshina) was born on January 20 (January 8, Julian calendar), 1897 in the village of Shevyryalovo of the Sarapul district in the Vyatka Province, now part of Udmurtia, into a large rural farming family.

// Jul. 24, 2014 - 22:19 GMT