- 23.01.2020 06:15
Konstantin von Kauffman was an outstanding Russian military leader. The year before this picture was taken, he was appointed Governor General of Turkistan and Commander of the Turkestan Military District. Over the years of his service, primarily due to his efforts, the Kokand Khanate was annexed by the Russian Empire, and a Russian protectorate was established over the Khiva Khanate and the Bukhara Emirate. However, modern historians, ethnographers and cultural scientists are grateful to him not because of his military success, but because of the Turkestan Album, a multi-volume collection that includes more than 1,200 unique photographs of Central Asia.
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- 14.12.2019 16:01
This photo was taken on December 10th.
- 04.12.2019 16:55
1200 flag designs, 750 versions of the national anthem and over 300 projects of the future coat of arms participated in the competition.
- 31.12.2019 11:30
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- 31.12.2019 02:15
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- 08.12.2019 05:48
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- 07.12.2019 19:32
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- 07.12.2019 13:05
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- 04.12.2019 14:58
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