On The Essence of Patriotism
The article reveals the essence of patriotism as an integral part of human existence. Considerable attention is paid to the peculiarities of Russian patriotism in all its forms and at different times. It is emphasized that patriotism is significant when it means actions, but not words. According to the author, in modern conditions the essence of military education is in cultivating both well-trained professionals and high moral honest citizens.
patriotism; Fatherland; Russian society; citizen; civic duty; education; military education.
History of Science and Archaeology
Basics of the Methodology of Historical Science
The article discusses the concept of methodology as a set of research techniques used in a particular science, and as the teaching of the structure, logical organization, principles and methods of the research. It proves the idea that history as a science is based on common methodological laws and principles of the social sciences, but also has its own methodology.
history as a science; historical experience; historical process; historiography; sources; concept; methodology; research; methods; principles.
It Is Impossible To Replay The Victory! (To the Issue of Professional Competence of Those Who Falsies the History of World War II)
The article discloses the events of the Great Patriotic War and World War II with regards to challenges and threats that Russia faces today. It deeply analyzes some falsifications of modern history that are less studied, but actively used by our political opponents today. The documents and files cited in the article provide an opportunity to learn the little-known facts of Russian and world history.
World War II; Great Patriotic War; history; falsification; victory; Soviet people; allies; anti-Hitler coalition; alliance agreement.
Directions to Falsify the History of the Great Patriotic War
The article is primarily focused on classification of the areas of falsification through the example of the Great Patriotic War. It provides certain falsification facts on the part of Russian and foreign scientists, politicians, and journalists that damage Russia's national interests. According to the author, nowadays it is essential to show the historical truth about the war, as it is an integral part of overall efforts to maintain peace in the world and prevent a new war.
history; the Great Patriotic War; victory; historical memory; spirituality; ideology; people; the army; falsification; education; heroism; patriotism.
The Myth about Participation of the French Legionaries in the Battle on the Borodino Field In 1941
The article considers the falsification, made by western and Russian historians, of participation of the French legionaries in the battle on the Borodino field in 1941. Besides, the article provides a short analysis of the actions held by the French against the Red Army on the Soviet-German front during the Great Patriotic War. The article also studies the attempts of modern European politicians to deny any responsibility of their nations in providing voluntary or involuntary economic and military assistance to Germany during World War II and the Great Patriotic War.
World War II; Great Patriotic War; falsification; information war; battle of Moscow; Borodino field; Red Army; Germany; Wehrmacht; French legionaries.
Activities of the Soviet Party and the Central Religious Board of Muslims In Rallying People and Providing Assistance to the Front In the First Period of The Great Patriotic War (June 1941 - November 1942)
The article is devoted to the patriotic activities of Muslims of the Soviet Union in the first period of the Great Patriotic War. On the basis of archival documents, it shows joint activities of the state, Muslim leaders and believers to unite the society and defeat the enemy. The author criticizes the errors by various authors who study the activities of various confessions in the Great Patriotic War. It also gives recommendations to improve the relations between the Russian government and the confessions.
Great Patriotic War; the Soviet Union; Hitler's Germany; Nazism; nationalism; the Soviet state; relations; confessions; Islam; Muslims; Orthodoxy; Buddhism; Judaism; patriotism.
Women of Tajikistan in the Great Patriotic War: Forms To Consolidate the Front and the Rear
The article reviews the contribution of the Tajikistan women into the victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. Scientific literature and publications of Tajikistan media are studied. Interviews are conducted with the women who performed in the Shalom, Friends! frontline theatre. The forms of participation of women in consolidation of front and the rear are defined and characterized.
Great Patriotic War; Middle Asia; Tajikistan; women; front; rear.
Prokhorovsky S.A., Prokhorovskaya A.I.
Crimean (Yalta) Conference: The Experience of Compromise in the Interests of Peace and Stability
The article examines the key issues that the leaders of the anti-Hitler coalition (the UK, the USSR and the USA) had to resolve in the final stage of World War II. It shows the decisions on complex issues of world politics, which were the result of compromises and mutual concessions, greatly determined the development of the international political events for a long time. The authors believes that the historic value of the Crimean Conference is essential in modern variable geopolitical situation when some Western countries are deploying a campaign to revise the role of the USSR in the victory over the Nazi. According to the author, modern politics should use the experience of wartime leaders, whose states had different ideologies and political views, to find common ground to provide peace and security.
Crimean conference; the UK; the Soviet Union; the USA; meeting of the Big Three I.V. Stalin; F. Roosevelt; W. Churchill; the Declaration of Free Europe; Polish question; reparations; geopolitics; world; safety.
Information and Communication Operation to Disrupt the Values of the Great Victory
Ahead of the Great Victory there is a number of artificially triggered events which, in their totality, can be described as the information and communication operation to provoke a revision of the values of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War in the public consciousness of the Russian society. In these circumstances, it is necessary to comprehend the nature and possible consequences of social technologies based on certain values and used in the information warfare to provide resistance to the destructive phenomena.
the Great Victory; spiritual values; social technology; historical memory; discredit; deconstruction; deheroization; desymbolization; desacralisation.
The Historical Forms of Fascism and the Security of Russia
The article reveals the essence of fascism and its historical forms. It shows that the world financial capital with its geopolitical citadel is the Anglo-Saxon world generates each and every historical form of fascism. The relapses of fascism are possible in the modern conditions of crisis in the world financial capital.
fascism; neo-fascism; imperialism; capitalism; reaction; Anglo-Saxon world; Russia; security.
Consolidation of the Nation and the Army
The article discusses the ways and means to further consolidate the people (nation) of Russia in the aggravated international situation. It shows that the US intervention in Russian internal affairs and its attempt to split Russian society with the political strategy of indirect actions is to be countered with skilled efforts to politically and morally unite the nation around its patriotic values and the national leader. To complete the task the author proposes a full and active use of world historical experience in consolidating the nation in the crisis. The proposals are based on actual facts from the history of Russia and other countries. Among the major consolidating factors the following ones are listed: spirituality, political leadership, social distribution, and status. The particular attention is given to the armed forces as a consolidation factor.
people; nation; society; middle class; wealth; consolidation; cohesion; confidence; ideology; the army; Russia; USA; Ukraine; Civil War; crisis; disintegration; split.
The Role of Military Science and Military Education in Ensuring the National Security of Russia
The article raises the question of the relation of military science and military education with the national security. In Russia this problem is very actual as the national security, due to a number of both objective and subjective reasons, experienced considerable difficulties for a long period from the beginning of Perestroika. Currently Russia is facing challenges that require adequate response in all fields, especially in the military. So, to ensure the national security we, among other objectives, must bring military science and military education to a new level, which is an important factor in the revival of Russia as an equal subject of military-political relations in the modern world.
national security; challenges of our time; State; military construction; military force; war; military science; military education; military pedagogy; morale; nation-wide value; professional duty; patriotism.
Genre and Stylistic Characteristics of Verbal Stories about the Great Patriotic War
Verbal war stories offer unique material that allows one to retrieve information kept in the memory of war veterans and those who managed to survive the hardships of war. The author has embarked on a comprehensive research of such verbal war stories, singling out theme segments and frequent motives behind the stories, describing intrinsic composition techniques, and carrying out a linguostylistic analysis of the stories. Drawing a conclusion, the author states that verbal stories are invaluable as they offer true account of events dating back to one of the bloodiest wars in history, the Great Patriotic war.
Great Patriotic War; verbal stories; theme segments; frequent motives; linguostylistic analysis; compositional techniques.
Problems and Opinions
Military Education: The Problem to Create a Modern Integrated Scientific and Educational Discipline
The article is focused on military education as an important element in the construction and operation of the Russian Armed Forces. It substantiates the idea that this complex phenomenon is to be researched by humanities and social sciences. It puts forward the idea of establishing a comprehensive scientific and educational discipline called “military education”. The author gives his own approach to the problem, and invites scientists and practitioners for the scientific discussion.
armed forces; soldier; educational system; military education; historical experience; party-political work; academic discipline; complex approach.
The Holy Image in Russian Military History and Improvement of Educational Work with Believers in the Army
The article describes some aspects of the organization of educational work with the believers in the army. It shows that spiritual and religious patriotism has rich traditions. It gives specific examples to show how holy images were used to enhance the morale of Russian soldiers in combat. The article also outlines how we can use the icons associated with the military history Russia in military education.
military history; the army; educational work; patriotism; religion, Orthodox Christianity, icons; believers in the army; military clergy.
Polyakov S.P., Starkov R.V.
Actualization of Military and Combat Traditions in the Military and Patriotic Education of Cadets
The article presents the results of a study of the use of military and combat traditions in the military and patriotic education of the cadets of the Faculty of Secondary Professional Education of the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School after General of the Army V.F. Margelov. It substantiates the value of combat traditions of the army and navy when improving the military and patriotic education of cadets. It shows that important moral and fighting qualities needed to achieve victory in modern warfare are only developed if cadets learn, honor and abide by combat traditions.
education; cadet; military traditions; combat traditions; military ritual; symbol; heraldic symbols; patriotic consciousness.
To Teach, «What Is Needed At War»?
This article discusses the reasons behind the low military-technical qualification of future officers. The author studies historical background and provides the comparative analysis of the structure and contents of the training of tank crews in the Soviet and NATO armies. Upon analyzing the training of tank crews the article offers basic solutions to the problems that are inherent to other combat arms and the training of cadets in modern warfare.
cadet; training; military training; specialist; skills; military-technical studies; tank; exploitation; shooting.
Polyakov V.T., Emelyanov A.P., Ermakov Y.V.
Тhe System of Training of the Bundeswehr Officer Corps
The article presents information on the main aspects of the officers training in the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany. Studying the University and the Command and Staff Academy located in Hamburg the articles reveals the structure and main activities of the higher military educational institutions of the Bundeswehr. It makes a number of general conclusions about the training of officers in the armed forces of Germany.
Federal Republic of Germany; armed forces; Bundeswehr; Army; command staff; officers; military training; training; advanced training.
Personnel Gender Relations in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: Women's View of the Problem
The article contains the servicewomen`s view on the problem of gender relations in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. It specifies motives of professional activity of the analyzed social and professional group, shows interrelatedness of motivation and efficient fulfillment of the duties. The author defines principles of interpersonal relations in military collectives as well as factors, which reduce satisfaction of personnel from interpersonal relations.
serviceperson; woman; professional activity; gender relations; interpersonal relations; motivation..