Nicholas II Alexandrovich /Romanov/ (6(18).05.1868 Tsarskoye Selo — 17.08.1918 Ekaterinburg) — last Russian Emperor (1894-1917 gg.), the eldest son of Emperor Alexander III Alexandrovich and Empress Maria Feodorovna. His reign coincided with the rapid industrial and economic development of the country. Under Nicholas II Russia was defeated in Russo-Japanese war 1904-1905 Russian-Japanese war 1904-1905 — emerged in a climate of increased struggle of the imperialist powers for the division semi-feudal China and Korea; sported aggressive, unjust, imperialist character on both sides.In the ongoing rivalry of the powers in the far East especially active role was played by capitalist Japan, who sought to take over Korea and northeast China (Manchuria). that was one of the reasons the revolution of 1905-1907. In 1907 Russia became a member of the Entente, which in 1914 entered the First world war. August (5 September) 1915 Nicholas II and the Supreme commander of the armed forces of Russia. During the February revolution of 1917 March 2(15) abdicated. Nicholas II in 1918 in Yekaterinburg, shot together with the family. In 2000, canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.
Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II. Hood. Boris Kustodiev
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Japan – it amazing country, where live the samurai, Sakura blossoms, and on holidays on the Central streets of cities roam sham fire-breathing dragons. Actually, the Japanese – this is one of the most practical and sane of Nations. The population of this country boasts high performance in terms of longevity. So, sociological studies show that the average age of the Japanese is 77 years for women and 74 years for men. Japan also boasts one of the lowest mortality rates among countries around the world.
Japan – this country, which for centuries has not changed the interior of the premises. Here, preference is given to a greater extent natural materials. This is because here people want to be healthy, and try to live in clean homes and eat natural products. This is evident in the bills that prohibit Smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages in public places. So, for this we have created a special Smoking cabins, equipped with air filtration system.
Another essential attribute of Japanese culture is the cuisine. In this country, not another love tea ceremonies and various rice dishes. If we consider traditional dishes, the most popular are sushi. The main ingredients for this delicacy are rice, specially prepared with acetic seasoning, seafood and other ingredients. Lately this dish is gaining popularity in other countries. Really, really tasty sushi can be enjoyed Continue reading