The Episodes

Hiroshima 65 Years Later

Alexander Dobrovolsky (Russia) Sixty five years have passed since Aug 6, 1945 when the American B-29 flown by Air Force Colonel Paul Tibbets dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city Hiroshima. According to various estimates, it exploded with an energy equivalent to 15-18 thousand pounds of TNT, about […]

Episode 3. Assassination in Sarajevo (II)

Part I To properly evaluate who would benefit from Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination, just look at the results of the First World War. It destroyed Great Britain’s two chief competitors – Russia and Germany. Convinced that Russia was not crushed during the Russo-Japanese War and the carefully planned revolution, London […]

Episode 1. Bank of England.

ORIENTAL REVIEW opens the new historical series. We decided to name it ‘The Episodes’. We are not going to cover the world history with a comprehensive overview. It is beyond our power and competence. We want to relate to our readers few stories, which are not very known or well-forgotten […]