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In the Akmola region of Kazakhstan the An-2 plane crashed, the pilot died, two persons suffered.

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In the Barents Sea complex exercises of anti-submarine forces of the Northern Fleet on detection of the submarine of the conditional opponent, tracking it and its replacement are complete.

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The Ukrainian journalist Vadim Komarov who at the beginning of May was beaten by unknown in Cherkasy died, without leaving a coma. The head of the National union of journalists Sergey Tomilenko in Fac...

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The Russian goalkeeper "Tampa Bay" Andrey Vasilevsky won the Lightning "Vezina Trofi", handed to the best goalkeeper of the regular championship of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Date: 10 months ago   Category: Science

Hundred years on service of diplomacy: what role was played by diplomatic couriers in the history of Russia — RT in Russian


On August 27, 1918 as a part of the National commissariat on foreign affairs of the Soviet Russia "the table of diplomatic couriers" has been created. This service was responsible for providing the reliable message with representations of the country abroad. Today information can be transferred by means of modern means of communication: at the disposal of diplomats there are phones and the Internet. However important and confidential documents still trust diplomatic couriers who often risk life to bring them in safety.

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