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Date: 2 months ago   Category: Science

"True heroism": as the Russian diplomat and the playwright Alexander Griboyedov — RT in Russian died

There was a slaughter in the Russian Embassy 190 years ago in Tehran during which the diplomat, the poet and playwright Alexander Griboyedov died. Massacre of employees of the Russian mission in Persia evoked a wide response, however a set of details of the tragedy and remained not specified. Today circumstances of that crime — a subject of heated debates of historians. In particular, experts note that testimonies of the only survived witness were very contradictory, and an incident was rumpled for political reasons. What became the punishment reason over the Russian diplomats — in the material RT.


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