"Право или уставы воинския в галанской земли": Первый опыт полного перевода европейского военно-дисциплинарного устава в допетровской России
Publication of a Russian translation of the Dutch military law code made in the 1680s
The new commented translation of the treatises of the Neoplatonist philosopher Plotinus (205-270 CE) with Greek text, edited by J. Chitchaline in chronological order. The edition is discussed in comparison with earlier translations of Plotinus Enneads made by G. Malevansky and T. Sidash.
The meaning of the Greek hapax legomenon "λιμβίς" has been specified with the help of its Church Slavonic translation "grivьna" (necklace).
The article considers economic documentation Vychegodskiy fishing Spaso-Prilutsky monastery in the period of Salt reform 1646. On the basis of codicological analysis have been identified and are shown the peculiarities of accounting in prihoda-account books of fishing the day before and the years of reform. The connection between changes in these practices and the situation in the fisheries resulting from activities related to the reform.
The Private Military Companies constitute one of the speediest developing branches of the contemporary economy. Unlike the private companies producing arms, these companies do participate in the arm conflicts. There are several divisions of PMC, which may be classified on the basis of their closeness to the «point of the spear» from the companies providers of ammunition and logistics, to the companies participating directly in warfare. The emergence of such companies causes a great deal of ethical and moral-political problems. Such as: Does the nature of the state necessary change with the decline of the state monopoly on violence? Does the nature of the war change? Are the principles of just war and humanitarian law still applicable with PMC? Are the PMC still mercenaries? The majority of these questions still have no definite answers.