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Испанский путешественник дон Хуан Ван Гален в "теплой Сибири": размышления участника Кавказской войны

The author reveals the character of the Spanish officer who witnessed and participated in tragic events related to joining the Caucasus to Russia in the XIX-th century. It is of particular significance that a Spanish emigrant whose motherland had passed through the same stage in the states development reflects upon the political situation in Russia. Besides, uncovering the historic facts through describing Russian Army soldiers and officers daily routine and relations is of interest.