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Tag: Duc de Richelieu

What’s your name, Odessa? Four charming legends

The lack of water and temper of Catherine II, the name of an ancient Greek settlement or Deribas’ fascination for .....

Five French immigrants in Russian Empire

Drawing up the history of Novorossia, breeding mussels, draining swamps, building theaters, wars and other important matters that the French, .....

A view from outside: Singapore – the new version of Odessa

Mike Gerasimov has written an essay for The Odessa Journal titled “Singapore – the new version of Odessa” Why modern .....

Richelieu and the bubonic plague (story of the past epidemic in Odessa)

In the boiling August of 1812, people were falling sick in Odessa at a rate no one had witnessed before. .....