Derbent (Republic of Dagestan)
Derbent is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Russia. Due to the convenient geographical location, it had for centuries been an important commercial and military-political center of the Caspian region. Studies, sketches, archival documents, photographs and other materials of the collection represent the diversity of the historical past of the city, celebrating in 2015 the 2000th anniversary of its foundation.
About the new division of the Caucasian region, as well as the establishment there again of two provinces of Kutaisi and Derbent and the appointment of military Governors, governors and the Civil part of the Caucasus.
According to the All-Belief Report of the Derbent military governor on the state of the Derbent province for 1854 and the situation shown in this case, which drew the attention of the Emperor.
On the appointment of the military governor of Derbent and the governor. civil part of Derbent Gubernia. General-Major Minkwitz VI District of the Gendarmes Corps.