Reijo Juhani Mäki is a Finnish writer of crime fiction. Mäki published his first novel Enkelipölyä in 1985, his most well-known character is private detective Jussi Vares, first introduced in the novel Moukanpeli released in 1986. A total of 25 novels about Jussi Vares have been published to date. All novels take place in the portuary city of Turku, in its grim granite jail, Kakola prison. Nine of the Vares novels have been made into feature films; the first two feature Juha Veijonen as Jussi Vares. The next seven feature Antti Reini; some films have been released in movie theaters in Finland and some straight-to-DVD. Mäki is one of the most influential modern Finnish authors, his most recent novel Cowboy is the final book in a trilogy. Enkelipölyä Moukanpeli Satakieli lauloi yöllä Marraskuu on musta hauta Sukkanauhakäärme Jäätynyt enkeli Kuoleman kapellimestari Kaidan tien kulkijat Liian kaunis tyttö Rahan kääntöpiiri Kruunun vasikka Enkelit kanssasi Tatuoitu taivas Pimeyden tango Pahan suudelma Keltainen leski Mullan maku Aito turkki Kaidan tien kulkijat Kolmastoista yö Tukholman keikka Pitkä lounas ) Jussi Vareksen drinkkiopas Black Jack Huhtikuun tytöt Nuoruustango Hard Luck Cafe Ehtookellot Uhkapelimerkki Lännen mies Valkovenäläinen Kolmijalkainen mies Mustasiipi Sheriffi Intiaani Cowboy Media related to Reijo Mäki at Wikimedia Commons
December Heat is a 2008 historic action drama film about the 1924 Estonian coup d'état attempt directed by Asko Kase and starring Sergo Vares. "December 1924. It's only a matter of minutes whether Estonian young independence continues to exist or we become a province with minor importance of big communist Russia. Independence which seems so self-evident today depends at that moment on couple of random coincidences." Sergo Vares as Tanel Rõuk. Liisi Koikson as Anna Rõuk. Ain Lutsepp as Julius Saarepuu. Piret Kalda as Maret Saarepuu. Emil-Joosep Virkus as Joosep Saarepuu. Tambet Tuisk as Specialist. Mait Malmsten as lawyer Jaan. Tiit Sukk as factory owner Indrek. Rain Simmul as Head of Intelligence. Historic people Tõnu Kark as Major General Ernst Põdder. Priit Pedajas as Major General Johan Unt. Carmen Mikiver as Elis Kingissepp. Ilkka Koivula as Otto Kuusinen. Yevgeni Knyazev as Grigori Zinovjev. Actual conscripts from Tallinn's Guard Battalion were used to play the part of the mass-up soldiers. Official website Detsembrikuumus on IMDb
Johannes Vares known as Johannes Vares Barbarus, was an Estonian poet, medical doctor, politician. Vares was born in Kiisa Heimtali Parish, Viljandi County, educated at Pärnu Gymnasium, he studied medicine at the University of Kiev, in present-day Ukraine. Vares served as a military physician in World War I, after that as a military physician for the Estonian army during the Estonian Liberation War, he was awarded Cross of Liberty for the participation, but Vares denied the offer. Vares worked as a doctor in Pärnu, became a well known Estonian poet as well as radical socialist, using the pen name Johannes Barbarus; when Soviet troops occupied Estonia in June 1940, Andrei Zhdanov forced President Konstantin Päts to appoint Vares as prime minister of a Communist-dominated puppet government. Päts resigned in July, Vares took over most presidential duties until August 1940, when Estonia was annexed by the Soviet Union, he became a Central Committee member of the restructured Estonian Communist Party on 12 September 1940, remained nominal head of state as chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Estonia.
Following the German invasion of Estonia in 1941, Vares fled to Russia, where he lived in exile from 1941 to 1944, until the Soviets reconquered Estonia. On 20 April 1944, the Electoral Committee of the Republic of Estonia held a clandestine meeting in Tallinn; the participants included Jüri Uluots, the last Prime Minister of Estonia before the Soviet occupation, the substitute for Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Johan Holberg, the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies Otto Pukk, the Second deputy Vice-Chairman of the National Council Alfred Maurer, State judge Mihkel Klaassen. The Committee declared that the Soviet-era appointment of Vares as Prime Minister had been illegal and that Uluots had assumed the President's duties from 21 June 1940 onwards. After returning to Estonia, Vares came under investigation by the Soviet NKVD for his activities in the Estonian War of Independence, he committed suicide in Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn, in November 1946. Johannes Vares' cabinet
Vareš is a town and municipality located in Zenica-Doboj Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, is famous for the local mining activities and production of iron; as of 2013, it has a population of 8,892 inhabitants. Vareš is a mountainous town located 45 km from Sarajevo in the valley of the small Stavnja River 828 m above sea level surrounded by the massive high Kapija, Stijene and Perun Mountains, named after Perun / Перун, the highest god of the Slavic pantheon; the town is rich with archeological findings from different epochs – on several surrounding locations are found remains of prehistorical period, such as copper artifacts in Brgula. In the town center itself, there is an old stone bridge that resembles to the majority of one arched bridges from Ottoman period; this bridge is considered to be similar by the building method to the Old Bridge in Mostar. The town of Vareš has a long history with remains of metallurgical activities dating back to Bronze Age.
During the Roman era, the town was famous for its miners and smiths. During Middle Ages the Bosnian kings had their center in close proximity of the modern city of Vareš. Bosnia's greatest king, considered the Vareš' village Duboštica for the center of his kingdom, since it was the mining center of his country; the remains of the medieval royal city and castle Bobovac were proclaimed as national monuments, as was the Catholic Church of St. Michael in the town of Vareš. Oldest preserved; the town was earlier dominated by Catholic population. The church books are among the oldest preserved in Bosnia and date back to 1643. During the Austrian rule of Bosnia and Herzegovina the iron-works of Vareš were an important exporter of various iron products to the rest of the Habsburg empire. In 1891, the first blast furnace in Bosnia and Herzegovina was built there; that blast furnace still exists, but it ceased its operations in 1990. In the 1910s World War I, men of the town were subject to draft, served in the regiment BH-1, formally based in Sarajevo.
They saw action in the Italian and Galician fronts. The church bell was melted so it could be used to produce war material. During the Second World War, Vareš was an Ustashe stronghold. Due to the value of its industry the city was well defended, saw several attacks by Partisans and Chetniks on both the city and surrounding villages. In the Bosnian War that lasted from early 1992 until December 1995, the town of Vareš was at first controlled by the Croatian Defence Council, while the rest of the municipality was divided between the forces of Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Army of Republika Srpska. In November 1993, the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina took over the town, while the Croat civilian population fled, before the ARBiH arrived, through Serb lines to Kiseljak; the remaining HVO units took hold in the village of Daštansko, where they remained until the Dayton Agreement was signed in November 1995. In 1994, the village of Brgule fell to the Army of the Republic of Herzegovina.
Before, it vas VRS's territory. Small part of the Croat population from Vareš returned in 1995, those who have not returned have emigrated to West European countries, with a significant number settling in Knin, Croatia. Aside from the town of Vareš, the municipality includes the following settlements: According to the 2013 census results, it has a population 8,892 inhabitants. Population decline is evident since the end of the Bosnian War, as nearly two thirds of the population from 1991 left Vareš in only twenty years. 197123,523 total 11,134 Croats 6,631 Bosniaks 5,166 Serbs 307 Yugoslavs 285 Others 199122,203 total 9,016 Croats 6,714 Bosniaks 3,644 Serbs 2,071 Yugoslavs 758 Others The town of Vareš had a total population of 5,888, composed of: 3,035 Croats 1,068 Bosniaks 627 Serbs 859 Yugoslavs 299 others and unknown 20138,892 total 5,447 Bosniaks 2,820 Croats 189 Serbs 436 others The town of Vareš had a total population of 2,917, composed of: 1,339 Bosniaks 1,254 Croats 71 Serbs 253 others The Vareš region has possibilities for winter tourism development.
Due to its position and elevation snow stays longer than in other regions, the beautiful areas surrounding it are good for skiing and skating. The mountain resort. Ivica Džoja 1954–1963.