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By Alice E.M. Underwood
Darkness descends on Moscow, a cry for help ascends to the sky, and a foreign agent stays exactly where it is. Also huskies and ancient teeth.
By Bob Blaisdell
There's a new Russian-language detective show on Netflix. It's a bit like Gogol meets House meets Sherlock.
By The Editors
Let's go to Nizhny Novgorod to hear a Russian rendition of the song of the year. And then, lets meet some puppies and a vodka thief.
Gorgeous photos of Moscow and the Golden Ring. Notations on over 300 important Russian anniversaries. All Russian and American holidays. Shipped right to your door. What are you waiting for?
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Brodsky / Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov.
The exhibition Russian Sacred Art will bring together more than fifty 19th century icons and other religious objects, drawing on a significant private American collection of icons.
The exhibition uncovers the unique regional art style that emerged in the town of Vladimir (120 miles east of Moscow) in the 1960s and 1970s.
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By Letitia Rydjeski
America is a land built by immigrants. We researched famous Americans with Russian roots and offer this compilation.
By Anatoly Liberman
On the occasion of Pushkin's birthday, we offer a post on the challenge of translating his most famous love lyrics, "Я вас любил," with a bonus look at Innokenty Annensky's "Сре...
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
What do radio, television, the periodic table, and helicopters have in common? Russians were involved in developing all of them – and more!
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On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1793: Russia and Prussia agreed to a second partition of Poland.
1878: Vera Zasulich shot and fatally wounded General Fyodor Trepov, the military governor of St. Petersburg, beginning an era of revolutionary terror.
1937: The trial of 17 leading Communists began in Moscow. All were accused of involvement in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow the regime and assassinate its leaders.
1983: Soviet satellite Cosmos 1402 crashed into the Indian Ocean.