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The 22 heroes in this volume were all born in 1917 – Russia’s year of revolution. They lived through Civil War, Collectivization, World War II, the Cold War, and the collapse of the USSR. Indeed, their lives are a living reflection of the past Russian century, and their stories show us a side of history not available in any other resource.

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Featured Events

A few events outside Russia that are of interest to Russophiles. See the full list.

THROUGH March 24

Yury Butusov's brilliant, award-winning staging of King Lear tells us a story in which the collapse of a family, the collapse of a country, and the collapse of an individual are all conne...

February 26

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Palm Desert, CA features works by Rachmaninov.

November 3

New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents a volcanic force of sound that erupts at NJPAC whenever Valery Gergiev takes the stage with the magnificent Mariinsky Orchestra.
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The documentary film for our Children of 1917 project has been released! Watch the trailer and stream the film online now.


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A few of our most popular items. See all stories.

April 6

By Emily Kelso

In 1891, Russian Tsar Alexander III signed a document initiating the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway. And not only is it the longest railway in the world; it's got so...

May 26

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...

November 19

By Letitia Rydjeski

Studying Russian and finding it a bit challenging? You are not alone. Check out our list of famous people who have studied Russian, and find some fellow-sufferers...



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