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6: Come to Moscow, Brother ...
All Moscow is preparing for September's big 850th anniversary bash. In honor of the upcoming celebration, we offer a look at the history and spirit of Europe's largest city. Includes great timeline of Moscow history.
15: Moscow in sunshine and tears
Ah, Moscow! It may not believe in tears, but it was burned down with a penny candle...
16: Moscow 1947
Fifty years ago, Moscow celebrated its 800th anniversary. But things were very different then. The Second World War was barely over and Stalin was still at the helm of the Soviet state. Yet, interestingly, he did not show for the celebration.
21: In the Footsteps of St. George
Who is St. George, patron saint of Moscow? We examine the facts and legends behind the mythical saint.
27: The Battle for Shipka
An important battle was fought at Shipka, during the Russo-Turkish ware of 1877-1878, and it built a bridge in Bulgarian-Russian relations that has persisted to this day.
28: Moscow Lights
It is hard to imagine Moscow without the spotlights bouncing off the Kremlin walls, or without the now brightly decorated storefronts. But it was not that long ago that, come sunset, Moscow was enveloped in darkness.
31: Altai and Beyond
In this, the final installment in Russian Life on their trans-Russian journey, Gary & Monica Westcott expore the remarkable Altai before racing across the steppe with winter fast at their heels, in pursuit of their final goal: Hammerfest on the northeast Norwegian coast.
36: Unknown Moscow
A Q&A interview with several Russia travel experts on places off the beaten path in Moscow that they would recommend to travelers.
40: A taste of honey
Myedovukha is a fermented honey drink that is great for quenching your thirst in the heat of August.