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Vladislav Surkov is the Kremlin's chief ideologist. And his thoughts and speeches are now being used to teach university students about the new National Idea.
Russia is banning gambling in the cities. What is next? Apparently a Las Vegas in Siberia...
We report on the signal assassination of leading investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya.
Despite having some of the world's largest oil and gas reserves and being a huge energy exporter, Russia faces the prospect of energy shortages this winter and many winters to come.
There are really two Moscows: one for expats and one for residents, but both are expensive.
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Russian-language tour exploring our collection in depth, second Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Free, reservations required
What do radio, television, the periodic table, and helicopters have in common? Russians were involved in developing all of them – and more!
June 22, 2020, marks the 79th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia that changed the course of WWII and, perhaps, history itself.
Forget vodka – dessert is the best part of Russian meals.
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 "Среди миров."
Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.
These eight outstanding Soviet comedies show some of what has made Russians laugh over the past century. Most are still watched today. (First in our new series on learning about Russia through its films.)
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