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Polling agency Levada has been tagged as foreign agent. What does that mean?
The study of history in Russia has become increasingly dangerous for anyone who fails to stick to official narratives.
On the continued relevance of Malevich's Black Square.
History is being increasingly politicized. Case in point, a recent documentary about the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.
On new regulations restricting foreigners' travel and what it takes to get a work permit in the federation.
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Russian-language tour exploring our collection in depth, second Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Free, reservations required
Russian-speaking guides conduct tours of the museum's highlights every Monday at 11 am.
Kefir is the most popular fermented milk in Russia. But it did not get there overnight. Kefir and Russia have a long history...
Peace! Land! Bread! This was the battle cry of the 1917 October Revolution (old calendar) that changed the history of Russia and indeed the entire world. Since the time of Ivan the Terrible, the tsars concentrated on centralization of their power and control. The most common way of doing this was to take power away from the nobility, appeasing them by giving them dominion over their land and workers. This soon developed into the oppressive, slave-style condition known as serfdom.
Catherine I finds herself at a turning point upon the death of her husband, Peter the Great.
Some of the best Russian and Soviet films about World War II that you can stream online.
A comprehensive listing of resources, online and off, for researching your Russian roots, courtesy of Ginny Audet.
America is a land built by immigrants. We researched famous Americans with Russian roots and offer this compilation.
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