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On the Uzbek-born oligarch Alisher Usmanov, who has made headlines of late from his acquisition of works of art and cartoons in the name of the Homeland.
A chronicle of the days surrounding the 1917 revolution, in the words and thoughts of those who lived through it.
A reflection on the life and influence of this Soviet-era poet, translator and writer.
The uprising in Tver in December 1327 was a final straw leading to the consolidation of power in Moscow.
Have you ever put your teeth on a shelf? This issue's Survival Russian column looks at the language of hunger...
In several small craft villages surrounding the capital, artisans struggle against the pressures of capitalism and the legacy of gigantism to preserve both their art and their way of life.
Millions of adults suffered in the horror that was the Gulag. But what of the children they left behind? What became of them? How did they survive the loss of parents and loved ones?
Off the remote northeastern coast of Chukotka lies the severe outpost that is Wrangel Island. Home to polar bears, musk ox and ghosts of wily explorers, reachable only by ice breakers or dogsleds, the island has long been a source of fascination and mystery.
Ivan Shuvalov was Empress Elizabeth's confidant, lover and aide. But he was also an impressively modest patron of the arts and education.
A look at some of Moscow's new upscale restaurants, where style and good food go hand in hand.
Books on Soviet era photography, Lake Baikal, Private Life under Stalin, Chekhov and Literary St. Petersburg, as well as a DVD on Russian prisons.
Antarctica's Church of the Holy Trinity is perhaps the world's most remote Russian Orthodox Church
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