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1. Gorbachev Dead at 91

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, the Communist Party Leader who unleashed democracy, glasnost, and perestroika, has died.

Tags: ussr, communist party, gorbachev
2. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
3. Soviet Terror of the Skies: Marina Raskova and the Night Witches

The bravery with which the all-female 588th Night Bomber Regiment defended the Soviet Union from Nazi invasion earned them a legendary nickname.

Tags: ussr, stalin, air travel, women, great patriotic war, world war ii
4. Vladimir Pozner: Soviet Soldier-Journalist

Vladimir Pozner Jr., Russian-American journalist and television host, describes his path to disillusionment.

Tags: propaganda, censorship, vladimir pozner, ussr, soviet journalism, soviet media, soviet union
5. The Past in the Past: Reading a Book about Soviet Archaeology

A sixty-year-old Christmas present reveals how Soviet archaeologists perceived their craft.

Tags: soviet era, ussr, hermitage, history, archaeology
6. Mikhail Gorbachev

The rises and falls of the esteem in which Russians have held Mikhail Gorbachev over the years have been dizzying.

Tags: ussr, reform, gorbachev
7. You Think You Know Russia? Perhaps Russia Knows You...

Get out your aluminum foil hats, folks. It seems the Soviets got ESP down decades ago.

Tags: conspiracies, history, ussr, extrasensory perception, esp, soviet era, soviet experiments
8. A thirst for travel... and kefir

Leo started traveling as a young man. Upon emigrating, he traveled around the world twice, and has been to 120 countries. At 84, he yearns for more.

Tags: kefir, russia, travel, around the world, ussr
By Anna Kharzeeva
9. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
10. Russian Youth, Then and Now

We celebrate the anniversary of the Pioneers, explore Russia’s Generation Z, and for fun, admire a baby bear helping out in the garden. 

Tags: bears, youth, pioneers, ussr, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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