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There are 30 item(s) tagged with the keyword "War".

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1. Quote-Unquote Eternal Flame

Due to a gas shortage, one former Soviet city has been forced to shut off a war memorial: an "eternal" flame that was never supposed to stop burning.

Tags: world war ii, war, history, monument, eternal flame, moldova, gas
2. Grace, Poise, and Firepower

Belarus opens Russia's eight annual tank biathlon with tutus and Swan Lake.

Tags: music, war, ballet, Tchaikovsky, tank
3. A Surgeon is Born

The extraordinary life and times of one of Russia's most important doctors.

Tags: war, medicine
4. The "Battle" of the Ugra River

The Great Stand on the Ugra River, a confrontation in the autumn of 1480, has come to be known as an emblematic moment in Russian history. Yet things are not always what they seem.

Tags: mongols, war, muscovy, tatars
5. Peace Out!

The newly-released 2020 Global Peace Index has some surprising findings.

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
6. TBT: Happy Birthday Pyotr Ilyich

On this day in 1840, one of the greatest composers of all time was born: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Tags: Tchaikovsky, 1812, war
7. In the Trenches of Stalingrad

On the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, we offer two excerpts from a new translation of Viktor Nekrasov’s In the Trenches of Stalingrad.

Tags: fiction, Nekrasov, Stalingrad, world war ii, War
8. TBT: A Terrible Defection

On this day in 1564, one of Terrible's most trusted confidantes defected. But they kept in touch.

Tags: war, lithuania, kurbsky, Ivan the Terrible, military
9. Tanks for the Update

30 restored T-34 tanks have arrived in Moscow and now await Victory Day.

Tags: military, war, tanks, Victory Day, great patriotic war
10. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history

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