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1. First Contact

It is astonishing to think that as recently as the eighteenth century – not the Middle Ages, not the days of Marco Polo, but in the supposedly enlightened eighteenth century – people still had only the vaguest idea of where Asia ended and America began.

Tags: bering, alaska, russian america
2. Four Russian Treasures in North America

Remnants of the Imperial Russian past are all over Alaska – and California, too.

Tags: matryoshka, pelmeni, tourism, Orthodox Church, russian america, alaska, california
3. Anchors Far Away

Some new historical treasures have been pulled from the sea near Kamchatka.

Tags: anchor, maritime, museums, ships, alaska, pacific ocean, Kamchatka
4. #Russiagate, Demos & Alaska

Continuing scandal, new demonstrations, a sesquicentenial and a linguistic smackdown. Just another week here at TWERF.

Tags: russia, twitter, navalny, politics, kamchatka, alaska
By The Editors
5. 1741: The Year Russia Discovered America

You probably know that Alaska was bought from Russia well over 100 years ago. But do you know why Russia claimed the territory in the first place? Hint: who doesn't love a fur coat?

Tags: russia, united states, alaska, colonization
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
6. What Brexit means for Russian economic and territorial expansion

Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Does that mean a boom for Russia? Or is that title a ploy to get you to read about how Russians go about sunbathing?

Tags: russia, brexit, alaska, currency, ruble, sunbathing
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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