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An illustrated history that draws parallels between a potential invasion of Ukraine today and Catherine the Great’s occupation and annexation of Crimea in the late 1700s.
Catherine the Great's injunction to get vaccinated has recently emerged from a private collection.
“This dish is eaten in almost every home. I don’t understand Russian people’s tastes at all.”
- Chinese blogger on herring under a fur coat, one of six items he listed as unusual Russian dishes
A look at how the Jesuits, Pope Francis, and Georgetown University all share an interesting connection to Russia.
283 years ago today, Vassily Bazhenov was born. Russian architecture would never be the same.
Two reviewers evaluate Catherine the Great through a gender and a storytelling lens.
A wrap up of the news and news-like items from in and around Russia.
In which we explore the cats, catacombs, and contraband of a Russian imperial port.
Catherine the Great was a prolific letter writer and her missives offer a uniquely intimate view of her personal life and political development (to say nothing of her humor and passion).
On February 3, 1718, Emperor Peter I issued a manifesto depriving Alexei, his son by his first wife, of the right to succeed him to the throne.
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