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The whole world knows the word “Kalashnikov.” What kind of a man was Mikhail Kalashnikov? And can we ever separate the man from the legends that surround him and his AK-47?
An unexpected discovery in a library sends the author on an enthralling historical excursion.
November 30, 1939, marked the start of a war that has been all but forgotten in Russia: the war between the Soviet Union and Finland, commonly referred to in English as “The Winter War.”
Activists in Moscow are crowdfunding to restore century-old signs, and uncovering traces of a buzzing and eclectic merchant city.
Is Russia somehow different from other nations, or is it just like any other?
Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.
Snakes, shashlik, secret Soviet structures, students: just a few things you can find on Russky Island.
Two recently published works of fiction that we liked and wanted to share with you.
A few images from 1919.
Throughout his long life, Leo Tolstoy had many strange hobbies. One of them was bicycling, which he learned at the ripe age of 67, and which he loved. But that's not to say there weren't some humorous incidents...
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