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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...
Technology is transforming the way Russians experience their history.
A brief history of the Russian bakery, from imperial times to the Internet age.
Russia thaws. People have thoughts. Not always good ones.
“What have you done to my magazine?!"
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 this day 345 years ago, Alexander Menshikov was born into a poor peasant family. No one could have predicted to what heights he would rise.
In 1992, a famous American dancer visited the formerly closed seaport of Vladivostok. Then everything blew up.
Call it resilience, grit, or just perseverance – it takes a special sort of person to have survived the last 100 years of Russian and Soviet history.
What do you have to do as Russian tsar to be remembered as "Great"? You can start by reforming the government, social structure, customs, language, and, well, everything else.
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