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21. Another Birthday

On this day, 28 years ago, two naive young Americans sat down and agreed to found a publishing company together. This publishing company.

Tags: books, russian life, history
By Paul E. Richardson
22. Resilience: Life Stories of Centenarians Born in the Year of Revolution

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. 

Tags: Russian Life, books, history
23. Reconstructing the Past

Of late, more and more Russians are getting involved in historic reenactments, attempting to recreate battles on the land in Russia where they originally occurred.

Tags: history, war
24. Four Museums

In which we tour four museums in four cities and towns in Russia and Ukraine, to see what they tell us about soceity more broadly.

Tags: museums, art, history, ukraine
25. The Historian

February 1, 1818 was a milestone in the history of Russian culture, marking the release of the first eight volumes of Nikolai Karamzin’s History of the Russian State.

Tags: history, karamzin
26. 17 Myths of the Revolution

Every revolution needs its myths. The faithful must 
be inspired; successive generations must be enthused. 
We explore some myths about the “Great October Revolution” that persist even now, 100 years later.

Tags: history, bolsheviks, kerensky, revolution
27. Moscow's Miracle Working Icons

Icons have been revered in Russia for centuries, and when it comes to miracle-working icons, pilgrims will travel thousands of kilometers to seek their divine assistance. 
We look at three you can find in Moscow.

Tags: churches, history, icons
28. Scenes from the Road

Select images from the Children of 1917 book and film project.

Tags: history, 1917, centenarians
29. Two Roads from Urzhum

A good mystery begins unexpectedly in the unlikeliest of places. And then it takes you where you never imagined. This one took the author halfway around the world and more than a hundred years back in time.

Tags: history, revolution, kirov
30. Walling Off Matilda

The recent controversy about a new film on the last tsar and the ballerina Mathilde Kschessinskaya is stirring up controversy well in excess of what one might expect.

Tags: history, romanovs

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