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There are 105 item(s) tagged with the keyword "history".

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21. The Story Behind an Inscription

An unexpected discovery in a library sends the author on an enthralling historical excursion.

Tags: tsarism, history, jewish
22. The Winter War

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.”

Tags: winter war, finland, history, military
23. Saving Moscow - One Letter at a Time

Activists in Moscow are crowdfunding to restore century-old signs, and uncovering traces of a buzzing and eclectic merchant city.

Tags: history, business, architecture, Moscow
24. Bite Marks

Is Russia somehow different from other nations, or is it just like any other?

Tags: culture, history
25. A Friend of Both Russia and Ukraine

Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.

Tags: cultural exchange, Gogol, folklore, rus', history, kyiv, russian language, language, Ukraine
26. Concrete in the Clouds

Snakes, shashlik, secret Soviet structures, students: just a few things you can find on Russky Island. 
 

Tags: civil war, Far East, history, adventure, nature, Vladivostok
27. Khodasevich and Vodolazkin

Two recently published works of fiction that we liked and wanted to share with you.

Tags: history, emigration, memoir, literature, khodasevich
28. Parting Shot

A few images from 1919.

Tags: civil war, history, 1919, photography
29. Cycling with the Count

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...

Tags: cycling, history, Tula, bicycles, Tolstoy
30. Russian Museums Get a Reboot

Technology is transforming the way Russians experience their history.

Tags: Moscow, Yekaterinburg, museums, technology, russian history, history, jews, Yeltsin

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