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There are 27 item(s) tagged with the keyword "military".

Displaying: 11 - 20 of 27

11. A Modest Proposal

If Russia has its way, NATO training would be postponed. Not because of coronavirus, but to preserve the memory of the dead of World War II.

Tags: military, foreign policy, international relations, Victory Day, military
12. Victory Train: Coming Soon to a Hero-City Near You

Russia's "Echelon of Victory" train-borne museum prepares to educate this spring.

Tags: world war ii, military, train
13. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military
14. The Gunmaker

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?

Tags: izhevsk, history, military
15. 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
16. Cover Story

Asya Lisina created a beautiful and somewhat surprising cover for the current issue of Russian Life. We asked her to explain herself...

Tags: fall, moscow, siloviki, military, police, illustration
17. Duck, Duck, Owl?

Predators, prey, and performance artists take the spotlight in this week’s TWERF.

Tags: performance art, military, drones, ducks
18. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film
19. Skirmish in the Far East

What was the spring of 1969 like in the Soviet Union? A cloud of gloom had descended on the country, enveloping both those who could not see it (or at least thought it had nothing to do with them) and those only too aware of it.

Tags: military, russian far east, china
20. A Tale of Two Movies

Winter break is known to be a difficult time for Russia: to cope with all that time off, many flock to the cinema. This holiday season's most popular movie? It's about tanks.

Tags: tanks, wwii, war, military

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