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1. Dacha Life

A look at the history and cultural influence of dachas.

Tags: soviet, rural, dacha
2. Handshake-Free Zone

Looking back at the early Soviet years when the young state launched anti-handshake campaigns.

Tags: Soviet, science, health, COVID
3. TBT: Two Births

This week is the anniversary of two important Russian births.

Tags: soviet, human rights, dissidents, herzen, rostropovich
4. Health in the Soviet Sanatorium

From salty baths to salt caves, sanatoriums throughout Eurasia have, over the centuries, changed in form, but not in spirit. 

Tags: travel, russian empire, peter the great, soviet, healthcare, health
5. 13 Massive Russian Monuments You Need to See

In which we share some of Russia's big monuments (and moments) – from ice battles to DNA in stone and steel.

Tags: Volgograd, science, space, arctic, great patriotic war, lenin, alexander nevsky, Moscow, peter the great, memory, Memorial, soviet era, soviet union, soviet
6. Hogweed instead of Birches

The Caucasus had a fast-growing plant that the Soviets wanted to plant up north to use for animal feed. What could possibly go wrong?

Tags: reforms, soviet, agriculture, farming
7. The Pull of Stalin's Riviera

On the foundation of Intourist and some of the beautiful posters they used to entice tourist to Soviet Russia.

Tags: stalin, soviet, travel, intourist
8. Fact-Checking the Caucasus

How true-to-life is a favorite Soviet movie, and what does it tell us about the Caucasus?

Tags: bear, traditions, animals, food, soviet, film, Caucasus
9. The Final Frontier of Communism

Take a rocket launch into the dizzying expanses of Soviet space propaganda.

Tags: soviet union, soviet, propaganda, space women, space race, space, cosmonaut, tereshkova, gagarin
10. ALIK

Before he became the assassin of the 20th century, Lee Harvey Oswald defected to the Soviet Union, where he was called Alik and married Marina, a young Russian woman searching for love. A new play brings to life this period in history.

Tags: cia, kgb, soviet, oswald

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