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1. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
2. Soviet Terror of the Skies: Marina Raskova and the Night WItches

The bravery with which the all-female 588th Night Bomber Regiment defended the Soviet Union from Nazi invasion earned them a legendary nickname.

Tags: ussr, stalin, air travel, women, great patriotic war, world war ii
3. Vladimir Pozner: Soviet Soldier-Journalist

Vladimir Pozner Jr., Russian-American journalist and television host, describes his path to disillusionment.

Tags: propaganda, censorship, vladimir pozner, ussr, soviet journalism, soviet media, soviet union
4. The Past in the Past: Reading a Book about Soviet Archaeology

A sixty-year-old Christmas present reveals how Soviet archaeologists perceived their craft.

Tags: soviet era, ussr, hermitage, history, archaeology
5. Mikhail Gorbachev

The rises and falls of the esteem in which Russians have held Mikhail Gorbachev over the years have been dizzying.

Tags: ussr, reform, gorbachev
6. You Think You Know Russia? Perhaps Russia Knows You...

Get out your aluminum foil hats, folks. It seems the Soviets got ESP down decades ago.

Tags: conspiracies, history, ussr, extrasensory perception, esp, soviet era, soviet experiments
7. A thirst for travel... and kefir

Leo started traveling as a young man. Upon emigrating, he traveled around the world twice, and has been to 120 countries. At 84, he yearns for more.

Tags: kefir, russia, travel, around the world, ussr
By Anna Kharzeeva
8. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
9. Russian Youth, Then and Now

We celebrate the anniversary of the Pioneers, explore Russia’s Generation Z, and for fun, admire a baby bear helping out in the garden. 

Tags: bears, youth, pioneers, ussr, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. The End of the USSR

Where we take you back in time to the collapse of the Soviet Union, through press and reportage as it unfolded at the time.

Tags: USSR, Gorbachev, Soviet Union
By Tamara Eidelman

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