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1. The "Battle" of the Ugra River

The Great Stand on the Ugra River, a confrontation in the autumn of 1480, has come to be known as an emblematic moment in Russian history. Yet things are not always what they seem.

Tags: mongols, war, muscovy, tatars
2. Peace Out!

The newly-released 2020 Global Peace Index has some surprising findings.

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
3. TBT: Happy Birthday Pyotr Ilyich

On this day in 1840, one of the greatest composers of all time was born: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Tags: Tchaikovsky, 1812, war
4. In the Trenches of Stalingrad

On the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, we offer two excerpts from a new translation of Viktor Nekrasov’s In the Trenches of Stalingrad.

Tags: fiction, Nekrasov, Stalingrad, world war ii, War
5. TBT: A Terrible Defection

On this day in 1564, one of Terrible's most trusted confidantes defected. But they kept in touch.

Tags: war, lithuania, kurbsky, Ivan the Terrible, military
6. Tanks for the Update

30 restored T-34 tanks have arrived in Moscow and now await Victory Day.

Tags: military, war, tanks, Victory Day, great patriotic war
7. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history
8. The Guns of Autumn

On the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, we review the final events leading to its outbreak in 1939.

Tags: War, Stalin, molotov, WWII
9. 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
10. 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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