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There are 22 item(s) tagged with the keyword "war".

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. Legionnaire Photographer

Photos captured by an unknown Czech Legionnaire, during those troops’ long sojourn in Russia from 1916-1919.

Tags: russian civil war, war, revolution, siberia, czech legion
7. Reconstructing the Past

Of late, more and more Russians are getting involved in historic reenactments, attempting to recreate battles on the land in Russia where they originally occurred.

Tags: history, war
8. A Finnish Finish

Our last stop on the Children of 1917 expedition was Finland, namely Tampere, the country's second largest city, where we met our final two heroes.

Tags: 1917, war, Finland
By Paul E. Richardson
9. Maria's War: A Soldier's Autobiography

This astonishingly gripping autobiography by the founder of the Russian Women’s Death Battallion in World War I is an eye-opening documentary of life before, during and after the Bolshevik Revolution.

Tags: war, history, World War I, revolution, 1917
10. World War II in Russian Memory

June 22nd, as any student of Soviet history knows, is the day remembered in the official histories as the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. Recent TV productions have sought to keep the state sanctioned view of the war alive in popular memory.

Tags: war, world war ii, stalin, film
By Nina Shevchuk-Murray

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