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There are 17 item(s) tagged with the keyword "world war ii".

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1. Tik-Tok Goes the Progress Clock

Political entities and 97-year-old veterans on social media, transgender marriage, and sushi at office parties show Russia is ready for 2020
 

Tags: world war ii, great patriotic war, trees, holiday, New Year, food, social media, putin, lgbt, marriage
2. The Samovar Murders

The murder of a poet is always more than a murder. When a famous writer is brutally stabbed on the campus of Moscow’s Lumumba University, the son of a recently deposed African president confesses, and the case assumes political implications that no one wants any part of.

Tags: world war ii, mystery, Moscow, KGB, Matyushkin
3. The Twitter Wars of the Russian MFA

All of Twitter’s a stage for the Russian Foreign Ministry to promote its view of World War II.

Tags: lithuania, estonia, foreign relations, twitter, world war ii
By Tiffany Zhu
4. In Brief

News and brief items from around Russia.

Tags: Tula, internet, doping, world war ii, Putin
5. Stalingrad

This is a short excerpt from the first-ever English translation (by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler) of Grossman’s epic novel of the turning point in World War II.

Tags: world war ii, translation, literature, Grossman, Stalingrad
6. A Grim Tale of Redemption

Redemption is grim, shocking, and rooted in the author's own tragic history. Yet, true to its name, it is a powerful story of redemption.

Tags: Holocaust, literature, world war ii
7. Painting Veterans

Artist Sasha Sokolova has undertaken a personal, artistic and cultural project to document the daily life of Russia’s remaining war veterans.

Tags: veterans, art, world war ii
By Sasha Sokolova
8. The Wallenberg Secret

The disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg remains just that. But need it be?

Tags: world war ii
9. Music Defeats War

When Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony was performed from besieged Leningrad on August 9, 1942, music suspended the horrors of war.

Tags: shostakovich, world war ii, leningrad, music
By Divya Ryan
10. On the Tragedy of One Family... and an Entire People

As told in two letters, two certificates and the autobiography of one centenarian, who turned 100 on June 16 and is the oldest person in her village of 100.

Tags: partisans, world war ii, children of 1917
By Nadya Grebennikova

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