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There are 27 item(s) tagged with the keyword "world war ii".

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1. Alligator Tears

The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.

Tags: history, Victory Day, zoo, Moscow, animals, world war ii
2. "Victory Day" Sung from Balconies

Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).

Tags: Moscow, world war ii, coronavirus, Victory Day
3. Well, Well, Well...

A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.

Tags: monuments, Siberia, world war ii, history, Victory Day
4. An Understandable Mistake?

A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.

Tags: Internet, history, world war ii, Victory Day
5. 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
6. Snow Shovels, Hangovers, and Historical Revisions

This week: Russian telecomms habits shift, a St. Petersburg entrepreneur gets crafty, and being stuck at home means more alcohol intake.

Tags: crime, alcohol, business, putin, world war ii, history, Siberia, health
7. Victory Train: Coming Soon to a Hero-City Near You

Russia's "Echelon of Victory" train-borne museum prepares to educate this spring.

Tags: world war ii, military, train
8. Odder News for the Young'uns

In this week's G-rated Odder News: Kid-friendly World War II history, kid-friendly educational TV, and kid-friendly swearing lessons.

Tags: history, film, animation, food, science, world war ii, russian history
9. War-Separated Sisters Reunited after 78 Years

Two sisters lost contact as teenagers in 1942, during their evacuation from the Battle of Stalingrad. They never lost hope they would find each other.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, family, great patriotic war, world war ii, stalingrad
10. The Motherland Calls... Reenactors

Military reenactors mark the 76th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad with plenty of pyrotechnics.

Tags: tanks, st. petersburg, siege, world war ii

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