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Pressure on independent journalism, champagne importers, and some Olympics and architectural news.
By mid-October of 1941, Moscow seemed on the verge of falling to the Nazis. German troops had reached the city’s edge, and there were rumors of fascist tanks closing in.
The bravery with which the all-female 588th Night Bomber Regiment defended the Soviet Union from Nazi invasion earned them a legendary nickname.
In this week's Odder News, Victory Day surprises, ideas to increase vaccination, and a mass wedding in the sky.
The packet of 11 letters and 12 postcards reached me from Kharkov, through a combination of fate, serendipity and sheer luck. They were written by my father, Alexander Suchovy, from the front during World War II, and were addressed to his first wife, Varvara, and their son Vasily.
One of the world's largest and most famous sailing training ships celebrates 100 years in the water.
Some little-known art from a civilian eyewitness to the Siege of Leningrad is public both at one of the blockade museums in St. Petersburg and in a new book.
The Leningrad Zoo kept its animals alive during the siege – the 77th anniversary of which was commemorated this week.
A Russian non-profit prepares to open a mock prison camp as a place to make fun memories with your family.
The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.
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