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1. The Big 100

This year marks the centennial of the Bolshevik Revolution. Here's what that looks like, plus gas, cats, and seals (state seals, that is).

Tags: cats, pollution, Chelyabinsk, 1917, Revolution, Bolshevik, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
2. First Love

On the importance of coffee, academicians, a museum, a rooster, the harvesting of turf, and collectivization. Oh, and Novosibirsk.

Tags: novosibirsk, village life, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
3. Revolution for Tiny Tots

“It was a lot of fun during the Rivolushun. And I won’t never forget the Russian Rivolushun.” In which we look at the 1917 revolution through the eyes of schoolchildren at the time.

Tags: revolution, children, 1917
By Evgeny Lukyanov
4. Meet Four Russian Centenarians

One hundred years ago, in 1917, Russia was wracked by revolution, famine, foreign war, and domestic unrest. And yet, throughout 1917, babies were born, lives were started. 

Tags: history, women, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
5. 100 Years Ago, In a Monarchy Far, Far Away

Exactly 100 years ago, on February 23, 1917, the Russian Revolution began. And once you've learned about that, there's space, WWII reenactments, and a portal back to medieval times. 

Tags: russia, february revolution, 1917, bolsheviks, space, WWII, medieval
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Revolution!

On February 23, 1917 the Revolution came to Petrograd. The Tsar abdicated and a long year of turmoil and political upheaval lie ahead...

Tags: revolution, February Revolution, 1917
By Tamara Eidelman
7. Our Next Big Thing

We are excited to announce our next big project: Time Travel! And we'll document it with a book and a movie!

Tags: books, history, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
8. 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
9. The Corpse of Lenin and the Rebirth of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is now 25: citizens voted to rename Leningrad as St. Petersburg on June 12, 1991. Lenin’s legacy was at the center of the change, and remains a hot topic 25 years later.

Tags: st. petersburg, lenin, leningrad, glasnost, soviet union, 1917
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. Spelling Reform: Who Gets the Credit?

Soviet sources praise the Bolsheviks for simplifying Russian spelling in 1918. Who was the real author of the spelling reform, and what was the Bolsheviks' actual role in making it work?

Tags: russia, 1917, 1918, russian language, spelling, reform, lunacharsky, provisional government
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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