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“What have you done to my magazine?!"
Today it is hard to imagine the revolutionary atmosphere that pervaded the Soviet Union in March and April of 1985.
On April 26, 1715, Peter I published his Military Statute, which remained in effect until the mid-nineteenth century.
In 1992, a famous American dancer visited the formerly closed seaport of Vladivostok. Then everything blew up.
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.
February 1, 1818 was a milestone in the history of Russian culture, marking the release of the first eight volumes of Nikolai Karamzin’s History of the Russian State.
In which we tour four museums in four cities and towns in Russia and Ukraine, to see what they tell us about soceity more broadly.
The recent controversy about a new film on the last tsar and the ballerina Mathilde Kschessinskaya is stirring up controversy well in excess of what one might expect.
Every revolution needs its myths. The faithful must
be inspired; successive generations must be enthused.
We explore some myths about the “Great October Revolution” that persist even now, 100 years later.
A good mystery begins unexpectedly in the unlikeliest of places. And then it takes you where you never imagined. This one took the author halfway around the world and more than a hundred years back in time.
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