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1. New York, Back on the Map

After sixty years of going by another name, New York, Ukraine, is back in action.

Tags: Ukraine, new york, communism, history, cities
2. Which Russian Metropolis is Right for You?

Are you a Moscow Maniac or a Petersburg Patrician? It's time to take a side!

Tags: literature, art, history, travel, st. petersburg, Moscow
3. The Past in the Past: Reading a Book about Soviet Archaeology

A sixty-year-old Christmas present reveals how Soviet archaeologists perceived their craft.

Tags: soviet era, ussr, hermitage, history, archaeology
4. A Memory Battle for Lubyanka Square

The hoopla surrounding a new monument at a controversial location in central Moscow highlights the importance of history for Russia – and ourselves.

Tags: city life, Moscow, history, memory
5. Eggplant Caviar, on the Shelf and at the Dacha

Brought to Russia in the seventeenth century, eggplant caviar became wildly popular after a Soviet comedy movie. A Russian blogger shares her story.

Tags: food, foodstories, russian food, history, soviet film
6. You Think You Know Russia? Perhaps Russia Knows You...

Get out your aluminum foil hats, folks. It seems the Soviets got ESP down decades ago.

Tags: conspiracies, history, ussr, extrasensory perception, esp, soviet era, soviet experiments
7. The Best (and Worst) Facial Hair in Russian History

Which Russian tsars, stars, and commissars sported the most macho mustaches, grimy goatees, and bombastic beards? Let's make a listicle!

Tags: humor, history
8. 600

This issue of Russian Life is issue number 600. Given this milestone, I would like to give a shout out to some of our unsung heroes.

Tags: russian life, history
9. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
10. Putting the "Fun" in "Prison Camp"

A Russian non-profit prepares to open a mock prison camp as a place to make fun memories with your family.

Tags: camps, NGOs, memory, world war ii, history

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