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1. Unity Day: Whose Unity?

November 4 is now the Day of People's Unity in Russia. But what unity? What people? A look at the holiday's history brings up more questions and confusion than it does answers – but Russians don't let that spoil their long weekend.

Tags: unity day, holiday, Russia, 1612, communism, liberation
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
2. Dmitry Pozharsky: Russian Hero

It's 1612. There's no tsar on the throne and the Poles have entered Moscow. Some may have despaired – but one man took the opportunity to save the country and earn his place in history books.

Tags: minin, pozharsky, russia, moscow, 1612, tsar, patriotism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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