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1. News and Views

A collection of news items, quotes, and tidbits of interest from around the Russia space.

Tags: museums, oil, film
2. Russians on Oscar Shortlists

Three Russian films have been shortlisted for the Oscars this year, in three different categories. Some critics say it is unprecedented and a sign the country's creative industry is on the upturn.

Tags: wwii, animation, St. Petersburg, cinematography, film, Oscars, movies
3. Departures

Two leading lights of theater and film who passed on this fall.

Tags: theater, film
4. Things to Avoid After Drinking Vodka

Fall starts on a harmonious note, Putin’s meeting with the Saudis — not so much. Also, happy birthday to vodka!

Tags: reviews, film, science, leonov, putin, saudi arabia, birthday, vodka, Yekaterinburg
5. Off the Rails

Readers send us their stories of interesting train journeys and interactions.

Tags: film, love, family, tolstoy, anna karenina, Dostoevsky, railway, trans-siberian railway, railroad, train
6. Chernobyl and the Soviet Legacy

Chernobyl, the HBO miniseries, is many things: a disaster movie, a meditation on power, a warning against secrecy, a thriller – a race against time.

Tags: disaster, nuclear, film, movies, television, Chernobyl
7. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film
8. Fact-Checking the Caucasus

How true-to-life is a favorite Soviet movie, and what does it tell us about the Caucasus?

Tags: bear, traditions, animals, food, soviet, film, Caucasus
9. Prison, Ford, and A Great Director

Other assorted items from around the Russian world.

Tags: movies, film, skating, prison
10. The Genitive Case, or "If you have no aunt"

In which we use one of the most beloved songs from a classic film to make some points about genitive case. Get singing!

Tags: language, russian, song, film, movie, irony of fate

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