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1. Soviet Terror of the Skies: Marina Raskova and the Night WItches

The bravery with which the all-female 588th Night Bomber Regiment defended the Soviet Union from Nazi invasion earned them a legendary nickname.

Tags: ussr, stalin, air travel, women, great patriotic war, world war ii
2. Tanks a Lot

The world's largest museum of tanks opens up in the Moscow region. 

Tags: great patriotic war, military, patriotism, museum, tanks, tank, Moscow
3. Victory Day, Vaccination Drives, and Mass Marriage

In this week's Odder News, Victory Day surprises, ideas to increase vaccination, and a mass wedding in the sky.

Tags: tattoo, weddings, zags, vaccine, great patriotic war, world war ii, Victory Day
4. Opposition, not Operation Barbarossa

“Don’t feel sorry for us, we’re simply working. We adequately “met” the airplanes from Germany in 1941, and we will meet all aircraft in the year 2021. This year we will be 80 and we have already seen and survived a lot.”

– The Twitter account of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, on the controversy surrounding the detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny upon his arrival, drawing parallels to the Second World War.

Tags: great patriotic war, Navalny, Moscow, Vnukovo Airport
5. Why Invading Russia was Hitler's Downfall

June 22, 2020, marks the 79th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia that changed the course of WWII and, perhaps, history itself.

Tags: russia, soviet union, WWII, World War, Hitler, nazi germany, Barbarossa, napoleon, great patriotic war
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Tanks for the Update

30 restored T-34 tanks have arrived in Moscow and now await Victory Day.

Tags: military, war, tanks, Victory Day, great patriotic war
7. War-Separated Sisters Reunited after 78 Years

Two sisters lost contact as teenagers in 1942, during their evacuation from the Battle of Stalingrad. They never lost hope they would find each other.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, family, great patriotic war, world war ii, stalingrad
8. Tik-Tok Goes the Progress Clock

Political entities and 97-year-old veterans on social media, transgender marriage, and sushi at office parties show Russia is ready for 2020
 

Tags: world war ii, great patriotic war, trees, holiday, New Year, food, social media, putin, lgbt, marriage
9. 13 Massive Russian Monuments You Need to See

In which we share some of Russia's big monuments (and moments) – from ice battles to DNA in stone and steel.

Tags: Volgograd, science, space, arctic, great patriotic war, lenin, alexander nevsky, Moscow, peter the great, memory, Memorial, soviet era, soviet union, soviet
10. Victory Over the Past

Russia remembers the War and recovers from an air tragedy. 

Tags: fire, tank, veterans, great patriotic war

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