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1. Russia's Pop Queen

How well do you know this classic Russian and Soviet musical icon?

Tags: pop, soviet
2. Hovercraft, Cannibals, and a Man on Mars

This week: Soviet-relic bunkers burst forth with new life; Soviet-relic vehicles get new life; and Soviet-relic apartments crack under the pressures of life.

Tags: law, Internet, science, technology, space, alcohol, military, animals, soviet, transport
3. From Poetry to Song: A Russian Poet's Work Makes a Debut

How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.

Tags: stalin, soviet, media, Tsvetaeva, literature, poetry, music
4. Dacha Life

A look at the history and cultural influence of dachas.

Tags: soviet, rural, dacha
5. Handshake-Free Zone

Looking back at the early Soviet years when the young state launched anti-handshake campaigns.

Tags: Soviet, science, health, COVID
6. TBT: Two Births

This week is the anniversary of two important Russian births.

Tags: soviet, human rights, dissidents, herzen, rostropovich
7. Health in the Soviet Sanatorium

From salty baths to salt caves, sanatoriums throughout Eurasia have, over the centuries, changed in form, but not in spirit. 

Tags: travel, russian empire, peter the great, soviet, healthcare, health
8. 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
9. Hogweed instead of Birches

The Caucasus had a fast-growing plant that the Soviets wanted to plant up north to use for animal feed. What could possibly go wrong?

Tags: reforms, soviet, agriculture, farming
10. The Pull of Stalin's Riviera

On the foundation of Intourist and some of the beautiful posters they used to entice tourist to Soviet Russia.

Tags: stalin, soviet, travel, intourist

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