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1. Everything is Connected

We are all daily shaken and unsettled by the fire hose of bad news from Russia and Ukraine, and we all would love “something good, loving, and light from Russia to counterbalance the darkness, the senseless brutality, and the horrors perpetrated by Russian hands in Ukraine.”

Tags: war, trade, economy, dissent
2. The Forgotten Journey of the Frigate Pallada

An often-overlooked high-seas tale of swashbuckling adventure, empire, and exchange between Russia and Japan.

Tags: international relations, diplomacy, trade, colonization, ships, exploration, navy, Japan
3. Odessa's Underground

In which we explore the cats, catacombs, and contraband of a Russian imperial port.

Tags: Catherine the Great, cats, babel, jews, jewish, trade, black sea, russian empire, Ukraine
4. Double-Edged Sanctions

The thing about national economies is that they are international.

Tags: sanctions, trade
5. Treasures a la Russe

In a Washington DC suburb, a retired diplomat and self-professed Russophile has collected a treasure-trove of pre-revolutionary Russian delights.

Tags: trade, samovars, art
6. U.S.-Soviet Grain Trade: 5 Stages of Grief

As the United States struggled with the trauma of seeing a fellow state succumb to Communism, a pattern of familiar stages started to emerge in - of all places - its agricultural exports.

Tags: united states, soviet union, trade, imports, international relations
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
7. Why is This Cab Glowing?

After a deadly tsunami hit Japan in 2011, followed by the nuclear tragedy in Fukushima, the port of Vladivostok received a number of radioactive cars. Two years later, radioactive car parts are still arriving in Russia. Outrageously, Russian customs authorities have had to detain and send back to Japan over 930 radioactive cars since 2011.

Tags: trade, Vladivostok, Siberia, environment
By Masha Egupova

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