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1. Eisenstein's Mythic Masterpiece: Alexander Nevsky

The legend of Russia's heroic defender passed into Stalinist myth with some help from one of the 20th century's most famous filmmakers.

Tags: medieval, alexander nevsky, soviet film, film, eisenstein, stalin
2. Soviet Disneyland: Exploring VDNKh

One of our favorite spots in Moscow is a surreal blend of theme park, museum, and Stalinist kitsch.

Tags: soviet union, architecture, stalin, Moscow, travel
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. #TBT Yalta Conference

Tuesday was 75th anniversary of the start of the Yalta Conference, the first step in rebuilding the post-War world.

Tags: Crimea, wwii, stalin
5. #TBT: Two Vladimirs, One Country

They could not have been more different, but both these Vladimirs had a huge impact on Russian history.

Tags: bards, vladimir vysotsky, lenin, stalin
6. Vsevolod Ivanov

Vsevolod Ivanov’s books have long since been largely forgotten, and today it is hard to decide whether or not his current obscurity is deserved.

Tags: socialist realism, stalin, literature
7. The Guns of Autumn

On the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, we review the final events leading to its outbreak in 1939.

Tags: War, Stalin, molotov, WWII
8. Diving and Driving into Summer Holidays

There’s lots of ways to have fun, whether it be a patriotic holiday or an “unpatriotic” game.

Tags: sakhalin, Kamchatka, politics, stalin, russia day
9. 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
10. When Russian Cuisine Turns Georgian

Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.

Tags: st. petersburg, restaurants, cuisine, stalin, Soviet Life, food, georgia

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