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1. Pumpkins, Medieval Renaissance Festivals, and Cattle Stealing

In this week's Odder News, enormous pumpkins, LARPing in honor of Alexander Nevsky, and horses in cars.

Tags: social issues, children, Kazakhstan, alexander nevsky, peter-paul fortress, st. petersburg, moscow, pumpkin, watermelon
2. 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
3. Exploring Medieval Russia in Veliky Novgorod

“The Birthplace of Russia” might be a little off the beaten path, but it houses plenty of surprises for the enthusiastic history buff.

Tags: medieval, travel, Veliky Novgorod, alexander nevsky, russian history
4. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history
5. 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
6. Alexander Nevsky: Russia's Hero

Who is Russia's greatest hero? According to Russians, it's Alexander Nevsky, a military commander and ruler from the thirteenth century. And what did Alexander do that made him worthy of that honor? He took part in Russians' favorite historical activity: repelling German invaders.
 

Tags: alexander nevsky, history, germans, war
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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