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1. Valhalla on Lake Baikal

For the first time in history, a Viking-style longship sails the waters of the Angara river near Lake Baikal. 

Tags: water, ships, lake baikal, baikal, Irkutsk
2. A New Spin on an Old Painting

The internet has been talking about Ilya Repin's painting Barge Haulers on the Volga a lot lately but, as usual, it is ignoring history.

Tags: art, painting, barge haulers, boatmen, ships, Volga, russian museum, repin
3. 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
4. Anchors Far Away

Some new historical treasures have been pulled from the sea near Kamchatka.

Tags: anchor, maritime, museums, ships, alaska, pacific ocean, Kamchatka
5. A Russophile Picks St. Petersburg

An American expat in Russia talks community, Russophilia, and making a life for yourself as a foreigner.

Tags: tea, ships, immigration, russian language, life abroad, expats, russophiles, tourism
6. Icebreaker Unearthed

A century-old wrecked icebreaker was just found north of Russia.

Tags: Bolshevik, shlisselburg, kolchak, ice, icebreaker, wreck, kara sea, arctic, ships
7. The Tsar with the Dragon Tattoo

Something you probably did not know about the last Romanov: before he ascended the throne, he got a huge dragon tattoo in Japan.

Tags: dragon, tattoo, ships, Russo-Japanese War, Japan, nicholas ii
8. Centenarian Ship Weathers Every Storm

One of the world's largest and most famous sailing training ships celebrates 100 years in the water.

Tags: ships, Kaliningrad, kronstadt, anniversaries, world war ii, sailing

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