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1. Exploring Early-Soviet-Era Insect Culture

The insect world had a sort of heyday in post-revolutionary Russia. We visit an exhibition devoted to this topic and explore what it all means.

Tags: propaganda, soviet, medicine, health
2. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
3. Ninety-Four Years Young

Daily stretching and exercise are the secrets to a long and healthy life—and lots of gold badges. 

Tags: veterans, elderly, soviet, awards, exercise, health
4. Russia's Pop Queen

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

Tags: pop, soviet
5. 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
6. 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
7. Dacha Life

A look at the history and cultural influence of dachas.

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

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

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

This week is the anniversary of two important Russian births.

Tags: soviet, human rights, dissidents, herzen, rostropovich
10. 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

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