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1. McDonald's Unhappy Departure

McDonald's is withdrawing from the Russian market. 

Tags: soviet union, restaurants, fast food, Mcdonald's, economy, war in ukraine
2. A Nation's Symbol: the Flag of Ukraine

The Ukrainian flag that flies as a symbol of patriotism and solidarity has a strong history. 

Tags: patriotism, soviet union, history, vladimir putin, war in ukraine, Ukraine
3. Sending Smiles from the Soviet Union

Where we remember Vladimir Lagrange, the photographer who showed everyday Soviets living their lives.

Tags: biography, soviet union, art, photography
4. 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
5. Russia Turns Thirty

Thirty years ago this week, Russia became an independent country... again.

Tags: Yeltsin, Gorbachev, soviet union, communism, august coup, Moscow
6. A Soviet Bake-Off and Blini

Julia Frey's parents, Victor and Victoria, created beautiful feasts in the Soviet times. For Victor, it meant getting cake equipment tailor-made and becoming the best baker in town. For Victoria, it was cooking a Russian and Ukranian storm. Julia cooks, bakes and reminisces about her "great childhood" in London.

Tags: soviet union, cake, blini, russians in london, russian food, food stories
7. Alice by Another Name, and Nabokov, Too

In some other Wonderland, she may have remained Alice – but when a certain Sirin heard of her plight, his messy meddling left her convinced she was Anya.

Tags: soviet union, russian emigre, writing, author, Alice in Wonderland, Nabokov
8. Vladimir Pozner: Soviet Soldier-Journalist

Vladimir Pozner Jr., Russian-American journalist and television host, describes his path to disillusionment.

Tags: propaganda, censorship, vladimir pozner, ussr, soviet journalism, soviet media, soviet union
9. Funky Soviet Keepsakes

Citizens of the Soviet Union amassed many things, but of all the collectibles, perhaps the most popular was the badge (znachok).

Tags: soviet union, soviet era, badge, collectibles, collector's items, lapel pin, emblem, znachki, znachok
10. The Soviet Creative

In the Soviet period, artists were treated with esteem and lived comfortably, but their privileged position also required sacrifice.

Tags: samizdat, socialist realism, artwork, art, literature, censorship, soviet era, soviet union, creative, artist

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