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1. Off the Rails

Readers send us their stories of interesting train journeys and interactions.

Tags: film, love, family, tolstoy, anna karenina, Dostoevsky, railway, trans-siberian railway, railroad, train
2. Chernobyl and the Soviet Legacy

Chernobyl, the HBO miniseries, is many things: a disaster movie, a meditation on power, a warning against secrecy, a thriller – a race against time.

Tags: disaster, nuclear, film, movies, television, Chernobyl
3. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film
4. Fact-Checking the Caucasus

How true-to-life is a favorite Soviet movie, and what does it tell us about the Caucasus?

Tags: bear, traditions, animals, food, soviet, film, Caucasus
5. Prison, Ford, and A Great Director

Other assorted items from around the Russian world.

Tags: movies, film, skating, prison
6. The Genitive Case, or "If you have no aunt"

In which we use one of the most beloved songs from a classic film to make some points about genitive case. Get singing!

Tags: language, russian, song, film, movie, irony of fate
7. To the Kokosmos

For Cosmonautics Day 2019, Anna Radchenko directs a surreal meditation on space. Watch the complete film on Russian Life.

Tags: Roscosmos, space women, space, film
8. Vladimir Etush: On Stage for Seven Decades

One of the oldest actors working in Russia, Vladimir Etush, has died at 96.

Tags: theater, film, obituary, theater
9. Diamond Arm at 50

In honor of the anniversary of the film «Бриллиантовая рука» (“Diamond Arm”), this edition of Учитесь looks at some of the famous крылатые фразы (“winged phrases”), or idiomatic expressions that the film gave to the Russian language.

Tags: film, language
10. Of Rabbits and Wolves

No matter how many times I watch Diamond Arm («Бриллиантовая рука»), I never cease to wonder at the fact that this film managed to make it to screens all across the Soviet Union in April 1969.

Tags: 1969, film, gayday

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