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There are 108 item(s) tagged with the keyword "history".

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1. Archaeologists Make a Home Run

A baseball dating back to the 12th century has been unearthed in one of Russia's oldest cities.

Tags: Veliky Novgorod, medieval, science, archaeology, history, sports
2. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
3. My Kingdom for a Church

Russia and Turkey are split over the use of an iconic Istanbul— er, Constantinople— monument.

Tags: islam, Orthodoxy, history, Orthodox Church, turkey
4. Putin's Victorious Summer

This year's Victory Day parade was a sight to beholdā — and we might be seeing its effects for the next 16 years.

Tags: voting, constitution, law, putin, Victory Day, politics, history
5. Next on your Summer Reading List: Putin

If Russia has its way, German history students could be reading a new article by none other than the president himself.

Tags: putin, university, education, germany, Victory Day, history
6. Lost Tombstones, Shootouts, and Social Support for Reindeer Herders

This week's Odder News reads like a bad movie, full of forgotten headstones, zombies, and a disagreement settled with firearms.

Tags: science, space, history, Moscow, Yakutia, social issues, environment, transport
7. Worth A Thousand Words

A Russian colorist of historical photos has been banned from social media for her work.

Tags: social media, politics, art, history
8. Come On In, the Bombshelter's Fine

A swimming pool for the disabled is set to be built in an unorthodox location.

Tags: architecture, st. petersburg, history, sports, social issues
9. Tiger Queen: The Incredible American Odyssey of Rasputin's Daughter

The life of Rasputin's daughter, Maria, was full of twists and turns almost as dramatic as her father's, and took her deep into the American heartland.

Tags: animals, romanovs, united states, history, rasputin
10. Alligator Tears

The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.

Tags: history, Victory Day, zoo, Moscow, animals, world war ii

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