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There are 117 item(s) tagged with the keyword "history".

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11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. Well, Well, Well...

A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.

Tags: monuments, Siberia, world war ii, history, Victory Day

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