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There are 118 item(s) tagged with the keyword "history".

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21. Well, Well, Well...

A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.

Tags: monuments, Siberia, world war ii, history, Victory Day
22. An Understandable Mistake?

A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.

Tags: Internet, history, world war ii, Victory Day
23. Coliving, Bill Gates, and Grechka

This week we explore Soviet throwbacks, social media trends, and coronavirus fugitives.

Tags: social media, history, church, food, coronavirus
24. Snow Shovels, Hangovers, and Historical Revisions

This week: Russian telecomms habits shift, a St. Petersburg entrepreneur gets crafty, and being stuck at home means more alcohol intake.

Tags: crime, alcohol, business, putin, world war ii, history, Siberia, health
25. Meet Russia's Newest Meme: Pechenegs

Putin's comparison of coronavirus to medieval nomadic invaders has tickled the internet.

Tags: health, Internet, history, coronavirus, putin
26. Officially Over the Hill

The company that publishes Russian Life was officially founded 30 years ago today. It's been a helluva ride...

Tags: company, putin, history
27. A Lost Civilization in Russia's South

"Russia's Indiana Jones" has been hard at work.

Tags: south, science, history, archaeology
28. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history
29. Memory Fades

Here’s the thing about history: you can’t see everything that is going on when you are living it, and then, when you try to dredge up what really happened, all you’ve got is your frail memories.

Tags: reform, nostalgia, memory, history
30. Putting Robots to Work on the Past

Ever wanted to take a stroll in nineteenth century Moscow? See how one Russian uses machine learning to make grainy old videos ever more realistic.

Tags: technology, Moscow, history, computers

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