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On the importance of coffee, academicians, a museum, a rooster, the harvesting of turf, and collectivization. Oh, and Novosibirsk.
It was with mixed feelings of bitter guilt and disgust, overcome with shameful and cowardly thoughts, that I joined the Children of 1917 project.
Vladimir Dudarev takes us to Siberia's wooden architecture and university capital, Tomsk.
Many Russian cities have songs about about them. Here are six of the best ones about Russia's Northern Capital – three by American artists, three by Russians.
Elena Kotova takes us to the streets, beaches, yoga studios and parks of Saratov, a city on the Volga.
Alexander Podgorchuk takes us to Russia's westernmost city, Kaliningrad.
Accomplished photographer Dmitry Markov takes us on a tour of Pskov, "Where Russia Begins."
Teacher Ilona Isayeva shares with us some of the charms of Kandalaksha, a small industrial town on the White Sea.
Journalist Irina Mordasova and photographer Konstantin Chalabov give us a tour of Veliky Novgorod, a history lover's paradise.
Photographer Anton Karliner explains why trains, a metro bridge, and World War II have a place in Novosibirsk history.
Maria Plotnikova acquaints us with Tchaikovsky. No, not the composer, the town named for him in Siberia's Perm Krai.
Photographer Kristina Syrchikova explains what a goose has to do with Samara and the Volga River.
Artist Anastasia Bogomolova takes us on a tour of Chelyabinsk, famous for its meteorite, tanks, and a very special forest.
Photographer Daria Kozinova takes us on a tour of the capital of the Urals: Yekaterinburg.
Photojournalist Maxim Grigoryev shares with us his love for his hometown: Yaroslavl.
Yulia Sulzhenko takes us to her hometown, Tyumen, Siberia's western capital, and the oil and gas capital of Russia.
Timur Zarudny takes us to Khabarovsk, the second largest city in the Russian Far East.
Photographer Oksana Yushko offers us a poignant look at Beslan, 12 years after the horrific tragedy there.
Photographer Svetlana Tarasova takes us to the heart of Russia: Kaluga. Here, along the Oka River, the Russian space program began.
Sergei Karpov was born and raised in Volgograd, which he calls "the most depressing of Russia's million-resident cities."
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