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There are 36 item(s) tagged with the keyword "world war ii".

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11. "Victory Day" Sung from Balconies

Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).

Tags: Moscow, world war ii, coronavirus, Victory Day
12. Well, Well, Well...

A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.

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

A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.

Tags: Internet, history, world war ii, Victory Day
14. In the Trenches of Stalingrad

On the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, we offer two excerpts from a new translation of Viktor Nekrasov’s In the Trenches of Stalingrad.

Tags: fiction, Nekrasov, Stalingrad, world war ii, War
15. 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
16. Victory Train: Coming Soon to a Hero-City Near You

Russia's "Echelon of Victory" train-borne museum prepares to educate this spring.

Tags: world war ii, military, train
17. Odder News for the Young'uns

In this week's G-rated Odder News: Kid-friendly World War II history, kid-friendly educational TV, and kid-friendly swearing lessons.

Tags: history, film, animation, food, science, world war ii, russian history
18. War-Separated Sisters Reunited after 78 Years

Two sisters lost contact as teenagers in 1942, during their evacuation from the Battle of Stalingrad. They never lost hope they would find each other.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, family, great patriotic war, world war ii, stalingrad
19. The Motherland Calls... Reenactors

Military reenactors mark the 76th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad with plenty of pyrotechnics.

Tags: tanks, st. petersburg, siege, world war ii
20. Tik-Tok Goes the Progress Clock

Political entities and 97-year-old veterans on social media, transgender marriage, and sushi at office parties show Russia is ready for 2020
 

Tags: world war ii, great patriotic war, trees, holiday, New Year, food, social media, putin, lgbt, marriage

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