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1. Keep the Line, Lose the Shoe

In this Cindarella story, a woman is lauded for keeping formation in a parade despite losing one of her shoes.

Tags: Victory Day, wwii
2. Why Invading Russia was Hitler's Downfall

June 22, 2020, marks the 79th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia that changed the course of WWII and, perhaps, history itself.

Tags: russia, soviet union, WWII, World War, Hitler, nazi germany, Barbarossa, napoleon, great patriotic war
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. The Amazing Life of Moscow's Gator

Saturn, a Mississippi alligator, saw Hitler and survived the Battle of Berlin. A tribute to the Moscow Zoo's greatest reptile.

Tags: animals, WWII, Moscow, moscow zoo
4. Visions of War

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II this May, we look back at how Soviet and Russian cinema has depicted the war.

Tags: cinema, movies, wwii
5. We Will Survive!

This issue's language column looks at famous war movies.

Tags: wwii, cinema, film
6. TBT: The Treaty of Rapallo

This little-known treaty actually set the stage for the devastation of Europe that was to come.

Tags: Lenin, bolsheviks, nazi germany, military, WWII, WWI, Germany, rapallo
7. #TBT Yalta Conference

Tuesday was 75th anniversary of the start of the Yalta Conference, the first step in rebuilding the post-War world.

Tags: Crimea, wwii, stalin
8. Russians on Oscar Shortlists

Three Russian films have been shortlisted for the Oscars this year, in three different categories. Some critics say it is unprecedented and a sign the country's creative industry is on the upturn.

Tags: wwii, animation, St. Petersburg, cinematography, film, Oscars, movies
9. The Guns of Autumn

On the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, we review the final events leading to its outbreak in 1939.

Tags: War, Stalin, molotov, WWII
10. A Tale of Two Movies

Winter break is known to be a difficult time for Russia: to cope with all that time off, many flock to the cinema. This holiday season's most popular movie? It's about tanks.

Tags: tanks, wwii, war, military

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