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2 August 2015


  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.

The Spine of Russia

Join us in our effort to stifle the drumbeat of enmity, aggression and rivalry... with a book!

 

Nikon Russia
Nikon Russia
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Travel with us (virtually) along the Spine of Russia this fall, as we seek to break down stereotypes, gather fascinating stories and images, and collect it all into an amazing coffee-table book (which you can prebuy by way of supporting this project).

 

On This Day

Notable events on this day in Russian history

1803: Vladimir Odoevsky, writer, born (died 1869).

1822: Alexander I bans secret societies and masonic lodges

1829: Ivan Sechenov, physician, born (died 1905)

1946: Andrei Vlasov (Head of the Russian Liberation Army) was hanged for treason by the Soviets.

1975: The 'Helsinki Accords' were signed by 35 nations, including the Soviet Union