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On the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, we review the final events leading to its outbreak in 1939.
Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.
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.
Photos captured by an unknown Czech Legionnaire, during those troops’ long sojourn in Russia from 1916-1919.
Of late, more and more Russians are getting involved in historic reenactments, attempting to recreate battles on the land in Russia where they originally occurred.
Our last stop on the Children of 1917 expedition was Finland, namely Tampere, the country's second largest city, where we met our final two heroes.
This astonishingly gripping autobiography by the founder of the Russian Women’s Death Battallion in World War I is an eye-opening documentary of life before, during and after the Bolshevik Revolution.
June 22nd, as any student of Soviet history knows, is the day remembered in the official histories as the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. Recent TV productions have sought to keep the state sanctioned view of the war alive in popular memory.
For 45 years, the Cold War made it politically incorrect to recognize Soviet sacrifices and victories in defeating Hitler in World War II. This essay from 2010 is still relevant today.
Who is Russia's greatest hero? According to Russians, it's Alexander Nevsky, a military commander and ruler from the thirteenth century. And what did Alexander do that made him worthy of that honor? He took part in Russians' favorite historical activity: repelling German invaders.
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