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There are 21 item(s) tagged with the keyword "world war ii".

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. The Samovar Murders

The murder of a poet is always more than a murder. When a famous writer is brutally stabbed on the campus of Moscow’s Lumumba University, the son of a recently deposed African president confesses, and the case assumes political implications that no one wants any part of.

Tags: world war ii, mystery, Moscow, KGB, Matyushkin
7. The Twitter Wars of the Russian MFA

All of Twitter’s a stage for the Russian Foreign Ministry to promote its view of World War II.

Tags: lithuania, estonia, foreign relations, twitter, world war ii
By Tiffany Zhu
8. In Brief

News and brief items from around Russia.

Tags: Tula, internet, doping, world war ii, Putin
9. Stalingrad

This is a short excerpt from the first-ever English translation (by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler) of Grossman’s epic novel of the turning point in World War II.

Tags: world war ii, translation, literature, Grossman, Stalingrad
10. A Grim Tale of Redemption

Redemption is grim, shocking, and rooted in the author's own tragic history. Yet, true to its name, it is a powerful story of redemption.

Tags: Holocaust, literature, world war ii

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