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1. Friends to the Friend Who Isn't There: Armenians Welcome Fleeing Russians

Armenia’s relationship with Russia is complicated, yet locals are welcoming fleeing Russians.

Tags: russians abroad, public attitude, economics, russia, war in ukraine, yerevan, armenia
2. The "Z" Symbol

Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak faces punishment for flaunting the new "Z" symbol in support of the Russian invasion on Ukraine. 

Tags: war in ukraine, vladimir putin, Russia, World Cup, gymnastics
3. International Women's Day: A Look Back

Tired of having to do Valentine's Day and Mother's Day separately? Try it the Russian way and combine them into International Women's Day! A closer look at this convenient holiday's socialist origins and not-so-socialist present form.

Tags: russia, holiday, women, socialism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
4. A thirst for travel... and kefir

Leo started traveling as a young man. Upon emigrating, he traveled around the world twice, and has been to 120 countries. At 84, he yearns for more.

Tags: kefir, russia, travel, around the world, ussr
By Anna Kharzeeva
5. A Win for the Lada

Russia's iconic domestic car has been the highest-selling automobile in the last six months.

Tags: automobile, business, economy, soviet era, Russia, cars
6. 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
7. How to Become a Millionaire: Go Postal

The Russian Postal Service made more than 170 millionaires in 2019.

Tags: russian post, Russia, money
8. Dostoyevsky's Birthday in 10 Dark Quotes

In honor of the writer's 198th birthday, here are 10 quotes to celebrate the life and writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. They may not be cheerful, but they sure are profound.

Tags: Russia, Dostoevsky, literature, Crime and Punishment, Karamazov, suffering
By Alice E.M. Underwood
9. Peter the Great, Emperor of All Russia

What do you have to do as Russian tsar to be remembered as "Great"? You can start by reforming the government, social structure, customs, language, and, well, everything else.

Tags: peter the great, st. petersburg, russia, history, reform, traditions, literature, dostoyevsky
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
10. Fights, Oversight, and Voting Rights

Russians practice their rights: heated debate, voting in North Korea, and not getting any more survey calls. 

Tags: North Korea, pike, bear, Alfa-Bank, Russia
By Irina Bukharin

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