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There are 28 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Stalin".

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1. Diving and Driving into Summer Holidays

There’s lots of ways to have fun, whether it be a patriotic holiday or an “unpatriotic” game.

Tags: sakhalin, Kamchatka, politics, stalin, russia day
2. The Pull of Stalin's Riviera

On the foundation of Intourist and some of the beautiful posters they used to entice tourist to Soviet Russia.

Tags: stalin, soviet, travel, intourist
3. When Russian Cuisine Turns Georgian

Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.

Tags: st. petersburg, restaurants, cuisine, stalin, Soviet Life, food, georgia
4. Note Book

All the news that fits, from all over Russia, including locusts, The Death of Stalin, finances, and a Grammy.

Tags: music, agriculture, stalin
5. A Dozen Reviews

In which we review 12 titles that have been teetering in our review pile and that Russophiles should love.

Tags: history, stalin, music, platonov, literature
6. Dream Country

A look at Russian dreams and memes.

Tags: politics, navalny, stalin, dreams
7. What's Stalin Got to Do With It?

Even in the worst of times, we need to remember that the people on the other side are people too.

Tags: opinion, stalin
8. Why Stalin's Corpse Was Exhumed on Halloween

The body of Joseph Stalin was removed from the mausoleum on Red Square on October 31, 1961. It may not be as spooky as Halloween, but the former leader still haunts Russia today.

Tags: Russia, USSR, Soviet Union, Stalin, Lenin, mausoleum
By Alice E.M. Underwood
9. Listen and Learn: Shostakovich Turns 110

Dmitry Shostakovich created classical music that spoke to modern times. Read up on his life story and listen along to some of finest works along the way. 

Tags: russia, shostakovich, music, composer, soviet union, ussr, stalin, classical
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. World War II in Russian Memory

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.

Tags: war, world war ii, stalin, film
By Nina Shevchuk-Murray

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