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1. Officially Over the Hill

The company that publishes Russian Life was officially founded 30 years ago today. It's been a helluva ride...

Tags: company, putin, history
2. A Lost Civilization in Russia's South

"Russia's Indiana Jones" has been hard at work.

Tags: south, science, history, archaeology
3. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history
4. Memory Fades

Here’s the thing about history: you can’t see everything that is going on when you are living it, and then, when you try to dredge up what really happened, all you’ve got is your frail memories.

Tags: reform, nostalgia, memory, history
5. Putting Robots to Work on the Past

Ever wanted to take a stroll in nineteenth century Moscow? See how one Russian uses machine learning to make grainy old videos ever more realistic.

Tags: technology, Moscow, history, computers
6. 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
7. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism
8. The Gunmaker

The whole world knows the word “Kalashnikov.” What kind of a man was Mikhail Kalashnikov? And can we ever separate the man from the legends that surround him and his AK-47?

Tags: izhevsk, history, military
9. The Story Behind an Inscription

An unexpected discovery in a library sends the author on an enthralling historical excursion.

Tags: tsarism, history, jewish
10. The Winter War

November 30, 1939, marked the start of a war that has been all but forgotten in Russia: the war between the Soviet Union and Finland, commonly referred to in English as “The Winter War.”

Tags: winter war, finland, history, military

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