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Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way.
Thirty years ago this week, Russia became an independent country... again.
Julia Frey's parents, Victor and Victoria, created beautiful feasts in the Soviet times. For Victor, it meant getting cake equipment tailor-made and becoming the best baker in town. For Victoria, it was cooking a Russian and Ukranian storm. Julia cooks, bakes and reminisces about her "great childhood" in London.
In some other Wonderland, she may have remained Alice – but when a certain Sirin heard of her plight, his messy meddling left her convinced she was Anya.
Vladimir Pozner Jr., Russian-American journalist and television host, describes his path to disillusionment.
Citizens of the Soviet Union amassed many things, but of all the collectibles, perhaps the most popular was the badge (znachok).
In the Soviet period, artists were treated with esteem and lived comfortably, but their privileged position also required sacrifice.
The Soviet satirical magazine Crocodile, which ran from 1922 until the 2000s, was both a government tool for propaganda as well as space for artists, comics, and writers to engage in hard social and political critique.
One of our favorite spots in Moscow is a surreal blend of theme park, museum, and Stalinist kitsch.
Food-writer Anna Kharzeeva brings best Soviet recipes, spiced with hints and memories from her Jewish Grandmother.
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