The Kronstadt mutiny shocked and frightened the Soviet leadership. It forced it to abandon "war communism" as quickly as ...
One of the most resonant TV show premieres of this past winter was the action-packed spy drama ‘GDR’ set in 1989 about the ...
It is impossible to skip the capital of the region, the city of Ivanovo. Architecture lovers will be impressed with the train ...
The founder of the Soviet Union was indifferent to wine and hard liquor, but loved beer. When he lived in Munich during his ...
Nikolay Fyodorov, one of the founders of Russian cosmism, dreamed of resurrecting all people: Having formed a giant ‘khorovod ...
The capital's most state-of-the-art urban park is situated near the Kremlin: In this article, we talk about its history and ...
Being avid mushroom-pickers, Russians sometimes use the phrase 'грибной дождь' - "mushroom rain". It's the kind that can best ...
These archival images captured both the difficult moments of World War II front lines, as well as the life in the rear. Let's ...
In Leningrad in 1983-1984, they created a general hydraulic model of the Neva Delta and the Neva Bay on a scale of 1 to 500.
It was supposed to stand on Vorobyovy Gory (‘Sparrow Hills’), but, in the end, was erected in the Moscow neighborhood of ...
After seizing power, the Bolsheviks began to actively fight religion. Several thousand churches were destroyed and the ...
Slavs considered February 29 as the day of the patron of death, ‘Koschei the Immortal’. With the advent of Orthodoxy, this ...