What happened to a parachute tower that used to stand in the country's main amusement park and how much did it cost to ride an airplane carousel? We look back at some of Soviet children’s favorite amusement park rides.
Russian is one of the most difficult languages in the world, full of surprises that can trip you up. But if you’re really serious about giving it a shot, here’s what you need to know (and don’t say later we didn’t warn you!).
Two of our staffers, a certified historian and a borderline zoomer/faculty of journalism graduate, recently watched Hulu’s new TV show ‘The Great’, which fantasizes about the famous Russian empress Catherine the Great’s life. And they ended up with completely contradicting opinions about it.