The U.S. humanitarian initiative after World War I was originally aimed at countering Bolshevik influence in Europe. Yet, it saved millions of lives in Soviet Russia during the great famine in 1921-1922. Russia Beyond brings you the most incredible facts about this nearly forgotten story.
Like all countries, Russia has a system for vehicle registration. Naturally, there are various hidden messages that can be conveyed through a combination of letters and digits. Learn about which numbers unofficially belong to the authorities, the black market for license plates and provocative three-letter combinations.