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10 best-known Russians (apart from Putin)
These people have managed to gain iconic status far beyond the country of their birth. It may well be that you know them even better than your own celebrities, politicians, and monarchs.
Cirque du Soleil under fire at a meeting with Putin
Canada’s Cirque du Soleil has been tugged into a Kremlin row over Russian state support for the arts.
Three women executed in the USSR after WWII
One of them executed over 1,500 compatriots, another spearheaded a retail fraud involving top officials, and the third one poisoned over a dozen people simply because she didn’t like them.
Top 100 Russian and Soviet movies
You can’t consider yourself a film buff unless you’ve seen at least half of these movies. We’ve arranged them from plain good to absolute masterpieces and timeless classics that have become part of the Russian psyche.
15 Soviet anti-American posters from the Cold War
'Mam, ya bizy; perezvonyu': What exactly is Runglish, and how to speak it?
Russians in 25 basic facts: Constant warfare, the 'sinful' balalaika, and 'plain' women
10 job opportunities in Russia for foreigners
Frost and the city: 4 ways to see Moscow in winter and not get cold
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