Science & Tech
Re-imagining beauty: How body burns and anguish brought a Russian teenager fame
Sveta Ugolyok’s burns, which cover 50% of her body, are her battle scars from a life of trauma and neglect. Now 18, she’s starting anew and taking on the modeling industry.
The Battle of Kursk: How Hitler lost his last hope for winning WWII (PHOTOS)
75 years ago during the Battle of Kursk the Nazis lost the strategic initiative. After the defeat at Kursk, the Wehrmacht was in retreat until Hitler's Germany was crushed in 1945.
A stereotype-free guide on how to interact with a modern Russian woman
Disclaimer: They are not man-eating-Natashas from Nikolskaya drooling over your flesh (or wallet).
25 moments that made the World Cup 2018 the best ever
It may be over, but we’re not quite ready to let go of our World Cup fever just yet. We look back on the moments that made us want to laugh, scream and take up football.
Opinion: Why is Russia so damn depressing?
Before the firing squad: How the Romanovs lived out their last days 100 years ago
Why do Russians use parentheses instead of smileys?
5 facts about the Soviet involvement in the Spanish Civil War that you (probably) didn’t know
3 reasons why the Red Army won the Battle of Stalingrad
10 important facts about the murder of Russia’s royal family
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