Science & Tech
How a U.S. farmer became Khrushchev's BFF
In U.S. farmer Roswell Garst Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev found a true soul mate. With Garst, he could talk not only about his passion — agriculture, but also politics.
Why does this Muscovite artist make religious graffiti? (PHOTOS)
His creations appear in traditional places — on the walls of apartment blocks and under bridges, but they depict either Jesus or the Virgin Mary.
Modern dresses made from Soviet fabrics (PHOTOS)
Alfia Aysitulina is forever on the lookout for Soviet-era fabrics. Her creations are bought by women of all ages, including some from the U.S.
How to bake iconic rogaliki, aka Soviet “croissants”
Enjoy the genuine taste of Soviet childhood with a top-notch pastry made with sour cream.
How British writer Arthur C. Clarke TRICKED a famous Soviet sci-fi mag
The famous writer secretly stuffed one of his novels with characters named after Soviet dissidents, causing a huge scandal in the Soviet publishing world.
What went down in the Moscow Metro during WWII? (PHOTOS)
7 foreign habits considered rude in Russia
Why you should NEVER travel the Trans-Siberian Railway
How to work out like a spetsnaz commando
The weirdest food Russian tsars ate
This island is covered with perfect ball-shaped stones, and their origin is still unclear (PHOTOS)
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