Have you ever dreamed of spending a weekend in a house filled with bees or taking a snowmobile ride on a mountain range in the taiga? Find out what participants in the Far Eastern Hectare program have done with the land they received.
Soviet media was forbidden from reporting on a great number of crimes occurring in the country, so a large portion of the population had no idea of the kind of horrible stuff happening all around them on a daily basis.
Thrift shops are everywhere in Russia right now and there is a cultural explanation for it. Anna explains how Soviet culture of “not throwing anything away, because your kids might need it” continues to influence our daily life.