The Moscow metro has a tradition of naming stations to honor cities which enjoy friendly relations with Russia, such as Prague and Rome. In return, these cities commemorate Russia through their own metro station names.
Was the Cold War inevitable? Some scholars believe it could have been avoided. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the Soviet government considered joining NATO, and Stalin’s successors even endorsed the idea in the mid-1950s. Was it simply a PR move by the Soviet leadership, or was there more to it – a sincere desire to stop the dangerous competition between the great powers and to end the Cold War?
Two powerful countries with different views and approaches to many issues, Russia and the U.S. have always been compared to each other. Putting politics aside, Russia Beyond analyzes Reddit and Quora.com posts about the advantages of everyday Russian life compared to American and gives a brief outline.