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Georgy Zhukov
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Yekaterina Trubetskaya
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Darya Saltykova
1730 - ...
Alexander II Romanov
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Ivan IV the Terrible Rurikovich
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Vladimir Lenin (Ulyanov)
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Mikhail Kutuzov
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Peter I the Great Romanov
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Malyuta Skuratov
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Alexey Stakhanov
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Yuri Andropov
15 June 1914 - 9 February 1984
Vasiliy Kluchevsky
January 16, 1841 - May 12, 1911
Alexander Griboyedov
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Mikhail Gorbachev
2 March 1931 - ...
Valentina Tereshkova
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Grigory Rasputin
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Ivan Fyodorov
about 1510 - 5 (15) December 1583
Nicholas II Romanov
May 6, 1868 - July 4, 1918
Dmitry Rovinsky
16 (28) August 1824 - 23 June 1895
Alexander Suvorov
24 of November 1729 - 18 of May 1800
Lev Gumilyov
October 1, 1912 - June 15, 1992
Joseph Stalin
18 December 1878 - 5 March 1953
Kliment Voroshilov
February, 4th, 1881 - December, 2nd, 1969
Yemelyan Pugachyov
1742 - January 21 [O.S. January 10] 1775
Stepan Razin
1630 - June 16 [O.S. June 6] 1671
Pyotr Stolypin
2 April 1862 - 5 September 1911
Alexander Nevsky
30 May 1220 - 14 November 1263
Catherine I of Russia
April, 5th (15) 1684 - May, 6th (17) 1727
Nestor the Chronicler
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Articles:

Russian ulture in the 12th 13th Centuries, Part 4
The greatest monument of the 12th century Russian culture is the Tale of Igor's Campaign telling about the failed campaign of the Novgorod Prince Igor Svyatoslavich to conquer the Cumans (aka the Polovtsy) in 1185. The author was an avid supporter of the countrys unity, the unity of its strongest princes and its people.
--31-01-2015--
Russian Culture in the 12th 13th Centuries, Part 3
The architecture of Galitsk-Volynsk Russia was no less remarkable. Here are the famous architecture monuments, such as the Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir-Volynsk, St. Panteleymon Church, a complex of princely palace constructions in Galich, etc.
--19-01-2015--
Russian Culture in the 12th 13th Centuries, Part 2
Along with sorcerers and healers there appeared doctors. In Kiev, for example, there lived the well-known doctor Agapit, who knew potions to heal this or that illness.
--16-01-2015--
Russian Culture of the 12th 13th Centuries, Part 1
Invasions of aggressors and natural disasters ruined lots of precious works of architecture, painting, applied arts and literature. The names of common people who created masterpieces of murals and stone carving, fine silver embossing and monumental architecture for secular and religious feudal lords have been forgotten.
--16-01-2015--
20 Most Famous Vanished Ancient Cities in Russia, Part 5
ORTINSKY site of ancient settlement was inhabited in the 6th 10th centuries. It is located in the Nenets Autonomous Area, on the right bank of River Pechora, 90 km below Naryan-Mar, around the inflow of the Ortina River into it.
--29-12-2014--
20 Most Famous Vanished Ancient Cities of Russia, Part 4
The Ivolginsky site was a frontier outpost, a trade and barter trade point, as well as the administrative, handicraft and agricultural center in the northern suburb of the Hunnic Empire founded in the 3rd century BC.
--29-12-2014--
20 Most Famous Vanished Ancient Cities of Russia, Part 3
ALABORG was an Old Russian town recorded in the Scandinavian sagas about Halvdan Eysteinsson and Ganger Hrolf (Hrolf the Walker) as a town near Alde Gyuborg (Ladoga), and, besides, its vassal.
--26-12-2014--
20 Most Famous Vanished Ancient Cities of Russia, Part 2
LABRITA was an ancient city that Strabo wrote about: There is the city of Labrita not far from the sea in Sindike Kingdom. The Semibratny Site might be that very town of Labrita.
--22-12-2014--
20 Most Famous Vanished Ancient Cities of Russia, Part 1
SINTASHTA is the largest archaeological monument of the Bronze Age (3rd 2nd millennia BC). It was the cultural and spiritual center of the Arkaim Land of Cities. The site includes a fortified town, a burial ground, the temple complex Big Sintashta Barrow and lots of small barrows.
--22-12-2014--
Culture of Kievan Rus' (9th -11th Centuries), Part 2
The adoption of Christianity in Russia promoted not only the development of Russia literature, but also laid the foundation to the Russian art and first of all church architecture and church painting.
--30-11-2014--
Culture of Kievan Rus' (9th -11th Centuries), Part 1
The Middle Ages played a special role in the history of the Russian culture. The of the Middle Ages era lasted in Russia longer than in other European countries, and it echoed in Russian culture till the early 19th century, when the "radical" archaism of the province "met" the imagined romanticism of the Middle Ages.
--30-11-2014--
Vanished Towns of Russia: Kitezh Grad
The Nizhny Novgorod Region harbours Lake Svetloyar, a pearl of Russian nature. This lake is sometimes called little Russian Atlantis: its history is steeped in legends. The main legend of Svetloyar tells about the invisible Kitezh Grad town.
--28-11-2014--
Vanished Towns of Russia: Mologa
One of the world enigmas are ghost towns that vanished from the surface of the globe either due to natural cataclysms or by choice of people. There are such mysterious traces of vanished towns in Russia as well.
--25-11-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 10
A new generation of talented artists appeared on the arena of Russian culture in the decade from 1907 to 1917.
--30-09-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 9
Realistic approach in painting, as well as in literature, was very fruitful. Ilya Repin, Vasily Surikov, Viktor Vasnetsov, Vasily Vereshchagin, Vasily Polenov and other outstanding artists continued their painting in the late 19th early 20th centuries.
--30-09-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 8
A remarkable event in the cultural life of Russia of the late 19th early 20th centuries was the foundation of the Moscow Art Theater by Konstantin Stanislavsky and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko.
--22-09-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 7
The 19th century was the era of creating the Russian national music. Its forefather was Mikhail Glinka (1804 - 1857). Aspiring to create the national Russian opera, the composer addressed the Russian history of the 17th century, in particular, to the feat of the peasant Ivan Susanin.
--22-09-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 6
The Russian artists who turned to genre painting were V. M. Maksimov (1844-1911), G. G. Myasoyedov (1835-1911), A. I. Korzukhin (1835 - 1894), V. E. Makovsky (1846-1920), and others.
--19-09-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 4
The 1830s and 1840s saw the development of Realism, founded in Russian culture by Alexander Pushkin. In the tragedy Boris Godunov, reviving the bygone century in all its truth he depicted the truth of passions and credibility of feelings in assumed circumstances.
--30-08-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 3
Portrait painting reached higher heights in the 19th century and was great success. Splendor of portraits of the 18th century gave way to cordiality and sincerity.
--30-08-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 2
The outstanding characteristics of architecture and monumental art were most vividly embodied in creativity of architects A. Voronikhin, A. Zakharov, and Thomas de Tomon.
--30-08-2014--
Artistic Culture of the 19th Century, Part 1
The 19th century was the epoch of brilliant development of the Russian culture, which played the leading role in the spiritual and ethical development of the Russian society.
--29-08-2014--
Russian Music in the 18th Century
In the 18th century notable changes took place in Russian music as well, though they were not as profound as in other art forms.
--27-08-2014--
Russian Painting of the 18th Century
The 18th century became the heyday of Russian painting. Russian portrait painting grew up to the level of the paragons of European art. Founders of the portrait genre were A.M. Matveyev and I.N. Nikitin. The former painted Self-Portrait with the Wife and portraits of the Golitsyn spouses.
--27-08-2014--
Russian Architecture of 18th Century
Russian architecture was influenced by the Western culture more than any other spheres. The new capital of Russia - St. Petersburg was in drastic contrast to Moscow.
--27-08-2014--
Russian Literature of the 18th Century
The art culture of the 18th century Russia was also going through profound changes. It was becoming more and more secular under the growing influence of the West. By the middle of the 18th century the main European styles, namely Classicism and Baroque took shape in Russia.
--21-08-2014--
Russian Science of the 18th Century
The 18th century became the epoch of creating the system of secular education and science, which were practically absent earlier in Russia.
--21-08-2014--
Russian Culture of the 18th Century
The 18th century became truly earthshaking in the history of Russia. It was the time of radical changes caused by Peter Is reforms. Peter the Great made a U-turn for Russia towards the West. This turn and its consequences for development of Russia and Russian culture became controversy for scientists and thinkers, from the 19th century till nowadays.
--21-08-2014--
Russian Theater of the 17th Century
Performances by the skomorokhi, i.e. wandering comic minstrels enjoyed wide popularity. Their merrymaking ways still carried on pagan traditions in many respects, though often charged with social critical exposure.
--28-07-2014--
Russian Painting of the 17th Century
Established painting traditions remained to a great extent in the 17th century. The Council of 1667 strictly regulated subjects and images of painting, which was at the same time limited by order of the Russian tsar Alexei Mikhailovich.
--28-07-2014--
Architecture of the 17th Century
Architecture was going through transformative changes in the 17th century.
--28-07-2014--
Literature and Folklore of the 17th Century
Literature of the first half of the 17th century focused on the events of the Time of Troubles. Those were mostly publicistic works. Thus, The New Story about Glorious Russian Kingdom and the Great Moscow State was distributed in 1610 - 1611 in Moscow.
--28-07-2014--
Education and Science of the 17th Century
The number of literate people increased in the 17th century. Thus, there were 40 percent of literate people among tradespeople, 96 percent among merchants and 65 percent among landowners.
--28-07-2014--
Russian ulture of the 17th Century
Cultural life of the 17th century as well as public life of that epoch in general was at the crossroads, where the antiquity and the novelty were mixed together, according to contemporaries.
--28-07-2014--
Russian Music of the 16th Century
In the 15th 16th centuries the idea of angel-voice singing associated with monothematic unison singing was reconsidered.
--16-06-2014--
Russian Painting of the 16th Century
The Moscow painting was largely presented by Dionysius, the most eminent artist of the era. Unlike most of the artists of that time, he was not a monk, but had a family with two sons who assited his work.
--16-06-2014--
Russian Architecture of the 16th Century
Moscow architecture adopted traditions of Vladimir, Suzdal, Pskov and Novgorod architecture. New status of the city required development of great public buildings.
--16-06-2014--
Russian Literature of the 16th Century
Literature of that time testifies to deep transformational processes, which embraced all the spheres in Russian society.
--16-06-2014--
Russian ulture of the 16th Century
At the turn of the 16th century the unification of Russian lands was completed and dependence on the Golden Horde khans was gone. There came to be the Russian centralized state which unlike the mononational states of the Western Europe was initially formed as multinational.
--16-06-2014--
Russian Culture of the 14th -15th Centuries
The second half of the 14th century marked a new uplift in Russian culture. Russian princes being weakened after many years of the Tatar Mongol yoke and feudal disunity at last started joining forces, which resulted in consolidation of the statehood and gave rise to cultural development.
--27-05-2014--
Russian Culture as a Special Type of Culture
It is customary in the Russian philosophical and culturological tradition to particularize Russia in all the well-known typologies.
--16-12-2013--
Russians Scientists Discovered the Remains of Female Weavers From the Golden Horde
Russian archaeologists have for years been studying the burial ground Mayachny Bugor situated near Krasnoyarskoe Mound in Astrakhan Region. Evgeny Pererva from Volgograd branch of the Russian Academy of Horticulture studied 84 female sculls and came to conclusion that the Golden Horde women used their teeth either to make fishing nets, or to weave cloths.
--28-09-2012--
Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky: Unbelievable Color Photos of Tsarist Russia
Sergei Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky was a Russian chemist, inventor and a unique photographer, who is best known for his pioneering work in color photography of Russia 1900-1917. We already have his biography in our "People" database, now it is time to show you some of his marvellous color photos of pre-revolutionary Russia and to reveal their secrets.
--20-07-2012--
Stalin Is Like Social Media: A PR Campaign In Memory of the Big Terror, 1937-1939
On July 2, 1937 Joseph Stalin signed a resolution "On the Anti-Soviet Elements" that had seen thousands of people being arrested and shot or sent to the camps in the next two years. The resolution ordered to arrest and sentence the most active "kulaks" and criminals in as little as 5 days. Modern Russia is divided between those who support Stalin as a leader (even acknowledging the atrocities of his repressive methods) and those who decry and denounce the Big Terror and pretty much anything associated with Stalin. The younger generation, however, lives in the age of Social Media and is considered to have little knowledge of the days bygone. To this end, the memorial date of the beginning of the Big Terror was marked with Social Media themed posters.
--06-07-2012--
Victory Day: Our Warm Words
Today Russia marks the 67th anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in the Second World War in 1945 - the Victory Day. So many words of gratitude for Russian soldiers were said previously, and even more must be said in the future. We decided to make our contribution to this day, collected the best pictures and translated signs about war and victory, grief and memory. So the unique photo collection is now available for you in English. We remember. We are proud.
--09-05-2012--
Friday Fun: In Soviet Russia...
There are a lot of funny jokes dedicated to Russian people and life in Russia. But only a small number of them can be joined into the whole trend with its own rules and history. "In Soviet Russia" or "The Russian Reversal" is just that unique trend. It was created for describing another, "Red" Russia, but was given a new birth our days.
--27-04-2012--
Old Soviet Christmas-tree Decorations
There are so many beautiful Christmas-tree decorations in modern shops, so why do the Russian people love their old Soviet toys so much and hand them on Christmas trees every year? They are not so beautiful and bright, so what is so charming about them? Read our article with colourful photos and you will see...
--14-12-2011--
Nevyansk - the Leaning Tower of Akinfiy Demidov
"So many secrets for such a small town!", these words can apply to the Ural town Nevyansk in full measure, as its history has an enormous amount of legends and mysteries, most of which related to the famous Demidov family - the most successful Russian magnates in the 18th century. This time we'll proudly tell you about the amazing Leaning Tower of Akinfiy Demidov - a unique building, which is considered Russian "Leaning Tower of Pisa".
--20-12-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Lenin Mausoleum - To Keep Or Not To Keep?
Remaining one of the places of interest in Moscow, the Lenin Mausoleum causes hot disputes over its propriety and significance. Some people consider the mausoleum a unique phenomenon of Soviet history, while others claim that the unburied Lenin`s body stigmatizes the image of Russia.
--15-08-2011--
Russian Tourist Destinations: Yasnaya Polyana - Where Nature Inspired Leo Tolstoy
Le Tolstoy's Yasnaya Polyana estate is a place where one could clearly see and feel, how the gems of Russian nature can etch into one's heart.
--15-08-2011--


News:

Russia. 21st Century - Historical Exhibition in Moscow
Contemporary Russian History Museum opens a new exhibition on December 12, the Constitution Day.
--12-12-2016--
Monk Nestor Who Told Russia about Itself
On November 9 the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the natal day of Nestor the Chronicler.
--09-11-2015--
Over Half of Russians Miss Soviet Union
More than half of Russians regret the breakup of the Soviet Union and believe that it could have been avoided, a recent poll by an independent pollster revealed on Tuesday.
--15-01-2014--
Old Novosibirsk In Every Mobile
A mobile application allows finding out how did the city look like in the past.
--31-07-2013--
Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Grigory Rasputin
Famous Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play the infamous Russian mystic and confidante of the Romanov Russian royal family, Grigory Rasputin, in a new biopic.
--11-06-2013--
Russians Say Brezhnev Was Best Country's Leader
Over half of Russians believe Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev was the best head of state in the past century, a poll by Levada Center has revealed.
--27-05-2013--
Most Russians Respect Lenin and Want His Body to Be Buried
A poll timed to the 143rd birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin (April 22) shows that the majority of Russians consider his role played in the countrys history as positive.
--24-04-2013--
Historic Villages To Bring Tourists To the Moscow Region
To attract tourists to the Moscow Region, the Tourist board plans to develop historic villages where visitors can sink into the 19th c. suburban life.
--12-04-2013--
Legendary American Pianist Van Cliburn Dies
The famous American classical pianist Van Cliburn, who won the first Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow in 1958, during the height of the Cold War, died from bone cancer at the age of 78 on Wednesday.
--01-03-2013--
Russian Officer Awarded for Preventing Nuclear War
This Sunday, a retired Soviet lieutenant colonel was honored with a Dresden Prize for preventing a nuclear war from being triggered by a long-classified accident in 1983.
--18-02-2013--
Monuments of Lenin Can Be Removed from Russian Cities
Russian lawmakers believe it is time to remove monuments to the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, from Russian towns and cities.
--22-11-2012--
Reconstruction of Sebastopol Defense On November 11, 2012
November 11 will see an historical reconstruction of one of the battles in the course of Sebastopol defense operation of 1941.
--07-11-2012--
Stolypin's Monument to Appear in Moscow
About 30 million rubles ($957 240) were assigned by Moscow governor for the construction of the Pyotr Stolypin's monument in Moscow.
--26-10-2012--
Russia Remembers Dreadful Nord-Ost Terror Attack
On October 26, Russia is remembering 130 victims of a dreadful terrorist act at the musical Nord-Ost ten years ago.
--23-10-2012--
UK Does Not Want WWII Veterans to Receive Russian Medals
London has denied Moscow permission to honor UK veterans of the WWII Arctic Convoys by presenting them with the prestigious Ushakov Medal.
--12-10-2012--
Russia's Former Defense Minister Grachev Dies
On Sunday, September 23, former Russian Defense Minister Pavel Grachev passed away at the Vishnevsky military clinic near Moscow.
--24-09-2012--
Borodino Field May Change Hands To Remain a Valuable Historic Site
In order to remain a valuable historic site, Borodino may have to be moved to the Moscow Region jurisdiction, the regional Minister of Culture explained.
--03-09-2012--
Belozersk Celebrates Its 1050th Anniversary
The historic town of Belozersk in Vologda Region will celebrate its 1050th anniversary - for the second time in 100 years.
--23-08-2012--
Museum of Ancient Irons Opens in Veliky Novgorod
The second museum of all kinds of irons is opened in Russia. The first one was created in 2002 in Pereslavl-Zalesky. The new museum is located in the city of Veliky Novgorod.
--23-07-2012--
Museum of Underwater Archeology to Open in Veliky Novgorod
Visit the city of Veliky Novgorod in September 2012 and you will manage to become one of the first visitors of the Museum of Underwater Archeology.
--10-07-2012--
Moscow May Acquire a New Holiday
The Moscow Government plans to give a new holiday to Muscovites in December. It will celebrate the Battle of Moscow on December 5th.
--28-06-2012--
Russian Culture Minister Wants Lenin to Be Buried
Russias new Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky believes the body of the Bolshevik Revolution leader, Vladimir Lenin, should be committed to the ground.
--14-06-2012--
Peter and Paul Cathedral Celebrates 300th Anniversary
Erected on the grounds of the eponymous fortress, the magnificent Peter and Paul Cathedral in St Petersburg marks the 300th anniversary today.
--08-06-2012--
Ukraine Hotel Turns 55
On May 25, 1957 the last among the famous Stalin-era monumental sky-scapers, the hotel Ukraine, opened its doors to visitors. Today, rebranded under Radisson Royal, it celebrates the 55th anniversary.
--29-05-2012--
Victory Parade Is Held on Red Square in Moscow
A Victory Day military parade took place today in Moscow's Red Square to commemorate 67 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
--09-05-2012--
Special Tourist Train Will Go from Moscow to Novgorod
This summer a special tourist train will take the route through Moscow, Novgorod, Tver and Torzhok. Passengers will be able to visit a grand musical open-air show Novgorod Veche, taking place at the local Kremlin.
--03-04-2012--
Festival of Small Towns to Start in St. Petersburg
The 7th Festival of small historical towns of the Leningrad region will be held on the territory of the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg March 31, 2012. Guests will be acquainted with culture, tourist opportunities and interesting sites of the cities.
--15-03-2012--
Lenin's Mausoleum Is Temporarily Closed
Lenin's Mausoleum located on the Red Square will be closed for routine maintenance March 1-10. The Kremlin Wall Necropolis will not also be availbale in these days.
--01-03-2012--
Napoleon Is a New Candidate for Russian Presidency?
Moscow Election Committee has decided to hold a dry run prior to the upcoming polls. The list of candidates can surprise potential voters.
--24-02-2012--
Museum of Patriotic War of 1812 to Open in Moscow
The Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 (a branch of the State Historical Museum) will appear in Moscow in the beginning of September. The opening of the museum is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
--24-02-2012--
New Tourist Route Appeared in Vyborg
New tourist route, dedicated to Soviet history, has appeared in Vyborg. The tour allow visitors to find out how the town looked in the past.
--16-01-2012--
Legendary Soviet Secret Agent Dies
A great Soviet secret service man, Hero of the Soviet Union and Stalin's saviour, Gevork Vartanian, died in Moscow at age 88
--13-01-2012--
Russian Constitution "Comes to Age"
Today Russia marks the Constitution Day for the 18th time in its contemporary history. Though this date is no longer a day off in Russia, two thirds of Russian people still celebrate it.
--12-12-2011--
Commonwealth of Independent States Turns 20 Years
Twenty years ago, on 8 December 1991, leaders of three countries signed a Creation Agreement on the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the creation of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The history of the USSR was ended for good.
--08-12-2011--
The Day of Russian Military Glory: The Moscow Battle, December 5, 1941
2011 marks the 70th anniversary of the Moscow Battle on December 5th. For the first time since the invasion of Hitler's forces on June 22, the Soviet forces took on the offensive and pushed the Fascist army away from the heart of the country.
--05-12-2011--
Stalin's Daughter Dies in the USA
Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva has died in the USA. She was 85.
--29-11-2011--
New Gulag Museum to Open in Moscow
A new cultural center dedicated to the victims of the Soviet labor camps and prisons for those with wrong political views will open in Moscow.
--08-11-2011--
Exhibition "Russians in China" Opens at the State Orient Museum in Moscow
"Russians in China" exhibition at the State Orient Museum in Moscow (October 13, 2011 - January 2, 2012) traces the history of Russian emigration in China. In collaboration with the Fashion Historian and Costume and Set Designer, Alexander Vassiliev.
--12-10-2011--
Vikings and Naval Battles in Moscow
A festival named "Times and epochs. Ancient Russia with your own eyes" will be held on 2-4 September in Moscow's Kolomenskoye culture preserve.
--22-08-2011--
Putin Hunts Treasures in "Russian Atlantis"
On Wednesday Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin traveled to the Taman Peninsula in Krasnodar region to perform yet another of his trademark adventure activities and scuba dive at a site known as the Russian Atlantis.
--11-08-2011--
Alexei Kudrin Transfers his Salary for Stolypin's Monument
Alexei Kudrin, the Minister of Finance, has transferred his month's salary, about 172,84 thousands roubles, for a monument of Pyotr Stolypin.
--09-08-2011--
Americans Make a Film about Daughter of Stalin
Production of a documentary featuring Joseph Stalins daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva will be soon completed in New York.
--27-03-2008--





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