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No Peace For The Last Tsar And His Family

Ugh, this news makes me so annoyed. Paul from the Royal Russia blog I read posted an article from Interfax, one of Russia’s main news sources, about a proposal to exhume the remains of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. 278 more words


Alexandrinskaya Square In The Winter

I’ve had this photo saved for a while and kept forgetting to blog about it because of what’s been going on recently. The past two weeks have been kind of annoying—thought this weekend was really good—so I completely forgot to post this photo of a famous theatre in St. 119 more words


How did the Great Game Develop?

As noted in a previous post, the conclusion of the Battle of Waterloo (1815) ushered in Pax Britannica. As with the end of the Second World War and Pax Americana, however, a major war was never too far off for most of the 19th century due to tension between two competing hegemons. 1,176 more words

Wednesday Music: Tchaikovsky's Slavonic March

This may sound presumptuous of me, everyone, but I think I’ve truly outdone myself this week with my selection of music. You see, I managed to find something that’s not only classical, but Russian. 283 more words


Evgeni Bauer - A Russian Artiste

Welcome to a couple of firsts for my blog: this is both the first time I’ve participated in a blogathon and also the first time I’ve tried to write about the career of a specific filmmaker, rather than examining their films one at a time in capsulized reviews. 1,297 more words

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7 March 2015. Here's What at Stake in Novorossiya... Shall It be Free or Shall It be Enslaved


Shall Novorossiya be free, drawing upon its healthy legacies of the Old Empire and the USSR, or, shall it be a slave of lawless and godless America (a prideful libertarian criminal state where  91 more words


RT: US armor paraded 300m from Russian border (VIDEO)

Published time: February 25, 2015 08:38
Edited time: February 25, 2015 13:52

U.S. soldiers attend military parade celebrating Estonia’s Independence Day near border crossing with Russia in Narva February 24, 2015. 554 more words