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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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