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[25 Mar 2013]

A group of Russian Olympians who now live in the U.S. have launched a campaign to inform Americans about the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi and strengthen the countries' relations... [More]

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[9 Jan 2013]

Ukraine isn’t the only nation with quirky figures and monuments. St. Petersburg, Russia is now home to a giant iPhone statue honoring the late Steve Jobs. [More]

Culture and History »

[3 Jan 2013]

Christmas trees weren’t always a part of Russian culture. In fact, they were banned for 20 years. Here's a brief history of this beloved holiday tradition. [More]

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[28 Dec 2012]

An ice skating rink and dozens of frozen statues are ready to be enjoyed by visitors of Russia's Kuzminki Park... [More]

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[20 Dec 2012]

When the sister city relationship of St. Petersburg and Melbourne was born on April 21, 1989, it was the only one between a Russian and an Australian city... [More]

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[7 Dec 2012]

Superstitious beliefs about love, marriage, and romance. [More]

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[29 Nov 2012]

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival will feature Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer, a documentary about the arrest and trial of Russia’s infamous female punk band. [More]

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[28 Nov 2012]

For close to 30 years, a shortwave radio station in Russia has transmitted a series of mysterious buzzes 24 hours a day, seven days a week. No one knows why. [More]

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[28 Nov 2012]

Curious about how the ladies of HRB celebrate Christmas and the New Year? Here’s an abbreviated guide to Russian and Ukrainian holiday celebrations. [More]

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[27 Nov 2012]

Did an experimental listening station intercept the transmissions of secret Soviet space missions? [More]

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[27 Nov 2012]

Meet Anna Kikina, 28, one of Russia’s newest cosmonaut trainees. [More]