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FUNNY: Viral Russian Parody of Smash Hit 'Hideaway' Depicts Typical Village Life (Music Video)

by RI Staff () And on a lighter note ... One of upsides of life in Russia is the rich sense of humor here.   Here's a parody of "Hideaway" by Canadian pop diva Kiezsa,...
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Dear America – You Are Delusional, and Failing at Everything You Undertake

by Dmitry Orlov () Orlov is one of our favorite essayists on Russia and all sorts of other things. He moved to the US as a child, and lives in the Boston area.
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EPIC FAIL: Why Most US Weapons Systems Are Worse than Russia's

by Jacob Dreizin () We first published this article in November of 2015, and are re-running it now in light of the dramatic advances Russia has recently made in weapons tech, rapidly outpacing the...
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Brother Nathanael and Anna Netrebko Sing Russian Crooner Classic – 'Moscow Nights'! (Video)

by Brother Nathanael () The author grew up Jewish in New York City, and converted to Russian Orthodox Christianity, eventually becoming a monk.
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A Revisionist Stroll Through History: The Spanish Expulsion of the Jews to WW1

by Jimmie Moglia () We can't recommend this charming article enough, partly because it is so well-written, but also because of the light it sheds on important world events. If the information age we...
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78 Years Ago Today Churchill Incinerated 100,000 Defenseless Civilians in Dresden

by Michael Hoffman () The original headline of this article was: 'The People Who Were Burned to Ashes on Ash Wednesday' It was Shrove Tuesday, 1945 in the magnificent German art city of Dresden,...

Russia's Maddening Patience – Why Doesn't She Strike Back When Attacked?

by Dmitry Orlov () Orlov is one of our favorite essayists on Russia and all sorts of other things. He moved to the US as a child, and lives in the Boston area.
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Permanent Adolescence: The Epidemic That Will Destroy America

by Dr. Paul Kindlon () As a Humanities professor I have had the opportunity to teach psychology and social psychology for more than 20 years. Occasionally the knowledge obtained in these areas allows me...
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In WWII 3 out of 4 German KIA Were by Soviet Army

by Marko Marjanović () The best available estimate of WWII German military deaths comes from German historian Rüdiger Overmans. Most estimates are based on wartime casualty reports of the German military; but Overmans shows convincingly...
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The Kremlin's Dormition Cathedral: Russia's Sacred Crown

by Professor William Brumfield () This article is from a series by the invaluable William Brumfield, (Wikipedia), Professor of Slavic Studies at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA. Brumfield is the world's leading historian of...
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The Tsar's Photographer and His Amazing Preservation of Russian History

by RI Staff () Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky was a Russian chemist and photographer famous for his pioneering work in color photography in the early twentieth century.
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These Russians Have Lived in Central Europe Since the Dawn of Time (Carpatho-Russians)

by Russian Faith () This article originally appeared on: Russian Faith, a new website with news about the Christian renaissance in Russia. See their introductory video at end of article
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People Say Russian Cuisine Is Dull – It Is Completely the Opposite

by Nicholas Kotar () About the author: For lovers of Russian culture, folklore, and history, Kotar’s work is a treasure. The grandson of White Russian immigrants, the 34-year-old is an author of epic fantasy novels...
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Almost Every Sector of the US Economy Is a Monopoly or an Oligopoly – Crushing the Working Man

by Michael Snyder (End of the American Dream) Editor's Note: This is manifestly true in telecommunications as amply demonstrated in Thursday's article: Russia: $10/Month for Superfast Broadband, in US $70 for Slower Speeds - Survey of...
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Divine Wisdom in Novgorod the Great

by Professor William Brumfield (RBTH) This article is from a series by the invaluable William Brumfield, (Wikipedia), Professor of Slavic Studies at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA. Brumfield is the world's leading historian of...
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Russians Are the Nicest Colonizers You Can Hope For

by Anatoly Karlin (The Unz Review) 1. Via Egor Kholmogorov’s eponymous article for Komsomolskaya Pravda, source given as “Sovetskaya Rossiya 1992″, according to which the RSFSR and Belarus were the only net donors.
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Enemy Within: Declassified U.S. Documents Show Russian Oligarchs Supported NATO Expansion

by Graham Stack (Business New Europe) This article originally appeared at Business New Europe
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The Goritsky Monastery: History Within a Stunning Landscape

by Professor William Brumfield (RBTH) This article is from a series by the invaluable William Brumfield, (Wikipedia), Professor of Slavic Studies at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA. Brumfield is the world's leading historian of...
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Russians Can Sing! – Listen to These Villagers Sing 'When We Were at War' (Video)

by Alexandra Duchovnaya () Brother and sister, Zoya and Valera, from the village Brestchina, Belorussia, are major stars on the Russian youtube, with 10s of millions of views of their renditions of Russian folks...
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Russia's Literary Titans Loved Hanging Out in Crimea

by Olga Cherednichenko (Russia & India Report) This article originally appeared at Russia & India Report Summer in the early 20th century brought an outsized concentration of Russian intelligentsia, bohemians, artists and writers. Simply meandering around local beaches would have...