Russia

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Lining Up For Lenin

Even a decade after the fall of the Soviet Union, people were lining up in Red Square to get a glimpse of Vladimir Lenin: the Communist leader's embalmed body remains on display inside the ...

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Where Space Travelers Are Born

In rural Russia, in a rustic dacha very similar to this one, the man who'd become the first person in outer space was born. The town of Gzhatsk, midway between Moscow and Smolensk, was renamed in ...

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Is Russia Also Headed For A Reality TV Presidential Campaign?

Television presenter Ksenia Sobchak’s surprise candidacy gives the democratic camp a second...

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Post-Soviet Agitprop, How Putin Is Winning Social Media

Cold War-style propaganda isn't helping the Kremlin win over young Russians. For that, Presid...

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The Immortal Putin, One Man's Plans To Rule Russia Forever

-Analysis- MOSCOW — Aug. 9 came and went in Russia without an official celebration. And yet, the date is significant. It marks the moment Vladimir Putin first came to power — 18 years ago. ...

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Power And Fear, Making Sense Of The Russian State Of Mind

-Analysis- During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump had promised to improve U.S. relations with Russia. His supporters said it was just the kind of bold move the world needed as ...

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Why Putin Meeting Was The Perfect Case Of Know-Nothing Trump

The declaration that he'd work with the Russian president on a joint cyber security unit show...

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Even More Than The Anti-Trump, Macron Is The Anti-Putin

French-Russian relations are at a new low following the election of France's young, pro-Europ...