Colleagues and teammates share their memories of the great Soviet goalie
Russia and America know each other today even less than during the Cold War
A new exhibition explores the cult of personality surrounding Lenin and Stalin
What stories of decadence and Stalinist terror does Moscow’s famous building conceal?
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has dismissed as "total absurdity" the appeals of some State Duma deputies for trying him on the counts of causing the disintegration of the former Soviet Union
How do the U.S. and Soviet variations on the Western genre match up?
One of the legacies of the Soviet Union is the number of ethnic Russians and Russian-speakers who remain in these now-independent countries
The decree to restore the originally Soviet 'Ready for Labor and Defense' program in the modern Russian Federation was signed a week ago (on March 24, 2014); here are some posters that recall its former meaning
An imaginary land of witty humour and crime mysteries
What was behind the country’s successes from the 1950s to the 1970s?
The esteemed General Designer of the MiG and outstanding Russian aeronautical engineer died at the age of 95; Rostislav Belyakov played an active part in creating the very first MiG fighters
Anna Babyashkina of Yaroslavl is a journalist who garnered attention after winning the Debut Prize for her novel 'Before I Croak,' in which the main character fights her Soviet legacy from a nursing home
In the USSR, animation was a huge cultural phenomenon. Besides being entertainment, Soviet animations also commented on society’s hopes and fears
The Soviet State used various ways to spread its vision of communism: movies, art, science fiction novels . . . and even textile patterns
St. Petersburg native Elena Bobrova is RBTH's country editor for the United States. Here she tells the story of her family during some of the darkest days of World War II
Kabakov, one of the most successful Russian artists working today, spoke with Afisha magazine about Soviet underground art, contemporary art and emigration
Words like vodka and Kalashnikov are know around the world. But how many people realize that they come from the Russian language?
Vaccines against diseases such as cholera, plague and smallpox were developed by Russian scientists.
Ninety years after the death of Bolshevik leader, monuments to Lenin still stand around the world, and artists continue to feature his image in new films and other artwork
The leader of the revolution has turned into an ordinary historical figure for younger Russians