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Great Patriotic War

Celebrating Victory Day Beyond The Red Square Parade & Glinting Gold Medals

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 06.18.2015 | World
Tinatin Japaridze

Victory Day marks the end of the Great Patriotic War after Germany's surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.

The Slow Thaw of the Cold War

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 03.19.2014 | World
Stephen D. Smith

Open borders, open markets, open McDonald's, Prada and Ferrari in Moscow, and one would think the melt and merge was complete. But any attempt at East-West assimilation stopped right there. What I understood more than anything is that the thaw relies on the West just as mush as the Russians themselves.