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Bury Lenin's Body: The Symbol of Communism Should No Longer Mock Humanity

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.12.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

Someday Russians will be free. Not just from Communism, but also less forms of authoritarianism. Liberation will come only through the Russian people's own efforts, however, not from the West. Only they can make their own future. The day liberty arrives will be the real Russian Revolution.

What's New in Russia? Moscow 2014

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Visiting Russia three times in 2014 as the Ukraine crisis unfolded was insightful. For current events, but also for a look at what sites are being restored, opened and primed for tourists.

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

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
Tinatin Japaridze

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

Moscow's May Day March Brings 100,000 To Red Square

AP | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — About 100,000 people have marched through Red Square to celebrate May Day, the first time the annual parade has been held on the vast ...

Drink With Lenin: This Vegas Vodka Vault Will Lease You a Liquor Locker for $10,000

Foodbeast | Posted 06.28.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

If you tell me there's a bar with a Vodka Vault in it... my drunk friends and I will visit you and pretend like we can afford to be there.

NSFW: Protester Nails Testicles To Red Square Cobblestone

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

A Russian performance artist was hospitalised Sunday after stripping naked and nailing his testicles to a Red Square cobblestone in protest against th...

Move Along, No Gay Propaganda Here

Steve Skrovan | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy
Steve Skrovan

Recently, Moscow celebrated a holiday called "Paratrooper's Day." When I was told it culminates with some of the soldiers stripping down to their underwear to dance and frolic in a fountain, it reminded me of another type of parade that takes place all around the world.

Soviet Founder Vladimir Lenin Comes Back to Life

Reuters | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 03.05.2013 | Arts

Soviet nostalgia is nothing new for Moscow. An embalmed body of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin has been on display in Moscow’s Red Square since...

How To Survive Moscow's Winters

Samantha Hiew | Posted 12.28.2012 | Travel
Samantha Hiew

On the same side as the Kremlin, facing the frozen Moskva River, we stumbled upon the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, which is now better known as the Pussy Riot church.

PHOTOS: Putin's Patriotic Victory Day Parade

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

By Timothy Heritage and Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, May 9 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin, speaking in Moscow's Red Square with ...

The Best Vodka Bars

Liquor.com | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Liquor.com

Pick just about any bar in the country, and it's bound to have at least one vodka. It is, after all, America's most popular tipple. But many establish...

Google Celebrates Russia's Most Famous Landmark

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

Russia's famed St. Basil's Cathedral, erected in Moscow's Red Square, turns 450 years old on July 12. Google is honoring the cultural landmark with a ...

Russia Celebrates 1917 Revolution With Red Square Parade (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP) -- Thousands of Russian cadets wearing World War II-era uniforms, including girls with giant white bows in their hair, paraded across Red ...

From Moscow to Montclair to Lawn Maintenance

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Looking back, there were clues I didn't take seriously enough. Were they Russian spies? Or a couple that revolutionized yardwork?

Battle Stations: Among the Russians

Scott Diel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Diel

Russian lines take on distinct forms that are not, in fact, lines. They are more elliptical in shape with cells within the larger unit each playing out its own small drama.