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Moscow Metro's Journey Through Art and Soul

A Monument Beneath Your Feet

The Moscow Metro’s Journey Through Art and Soul Moscow’s metro isn’t just a transportation system; it’s a subterranean odyssey. Each descent unveils not just a station, but a portal to grandeur, history, and a unique Soviet spirit. This intricate network, stretching over 300 kilometers, holds more than just passengers; it holds stories whispered in marble…
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The secrets of the Kremlin | Full documentary

The secrets of the Kremlin | Full documentary

The heart of Russian power resides here. Between luxury, grandeur and gastronomy, it is one of the safest places in the world. 00:00 The Kremlin in Moscow is a historic fortress and the heart of Russian power, with a grand palace and secret apartments.06:47 A young chef in the Kremlin’s ultra-secure kitchen prepares a banquet…
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Gulag: The History

Gulag: The History

Soviet prison camps were a criminal system of oppression that was widespread and long-lasting. The first camps were founded in 1918, and their number reached its peak in the 1950s. During more than 40 years, 20 million people were brought to almost 500 camps. Innocent people were made guilty. Every sixth adult citizen was forced…
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Eternal Equipoise: millennia at Eurasia’s heart

How Xinjiang’s Uyghurs perennially bridge east and west Razib Khan On March 1, 2014, eight knife-wielding ethnic Uyghur assailants attacked passengers at a Kunming railway station in the province of Yunnan, China, killing 31 and wounding 143 others. Occurring deep in southern China, where Han are the overwhelming majority, the terror attack shocked the nation.…
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Born From Gulags, This Ex-USSR City Is The Most Depressing Place on Earth

Born From Gulags, This Ex-USSR City Is The Most Depressing Place on Earth

Located in the heart of Northern Siberia, sitting deep inside the Arctic permafrost, lies Norilsk, one of the northernmost inhabited cities in the world. Norilsk is Russia’s most polluted city. It’s nearly completely isolated, restricted from tourists, cannot be reached by road, and was built on the ruins of a forced labor camp. It inhabits…
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Witness History: Netherlands vs USSR in the 1988 Euro Final!

Table of Contents How the Netherlands Beat the USSR in the 1988 Euro Final The Tactics Used by the Netherlands to Defeat the USSR in the 1988 Euro Final The Impact of the Netherlands’ Victory Over the USSR in the 1988 Euro Final The Legacy of the Netherlands’ Victory Over the USSR in the 1988…
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African countries are fed up with being marginalised in global institutions

They will be pushing hard for change at a big global pow-wow this week On June 22nd, Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, organized a development-finance gathering in Paris to address crucial global matters such as World Bank restructuring, climate finance, and debt distress. The meeting boasted of a significant number of influential individuals, including…
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Igor Moiseyev Ballet

“Yablochko”. Igor Moiseyev Ballet.

Choreography by: I. Moiseyev There are a lot of hardships in the life of the sailors, but they are always in good spirit.

Three Blind Kings

Three Blind Kings

A Q&A with geostrategist and Pentagon guru Edward Luttwak By David Samuels Being an enfant terrible at the age of 79 is not a task that can be undertaken lightly. Most men are simple conformists from childhood on. For those with more adventuresome temperaments, a flurry of rebellion in their teens or 20s is usually…
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Becoming a man in Siberia, Edik I SLICE I

Full documentary In Siberia, Edik lives among the Nenetses, a nomad clan in the north of Siberia. He’s still a child but he now has like every Nenetse before him to face wolves on his own to protect the 4 000 reindeers of his clan. This is the difficult passage he has to overcome to…
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