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06/24/2017 at 20:05. Facebook
Dear friends of Russian Life. You can help our childrenof1917.org project. We would love to add to our list of interviewees someone born in Russia (or the Russian empire more broadly) in 1917 but who now lives in the US or Canada. It would be an interesting, different perspective to add to the project. If you have any connections or ideas, send us a message from our website: [ Russianlife.com...
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06/24/2017 at 13:23. Facebook
Today is the ancient Russian holiday of Kupala. And if you have no idea what that means, we have a post for you...
Today is the ancient Russian holiday of Kupala And if you have

Celebrating Summer in Russia's Pagan Tradition

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06/22/2017 at 20:26. Facebook
A short video from our history-making Children of 1917 project (childrenof1917.org). Join us, won't you?
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06/22/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Are you traveling with us on the Children of 1917 project? If you are, you got to go to a centenarian's birthday party today. The blog has a modest cost to join (this is an expensive undertaking), but spread that out over 100 years, and it's nothing!
Are you traveling with us on the Children of 1917 project If

The Full 100

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06/22/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
Today marks the 76th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia that changed the course of WWII and, perhaps, history itself.
Today marks the 76th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa the Nazi invasion of

Why Invading Russia was Hitler's Downfall

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06/22/2017 at 01:29. Facebook
A nice tribute video to Victor Tsoy (by Yandex), who would have been 55 today.
Happy Birthday Igor Stravinsky. We look back at his Rite of Spring...
Happy Birthday Igor Stravinsky We look back at his Rite of Spring

Contact With a Mystery

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A fascinating summary of Russian objectives by a widely-respected analyst. Read fully before commenting, there is a lot there. (Oh, and, as usual, trolling and uncivil commenting will get you immediately banned from this page, no questions asked.)
A fascinating summary of Russian objectives by a widelyrespected analyst Read fully

The ‘Trump Dossier,’ or How Russia Helped America Break Itself

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Really classy ad running on Такие Дела for our Children of 1917 project. They are helping us find more centenarians...
Really classy ad running on Такие Дела for our Children of 1917

Дети 1917 — Такие Дела

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Today is an important anniversary in the history of the Cold War, of Russia and of the United States.
Today is an important anniversary in the history of the Cold War

"Tear Down This Wall!"

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Debi Pavletic
Now this is entertaining! Moldovan farmers do music video of Queen's Go On. Beautifully made. Already 1.8 mn views. The original Queen video ([ Youtu.be Link ] has 33 mn. How long before the Moldovans overtake them?!
Now this is entertaining Moldovan farmers do music video of Queens Go

GO ON. Fruits from Moldova.

Fructe din Moldova. Crescute din dragoste. Dulci.

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Happy Birthday, Tetris. Go here for a trip down memory lane...

Play Tetris | Free Online Game

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On this day in 1812, the writer Ivan Goncharov was born. Here's a rather relevant quote from his classic novel, Oblomov, excerpted in the current tissue of Chtenia (#38): "True values seem to have disappeared and been traded in for triviality of every kind." – Ivan Goncharov, Oblomov
On this day in 1812 the writer Ivan Goncharov was born Heres

Chtenia 38: Happiness

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In honor of Pushkin's Birthday today, check out our popular post on his love poetry...
In honor of Pushkin's Birthday today check out our popular post on his love poetry

Two Miracles of Russian Love Poetry - Russian Life

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"A change of life for the better, and being well-fed and idle develop in a Russian the most insolent self-conceit." – Anton Chekhov, Gooseberries
Excerpted in Chtenia 38
A change of life for the better and being wellfed and idle

Chtenia 38: Happiness

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"Having become murderers, we, like animals, truly felt life..."
– Alexei Tolstoy, The Traveler's Tale.
Published in Chtenia 38
"Having become murderers we like animals truly felt life"

Chtenia 38: Happiness

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"The fact of the matter is that mothers don’t expect rewards. There’s no rhyme or reason – they just love." – Ivan Goncharov, The Same Old Story
Excerpted in Chtenia 38
The fact of the matter is that mothers dont expect rewards Theres

Chtenia 38: Happiness

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"Happiness only comes to the blind, to those who from the fog of days lifts his blind face to the sky." – Alexei Tolstoy, The Traveler's Tale.
Published in Chtenia 38
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Happiness only comes to the blind to those who from the fog

Chtenia 38: Happiness

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"Unconsciously, like all men, he pictured domestic life as the happiest enjoyment of love, with nothing to hinder and no petty cares to distract." – Leo Tolstoy (Levin), War and Peace
Excerpted in Chtenia 38
Unconsciously like all men he pictured domestic life as the happiest enjoyment

Chtenia 38: Happiness

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