Russia's 1985 ban on alcohol proved disastrous for the economy, but it was a great time for lovers of beautiful anti-alcohol posters.
The director of documentary 'City 40' says she's lost contact with residents who risked their lives to tell their story.
“And it was only after the first round of children went through that they gained any idea of what was on the ‘other side.’”
Fifty years ago, the rest of the world saw the first snapshots from the Luna 9 lander before Soviet citizen did.
Many years ago, there was a theory that a nuclear explosion would be a good way to extract oil from the earth. Turns out it was not.
It's not going to happen, but what if it did?
The gas crater has been ablaze for over 40 years.
Russia does not currently have warning satellites able to detect an incoming nuclear missile strike — but that doesn't mean the US would come out of a fight without getting its hair mussed.
The fights forced Ukraine to cancel most of the parades celebrating the defeat of Nazi Germany.
The Brain Institute, which was founded by the Bolsheviks in 1928 as part of the effort to canonize Lenin, has a "Pantheon of Brains"—the brains of Sergei Eisenstein, Stalin, and Lenin himself are displayed in glass cases inside the Institute's pre...