The Russian Federation emerged as a great power in the early twenty-first century, also considered to be an energy superpower. The country is considered the Soviet Union’s successor state in diplomatic matters, and is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
Clockwise from top left: A large EU flag is waved across Maidan on 27 November 2013, opposition activist and popular singer Ruslana addresses the crowds on Maidan on 29 November 2013, Pro EU rally on Maidan, Euromaidan on European Square on 1 December, tree decorated with flags and posters, crowds direct hose at militsiya, …
In my first blog about the oral history interviews conducted as part of my study of Protestant life in the USSR I wrote about the life of Z. who was born in 1925 on the outskirts of Moscow.
The Russian Revolution was a groundbreaking event that shaped modern history. At the turn of the 20th century Russia was one of the world’s largest and most powerful empires. Its landmass reached from Europe to Asia and spanned one sixth of the globe. Russia’s population exceeded 100 million
30.08.2016 Russian version. Release of English version is here. If you are willing to help translate the project, we will meet you with open arms. The “VіrtualSvіt” happily inform to all fans of the Revolution, the second expansion pack of the game (for version 1.90) is over! Within 3 years, we
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Elsewhere, I defined the Hemoclysm as that string of interconnected barbarities which made the Twentieth Century so fascinating for historians and so miserable for real people.
Molokans are Russian-sectarian, Bible-centered Christians who evolved from Spiritual Christian Russian peasants who refused to join the Russian Orthodox Church in …
2014 pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine; Part of the Ukrainian crisis: Map of protests by region, indicating the severity of the unrest at its peak