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How an Avant-Garde Musician Convinced the Russian Public that Lenin was a Mushroom

29 Aug 2018

Ленин — гриб. Lenin was a mushroom. Что?? Он был не только грибом, он был еще помимо всего радиоволной. He was not only a mushroom, but he was, furthermore, also a radio ...
05 Sep 2017

Of course, Saint Petersburg is bathed in history. As a city, it holds great significance regarding the Russian Revolution of 1917. So much so, that it is sometimes referred to ...
20 May 2016

To me, as an ordinary foreigner observing modern Russia, Lenin and Stalin went always together. In the Western world, we all knew that Stalin was far more evil, but never ...
28 Jul 2015

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Regardless of  weather and season one can always see the change of guards in front of Lenin's Mausoleum, accompanied by the Kremlin chimes. This daily ceremony was maintained ...
07 Nov 2014

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October Revolution. On this day in history, in the late hours of the evening, Vladimir Lenin organized his allies in the Petrograd Soviet, and signaled by a blank shot fired ...
22 Oct 2014

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Red Square (Красная площадь) is a place of enormous significance to Russian history, and also to Western perception of Russia. For instance, the most commonly held beliefs ...
22 Jul 2014

On July 22, 1898 Lenin married Nadezhda Krupskaya, to which he would later refer as his ideological “friend, comrade, and sister”. Lenin had come to know Nadezhda through her ...
22 Apr 2014

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Lenin (22/04/1870 - 21/01/1924) is certainly one of the most famous personalities and the most important in the history of the twentieth century and the history of Russia. ...