City Builds Statue of Wrong Man in 'Wikipedia' Mix-up
Thomas de Thomon helped design impressive parts of St. Petersburg, but the city's statue of him looks a lot like a Scottish chemist 13 years his junior.
Putin Marks Russia's Bloodiest Battle, Stalingrad
With an estimated casualty count of nearly 2 million, the six-month siege of Stalingrad remains one of the bloodiest military clashes in modern history.
Lost Soviet Ship, Sunk by Nazis in Stalingrad Recovered
The BK-31 vessel, sunk during the most critical stage of the Nazi siege, shows how close Stalingrad came to defeat during one of the war's bloodiest battles.
Why Is Russia's October Revolution Marked In November?
The Bolsheviks took power in October 1917. A century later, because of their own doing, their revolution's centennial comes in November.
Russia Blasts Rain Clouds for Red October Sunny Skies
The Kremlin has glorified the Soviet Union, but it certainly doesn't want to celebrate overthrowing governments by force.
Hundreds Re-enact Siege of Berlin at Russia Theme Park
The event follows a successful mock up of the 1941-42 Battle for Moscow.
More Russians Proud of Crimea Than First Man in Space
The annexation of Crimea ranks above Yury Gagarin's flight and the works of Russia's great writers, in pride index.
Vladimir Putin Pays Tribute to Prince Dimitri Romanov
Putin hailed the 90-year-old's "sincere love" for Russia. He died on Saturday.
Putin's Bikers Ask Him to Revamp National Crest
The "Night Wolves" leader thinks the national anthem needs a change too.
Russia Launches Pokemon Go-Style History App
Moscow wants you to ditch Charmander and look for Tchaikovsky instead.
Russia to Film 'Game of Thrones'-Style Series
The show will be set during a time of famine, war and betrayal in the Russian Empire.
Stalingrad Briefly Revived for Battle Anniversary
Other tributes include a mass battle reenactment and traffic wardens donning Soviet-era uniforms.
Putin's Push to Revise Russia's History
President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly declined to offer an unequivocal condemnation of Stalin's three-decade rule.