Soviet Union

PASHA: the anonymous art project on growing up gay in the Soviet Union

PASHA: the anonymous art project on growing up gay in the Soviet Union

On the rocks: how vodka tourism shaped and shattered decades of Soviet-Finnish relations

On the rocks: how vodka tourism shaped and shattered decades of Soviet-Finnish relations

Igor Stravinsky: where to start with his music

Igor Stravinsky: where to start with his music

Soviet classic The Irony of Fate is getting a Hollywood remake

Soviet classic The Irony of Fate is getting a Hollywood remake

How Larisa Shepitko’s pursuit of truth produced a searing legacy of anti-war films

How Larisa Shepitko’s pursuit of truth produced a searing legacy of anti-war films

Soviet Visuals: the best snapshots from the Twitter account that became a bestseller

Soviet Visuals: the best snapshots from the Twitter account that became a bestseller

The Soviet Union produced countless hilarious comedies — so why have they barely made an impact in the West?

The Soviet Union produced countless hilarious comedies — so why have they barely made an impact in the West?

Misha: the tragic story of the Uzbek-Korean soccer star who became a Soviet icon

Misha: the tragic story of the Uzbek-Korean soccer star who became a Soviet icon

Yolka: the story of Russia’s ‘New Year tree’, from pagan origins to Soviet celebrations

Yolka: the story of Russia’s ‘New Year tree’, from pagan origins to Soviet celebrations

'Home is our pocket with a hole:' émigré writer Yelena Moskovich on the problem of homecoming

‘Home is our pocket with a hole:’ émigré writer Yelena Moskovich on the problem of homecoming

The women directors who led the Soviet Union’s silent movie era

The women directors who led the Soviet Union’s silent movie era

Inside the little-known world of the early Soviet Union's Lenin-fuelled tourism industry

Inside the little-known world of the early Soviet Union’s Lenin-fuelled tourism industry

Listen to a 1-hour compilation of Soviet-era jazz

Listen to a 1-hour compilation of Soviet-era jazz

Classic Soviet cartoon Cheburashka to be made into a feature film

Classic Soviet cartoon Cheburashka to be made into a feature film

Worker, mother, athlete: women in Soviet propaganda posters

Worker, mother, athlete: women in Soviet propaganda posters

‘This is not ancient history’: meet the artists bringing the devastating stories of Stalin’s repressions to life 

‘This is not ancient history’: meet the artists bringing the devastating stories of Stalin’s repressions to life 

Godless Utopia: how the Soviet Union launched its war against religion

Godless Utopia: how the Soviet Union launched its war against religion

Cloche hats and two-part suits: flick through the pages of a Soviet women’s magazine from 1928 

Cloche hats and two-part suits: flick through the pages of a Soviet women’s magazine from 1928 

March on: 5 songs that became anthems to revolutions in Eastern Europe

March on: 5 songs that became anthems to revolutions in Eastern Europe

It’s only a joke, comrade! Why even Stalin couldn’t kill the political quip

It’s only a joke, comrade! Why even Stalin couldn’t kill the political quip