If you want to throw a Halloween party, you need the right music. And what if you would like something unusual in terms of music? Here, you can find a list of 10 musical bands from Eastern Europe whose music is suitable for Halloween.
If you are into video games, you are probably familiar with the Wolfenstein series of World War II video games. But have you ever wondered if there is a real castle that served as an inspiration for Castle Wolfenstein?
The writer and poet Alexander Pushkin is well known to those familiar with Russian literature, just as is Nikolai Gogol. From this article, you will learn about an outstanding Soviet biologist Alexander Danilevsky. He was the great-great-grandson of Pushkin and the great-nephew of Gogol.
Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin is the most famous poet and writer of the Romantic era in Russia. Also, many consider him the founder of the modern Russian literary language. However, this article is not about him but his great-grandson Grigory Grigoryevich Pushkin.
Today almost everybody knows Iron Man, the alias of wealthy American business magnate, playboy, philanthropist, and brilliant inventor Tony Stark. However, we can also find similar characters in folklore and mythology.
The lyrics of the song Makhno by Russian anarcho-punk-rock band Mongol Shuudan contain many references to the history of Russia and Ukraine. And the music, both dark and groovy, will help you feel the vibe of the time of the Russian Civil War (1917–1922).
The Russian Revolution and the Civil War were among the fundamental topics for the film production of the Soviet Union at all stages of its history. The article presents some of Osterns and films of other genres, united by the topic of the Russian Civil War.
Apollon Kruze was the only military leader who became the general, first in the White Army, fighting against the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War, then received the same rank in the Red Army, and, at the same time, was not subjected to repression subsequently.
Learn about the Slender Man phenomenon and delve into a few mythical entities that preceded it. These Slender Man-like creatures predate the internet and are just as creepy.
The Red Tent is a 1969 Soviet-Italian joint movie dedicated to Umberto Nobile’s tragic polar expedition to the Arctic in 1928 and starring world-famous actors such as Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Claudia Cardinale, and Hardy Kruger.
What is the essence of the phenomenon of Russian melancholy? If you want to find the answer to this question or wish to be sad like a real Russian, you can check out a list of 10 musical performers related by the presence of a dark vibe of Russian melancholy in their work.
On December 7, 1941, in Brussels, an unknown woman killed an assistant to the military commandant, a major of the German army, with a knife in broad daylight at Porte de Namur. Then she managed to escape. The Nazis responded by taking 60 Belgians hostage.
Here is the story of the sniper Nina Petrova. She volunteered to the front at the age of 48 and became one of only four women to be awarded all three classes of the Order of Glory. Also, she was credited with 122 kills, making her one of the most successful female snipers during World War II.