15 Soviet Cartoons to Put You in the Holiday Spirit

These cartoons are full of joyful, bright, and homey holiday charm. It’s no secret that the holiday season is most precious to us in childhood. Because for children, it is not just an opportunity to...

12 Russian Films from 2014 Worth Your Attention

Last year, Russian cinema was marked by Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathon, which was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe. The film was released to the general public at the beginning of February, 2015. There...

17 Best Russian Films from the 21st Century

The following was originally published on AdMe.ru and was translated by SRAS Translate Abroad Scholar Sophia Rhem. Additional information and links have been added, including to the movies on YouTube where available. Some videos have...

Vestiges: Capitalism in Post-Soviet Space

No matter how great a change is wrought on a society by any occurrence, the society will retain some of the basic characteristics it had before; infrastructure and traditions take decades if not centuries to...