HISTORY Lists

Category: Russian History

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8 Things You Should Know About WWII’s Eastern Front

Explore eight facts about the brutal and often overlooked Russian front of World War II.

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5 Cold War Close Calls

While it’s certainly the most famous example, 1962’s Cuban Missile Crisis was not the only time the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union almost went “hot.”

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5 Romances That Changed History

Love really can change the world—if you’re a member of one of these famous couples, that is.

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8 Things You May Not Know About Money

From China’s “flying money” to Siberian “soft gold,” here are eight things you may not know about the history of money.

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6 Famous Naval Mutinies

Get the facts on six of history’s most ferocious naval rebellions.