This is a story about Joanna Stingray. A girl from California who found herself in 1980s Russia on the radar of the KGB and FBI for smuggling out underground Soviet music that Americans were never supposed to hear.
“He is still alive. It’s very astonishing. Now he needs help,” the head of the Russian paratroopers’ union, Valery Vostrotin, told the state-run RIA Novosti news agency.
It has been 200 years since philosopher Karl Marx was born, and only now has his image been immortalised in bronze and mounted in his hometown of Trier in Germany.
For Romania and Moldova, 2018 will mark a bittersweet historical moment: the centennial of the Great Union, which brought together the key Romanian-inhabited provinces: Bessarabia, Transylvania and the Romanian Kingdom.
Dull, functional, and a bit rubbish are some words many associate with the products made by the Soviet Union. Now Moscow's Design Museum shows off the best of Bolshevik consumer goods.
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks took his new Fiat 126p car for a first spin, after receiving the classic vehicle as a present from his Polish
Public outcry has forced the withdrawal from sale of a 2018 calendar honouring Stalin in the Russian city of Yekatarinburg.
Historians bring the 1917 Russian revolution into the modern day using internet technoligy
Thousands of Russian Communist Party members marched across downtown Moscow to mark the centenary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
Our chronology revisits the events in 1917 that shook the world
In 1957 the space race was on between the Soviet Union and the US, but it was the Russians who managed to send the first living thing into orbit
Watch: Rare abandoned trains from the early 20th century reached their terminus near the Russian village of Shumkovo
Thousands of far-right supporters marched in Ukraine for the Defenders' Day and 75th anniversary of a symbolic founding date of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army
Stanislav Petrov, the Soviet colonel who famously 'saved the world' from nuclear war has died
Stanislav Petrov made a decision at the height of Cold War tensions that saved the lives of millions.
Darth Vader is standing on a pedestal in the yard of a plant in the suburbs of the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa. In his previous life he was a
AS the US struggles with how to address its controversial historical monuments, Ukraine offers some lessons.
The city of Moscow will undergo a major facelift under a plan by mayor Sergei Sobyanin to modernise the housing of at least 1.6 million people
Russian Communists marked the anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s death with a march in Moscow on Sunday (March 5).
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Uzbekistan for his first visit since the death of longtime President Islam Karimov.