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What Soviet-era children's magazines can tell us about life at the time
January 28
How the stable and somewhat more prosperous  late Soviet years turned out to be a time of illness and shorter lifespans
January 14
Soviet time management — from accelerating time during the GOELRO era to slowing it down during stagnation
October 19, 2021
The long-standing mystery was solved using evidence from Austrian diplomats
August 30, 2021
The USSR State Budget during World War II
September 06, 2020
Who Kissed Each Other and Why in Byzantium
September 04, 2020
How Soviet women paid a price for associating with allied soldiers
June 21, 2020
Why Russia in the 1990s was not nostalgic about Soviet life
February 27, 2020
Hollywood movies during the Cold War
December 07, 2019
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Neurobiologist Vasily Klyucharev talks about new world-class labs, the brain's magnetic activity, how our frontal lobes suppress kindness, how stories affect the economy and conflicts between motorists and advocates of greener neighbourhoods

December 06, 2021

And mitigates discrimination in the labour market

October 07

Anastasia Smirnova explains how HSE folklore researchers digitise and store data

October 15