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Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

March 11, 2019

As winter comes to an end, March begins with blooming flowers, warmer weather, and rainy afternoons. For people from Eastern Europe, however, the beginning of March means anot...

Russian Unity Club executives work to break stereotypes

Russian Unity Club executives work to break stereotypes

November 7, 2018

The introduction of the Russian Unity Club (RUC) this year has created a welcoming environment for students of Russian heritage. Ethan Torban and Misha Shkolnik, the freshmen...

‘From Under the Russian Snow’ brings a new perspective on post-Soviet Russia

‘From Under the Russian Snow’ brings a new perspective on post-Soviet Russia

November 7, 2017

On Nov. 4, Michelle Carter discussed her recently-released memoir at the Belmont Library. The new book “From Under the Russian Snow” takes an in-depth look at journalist Michelle Carter’s  work in...

Russian opposition leader murdered

Russian opposition leader murdered

March 2, 2015

Boris Nemtsov, the former Russian Deputy prime minister, was shot in front of the Kremlin last week. An unidentified man pulled up in a car, shot Nemtsov, then escaped. Nemtsov...

Russian government supports Crimean annexation

Russian government supports Crimean annexation

March 18, 2014

The secession referendum in Crimea on March 16 revealed that 97 percent of Crimean voters supported leaving Ukraine to join the Russian Federation. The Ukraine crisis began...

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