History of the Jews in Russia
The vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world. Within these territories the Jewish community flourished and developed many of modern Judaism...
History of the Jews in Russia - Wikipedia
Chopin - Etude Op. 10 No. 12 Revolutionary (Kissin)
Frédéric Chopin - Étude Op. 10 No. 12 in C minor, Revolutionary Étude Piano: Evgeny Kissin
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
The Communist Spy (Maybe) Behind This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics
How neutrino research stems from—and validates—a physicist who defected to the Soviet Union in the 1950s
The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence Gets A $100m Boost
IN 1959 a young astronomer called Frank Drake took a job at the Green Bank radio observatory in Virginia. Thinking about the capabilities of the 26-metre dish under construction there, Dr Drake realis...
Maya Plisetskaya - documentary 1986 - YouTube
Maya Plisetskaya in British documentary 1986. Майя Плисецкая.
Maya Plisetskaya - Ravel Bolero Maya Plisetskaya
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Maya Plisetskaya - Maya Plisetskaya in Don Quixote by Leon Minkus
Ballerina Maya Plisetskaya in Don Quixote by Leon Minkus.
Maya Plisetskaya - Diva of Dance
Maya Plisetskaya Maya Plisetskaya is in every sense an exceptional personality. Like almost no other dancer, the eternal prima ballerina assoluta of the Bols...
Maya Plisetskaya - Maya Plisetskaya - documentary 1986
Maya Plisetskaya in British documentary 1986. Майя Плисецкая.
Evgeny Kissin
Evgeny Kissin plays Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op. 23 No. 2.
Regina Spektor
Regina Spektor Samson Directed by Peter Sluszka Regina's new album 'What We Saw from the Cheap Seats' is available now: http://smarturl.it/whatwesawitunesy...
Roman Abramovich
Chelsea girl: Abramovich's new love opens Moscow boutique The new lady in Roman Abramovich's life has appeared in Moscow to take part in the opening of a fas...
Vladimir Horowitz
Vladimir Horowitz plays piano concerto number 3. This is first part.
Evgeny Kissin
Evgeny Kissin plays Scriabin etude.
Cantonists (Russian language: Кантонисты) were underage sons of Russian conscripts who from 1721 were educated in special "canton schools" (Кантонистские школы) for future military service (the school...
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Anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire
The term "pogrom" in the meaning of large-scale, targeted, and repeated anti-Jewish rioting, saw its first use in the 19th century, in reference to the anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire. Pogro...
Anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire - Wikipedia
Antisemitism in the Russian Empire
Antisemitism in the Russian Empire appeared in hatred toward Jewish religion or ethnic Jews.
Yuri Tabak describes the history of antisemitism in Russia as having the same forms "already traditiona...
Kishinev pogrom
The Kishinev pogroms were an anti-Jewish riot that took place in Kishinev (Chişinău), then the capital of the province of Bessarabia in the Russian Empire (now the capital of the Republic of Moldova)...
Kishinev pogrom - Wikipedia
Beilis trial
Menahem Mendel Beilis (sometimes spelled Beiliss; Russian: Менахем Мендель Бейлис, Yiddish: מנחם מענדל בייליס‎; 1874 – 7 July 1934) was a Russian Jew accused of ritual murder (see Blood libel)...
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Jewish gauchos
Jewish gauchos (Spanish: gauchos judíos) were Jewish immigrants who settled in fertile regions of Argentina in agricultural colonies established by the Jewish Colonization Association. The association...
Galveston Movement
The Galveston Movement, also known as the Galveston Plan, was one immigration assistance program operated by several Jewish organizations between 1907 and 1914. The program worked to divert Jewish imm...
Holocaust in Russia
The Holocaust in Russia refers to the Nazi crimes during the occupation of Russia (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) by Nazi Germany.
Beyond longstanding controversies, ranging from th...
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The Holocaust
The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately ...
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Vasily Grossman
Vasily Semyonovich Grossman (Russian: Васи́лий Семёнович Гро́ссман, Ukrainian: Василь Семенович Гроссман; 12 December 1905 – 14 September 1964) was a Soviet Russian writer and journalist. Gros...
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Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee
The Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (JAC, Russian: Еврейский антифашистский комитет Yevreysky antifashistsky komitet, ЕАК) was initiated by the Jewish Bund leaders Henryk Erlich and Victor Alter. Up...
Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee - Wikipedia
Black Book (World War II)
The Black Book: The Ruthless Murder of Jews by German-Fascist Invaders Throughout the Temporarily-Occupied Regions of the Soviet Union and in the German Nazi Death Camps established on occupied Polish...
Stalinism and antisemitism
Though communist leaders including Joseph Stalin publicly denounced antisemitism, instances of antisemitism on Stalin's part have been witnessed by contemporaries and documented by historical sources....
Antisemitism in the Soviet Union
The 1917 Russian Revolution overthrew a centuries-old regime of official antisemitism in the Russian Empire. The success of the Soviet Union in dealing with this previous legacy of antisemitism, as we...