Topic: Volga River
Volgograd will temporarily revert to its former name, Stalingrad, in commemoration of its WWII Soviet victory. But some see it as a Trojan horse for glorification of Stalinist times.
At least 54 people died when the river boat Bulgaria sank Sunday due to a combination of poor Soviet-era equipment, a culture of corruption that undermined safety rules, and unfortunate timing.
07/11/2011 01:49 pm
Google makes a ride on the Trans-Siberian express possible from the comfort of your own desk.
02/23/2010 02:51 pm
No ‘Rust Belt’ in sight at Russia’s ‘Little Detroit.’
03/10/2009 01:00 am