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  • 39: Turgenev Bilingual
    The author of masterful short stories, plays, novellas and novels, Ivan Turgenev seemed to have a particular gift for writing about nature and about social ...
  • Woe From Wit (bilingual)
    One of the most famous works of Russian literature, the four-act comedy in verse Woe from Wit skewers staid, nineteenth century Russian society, and it ...
  • The Spine of Russia
    This coffee table book is the photographic journal of an epic 6000-kilometer road trip. The book includes over 200 compelling images of Russians and Russian ...
  • 31: Okudzhava Bilingual
    Bulat Okudzhava was the king of the Russian bards. Now 19 of his poems/songs and 9 autobiographical sketches are presented in our popular bilingual format, ...
  • The Little Humpbacked Horse
    A beloved Russian classic about a resourceful Russian peasant, Vanya, and his miracle-working horse, who together undergo various trials, exploits and adventures at the whim of ...
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    2,352,189 Population of Canada (2018) United Kingdom 65.1 Million England 54.8 Million Scotland 5.4 Million Wales 3.1 Million Northern Ireland 1.9 Million Premium Modal Box ...
  • Catalonia Population (2017)
    The population of Catalonia is 7,522,596 (source: Idescat). The Catalonian parliament declared independence from Spain on 27 October 2017. The Spanish government has refused to ...
  • Largest cities in Illinois (2017)
    The table below lists the 221 largest cities in Illinois by population – every city with a population of more than 10,000 people. Chicago is ...
  • Largest cities in Kansas (2017)
    The table below lists the 300 largest cities in Kansas – every city with a population of more than 476 people. Wichita is the largest ...
  • Largest Cities in Florida (2017)
    The table below lists the largest cities in Florida – every city, town or village with a population of more than 5,000 people. Jacksonville is ...
  • How Many People Live in Russia?
    The current (2018) population of Russia is either 144,192,450 (not including Crimea) or is 146,519,759 (including Crimea). Most of the population of Russia is found ...
  • Joseph Stalin: height
    Nobody is exactly sure just how tall Stalin was. Contemporary reports of the exact Stalin height vary. At the lower end, people report that he ...
  • What was the Cold War?
    The Cold War was a conflict between the United States of America (and its allies) and the Soviet Union (and its allies). The conflict began ...
  • Why did Napoleon invade Russia?
    Napoleon’’s invasion of Russia in 1812 was a disaster. The campaign started well as Napoleon and his Grande Armée pushed into Russia and even briefly ...
  • Catherine the Great Biography
    Catherine the Great was Empress of Russia between 9 July 1762 and November 17, 1796. Catherine seized power from her husband, Peter III, in a coup ...
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