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  • 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 ...
  • Okudzhava Bilingual
    A look at the life and work of Bulat Okudzhava, King of the Bards. Thematic sections have short introductions, and all poems and stories in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dostoyevsky Bilingual
    Dostoyevsky becomes the third Russian author to get Chtenia's Bilingual Treatment. Including a series of short, lesser known, but highly significant works that show the ...
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  • 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 ...
  • Maui Population
    The latest US Census Bureau estimate for the population of Maui County, Hawaii, is 165,386. Maui, known as the Valley Isle, is second largest island ...
  • Portland Population (2017)
    The population of Portland, Oregon is 632,309 (latest US census data). Portland is the largest city in the US state of Oregon, and the 26th ...
  • How Many People Live in Russia?
    The current (2016) 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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