Soviet Union

'Black Widow' teaser: Who is Marvel's Red Guardian and is the Soviet an Avenger?

Directed by  Cate Shortland, the film also introduces Red Guardian - the Soviet counterpart of Captain America in the Marvel Universe. Here are a few things that might ignite your interest on the "super soldier from a gone era." Find out more about him here.

published on : 4th December 2019

Remembering Lev Yashin the 'Black Spider': The best goalkeeper football has ever seen

Do you know the Golden Glove Award given to the best goalkeeper at the end of every edition of the FIFA World Cup is named after a Soviet shot-stopper who is regarded as the best shot-stopper to ever play the game? Read more about him on his birth anniversary.

published on : 23rd October 2019

'Avengers didn't beat Nazi Germany, Red Army did!': Russia honours WWII heroes on 74th Victory Day

Although the fighting ended 74 years ago, widespread commemorations keep the ordeal prominent in Russia's collective memory. 

published on : 11th May 2019

Hundred years of the Russian Revolution: A historic event that had a lot more than just 'Lenin', 'Bolsheviks' and the 'Reds'

A century ago, on October 25, 1917, Lenin's Marxist Bolsheviks took control of Russia's imperial capital, launching the October Revolution that led to the creation of the Soviet Union. The revolution, however, has got a lot more to it than the much talked about words and ideology like Communism, people's movement, fall of autocracy, socialism and so on. Here are a few must-know facts about the historic event.

published on : 25th October 2017