From the founding of Kiev in the ninth century through to the present, the Russian Empire has been both a predator and a victim.
Why is the West is so suspicious of Russia?
Short, angry missives pinged across the world – Russian propagandists used postcards to get their message across.
A staple of Russia and the Slavic world, borscht has inspired films and novels – and has even reached outer space.
Despite the difficulties in accessing official archival sources, the history of homophobic persecution in Russia is covered convincingly in this study.
The Russian Revolution should not be confined to 1917. The legacy of its leader and chief ideologue lives on in all its terrible contradictions.
A discerning account by a self-deprecating but well-informed journalist of the dramatic changes in Russia over the past 40 years.
On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, five books track its transition from idealism to tyranny.
Leo Steveni was a British officer based in St Petersburg at the time of the Russian Revolution. He became an active eyewitness to the chaos of the Civil War that followed.
The October Revolution of 1917 inspired a generation of young Russians to embrace new ideals of socialist living.