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Moscow's last stand: How Soviet troops defeated Nazis for first time in WW2 While the epic battle raged on, Moscow residents had to “survive all the horrors of war: hunger, cold, devastation, loss of family and the loved ones,” according to Rimma Grachyova, who was seven years old when the war broke out. “Most frightening…

Inside the Soviet Union's Secret Erotica Collection The collection got its biggest boost from Nikolai Skorodumov, who began collecting books while at school, and eventually became the deputy director of the Moscow State University library. The librarian led a quiet personal life, taking on his maid as a … Read more on The Moscow Times

Moscow launches bikeshare service: In Soviet Russia, bike shares you! In Moscow, people rushed to try out the Russian capital's first bicycle sharing program today. The program launched with hopes to cut the number of cars clogging streets in epically awful Moscow traffic. The service is similar to similar bike-share … Read more on Boing…

Moscow, Havana Agree to Settle Cuba's Debts to the Former Soviet Union (MENAFN – Qatar News Agency) Moscow and Havana have initialed an agreement on the settlement of Cuba s debt to Russia for Soviet loans. The document was signed in the presence of Cuban leader Raul Castro and visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry ……