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  • Julian Calendar
    December 20 in Russian history
    Time travels in the late 17th century and strict state control in the frightening 1930s are recalled in tonight’s Historama.
  • T-34 tank during a mock fight (RIA Novosti / Kirill Braga)
    Historama, December 19
    WWII’s most popular tank, which proved to be a game-changer for USSR forces, and the leader that turned into the most common character in Soviet political jokes are recalled in tonight’s Historama.
  • Image from
    December 16 in Russian history
    Two masters of Russia's avant-garde, first night of Moscow’s first Gypsy theater and sad fate of Stalin’s personal bodyguard are recalled in tonight’s Historama.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher
    December 15 in Russian history
    The start of a beautiful Russo-British friendship and the birth of Russia’s most popular dictionary made this day in Russian history.
  • RIA Novosti
    Historama, December 14
    A 19th-century arcade right across the Kremlin on Red Square, the noblest rebellion against autocracy in Russia, and conquering the ice of the South Pole are among the events marking December 14.
  • A monument to General Markov
    December 13 in Russian history
    Jewish population pushed from Russia and first-ever tribute to anti-Soviet general are remembered in tonight’s Historama.
  • RIA Novosti / Vitaly Ankov
    Historama, December 12
    Tonight’s history show recalls the day Russia introduced its current Constitution, and celebrates the birthday of a prominent Russian writer and historian.
  • Order of St. George the Victorious
    December 9 in Russian history
    A holiday to praise the Motherland’s heroes and a decree turning peasants into slaves are remembered in tonight’s Historama.
  • The last meeting of Soviet leaders in 1991
    December 8 in Russian history
    The last meeting of Soviet leaders and elimination of intermediate-range nuclear forces are in the spotlight of tonight’s Historama.