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With this flag, and/or the colours of it, currently on prominent display around the world, kids should know its history. https://www.britannica.com/topic/flag-of-Ukraine https://www.worldatlas.com/flags/ukraine


The first McDonald’s restaurant opened in Des Plaines, Illinois on April 15th, 1955, and the franchise went on to become a family favourite in the U.S.A. The first Canadian one opened in 1967. By the 1970s, McDonald’s restaurants were popping up in Europe as well, but Russian kids didn’t get to go to one until […]


The first Russian Revolution began on January 22nd, 1905, when an orthodox priest, Father Georgy Gapon (pictured above), led a group of peaceful workers to the Winter Palace to present a list of grievances. (Legitimate grievances. The life of the average Russian was no bed of roses.) Tsar Nicholas II’s troops responded by firing on […]


One of our next generation recently came back from a trip to Russia, bringing me a set of Matryoshka dolls and a Gzhel cat. I love them. (It’s always nice to know people are thinking of you when they’re gadding about the world.) And the tradition of bringing stuff home to the folks, or just […]


The Russian Revolution of 1917 wasn’t the Russian peasantry’s first attempt to get out from under the heel of the ruling class. An earlier revolution took place in 1905. On January 22nd of that year, a priest, Georgy Gapon, led a group of demonstrators on a march to the winter palace in St. Petersburg with […]

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