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Yuri Gagarin:
His Life in Photos

The world knows Yuri Gagarin as the first man to travel into space. But here RAO and the Science & Technology Archive present the man behind the legend -- from his triumph in space to his family life -- with never before seen images from the Russian archives.
Includes a RealSlide show.

Soviet
Propaganda

Page through a century of Soviet propaganda posters and cartoons and see how the Kremlin attempted to influence public opinion on topics ranging from the tsarist regime to capitalism. Featuring posters from the Hoover Institute's Russian/CIS collection, as well as works by Soviet cartoonist Boris Efimov.

Poster of Lenin

Krasnogorsk?

Be one of the first to watch these historic film clips from the Russian State Documentary Film & Photo Archive at Krasnogorsk. By the way, Krasnogorsk is a town outside of Moscow where this archive is located.
RealPlayer G2 req'd.

Oriental Art:
Images of the East

Examples of Oriental paintings, sculptures, and crafts from the Far East and Middle Asia. Brought to RAO by the Russian State Museum of Oriental Art.

man on horse

A Romanov Album

As the ruling dynasty of Russia, they expanded the boundaries of the country to encompass an empire, but the Romanov's were eventually brought down by a people's revolution. In the twilight of their reign, the last tsar, Nicholas II, and his family share their thoughts through diary entries and personal photographs accompanied by a narrative and family history.

Listening Room

A collection of audio clips from contemporary Russian leaders, scholars, and artists, as well as recollections of those who lived under Communist rule. Complete transcripts can be found in the Catalogues.
RealPlayer G2 req'd

The Gallery Archives:

Sergei Eisenstein
Preservation is Key
The Last Tsar
The Red Army
 
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