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How Well Do You Know Famous Women from Russian and Soviet History?

1924 Poster by Alexander Rodchenko, showing Lilya Brik saying in Russian "Books (Please) in all branches of knowledge"
A 1924 Soviet poster showing Lilya Brik saying in Russian "Books (Please)! In All Branches of Knowledge" by artist Alexander Rodchenko.

To celebrate Women's History Month, the Kennan Institute invites you to recall several outstanding Russian and Soviet women throughout history. Test your knowledge of their legacy by taking our quiz, and learn more about their contributions to culture, science, politics, sports, and society.

Take our quiz here and learn more about our programming for Women's History Month here!

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