The film is not accurate in the slightest, but with Christopher Lee as the title character, you hardly care.
Episode 12 of Second Decade finishes the tragic and misunderstood story of Napoleon in Russia--and tries to cut through some of the mythology surrounding it.
In the next installment of the podcast series, Napoleon allows himself to be drawn into an exhausting victory and the disastrous and ultimately fiery occupation of Moscow. Why did he do it?
The newest episode of Second Decade tackles the world-shaking conflict between France and Russia in 1812, and the personalities of the men who brought it into being.
This is how a little village in Karelia looked 100 years ago, in full natural color.
Few things spoke more clearly about the collapse of Communism than the opening of McDonald's in Moscow in January 1990.
Check out Nicky's digs, which he ultimately lost as a result of the Russian Revolution.
Feeling wintry? Check out this view of Moscow in the late Imperial era by painter Ivan Aivazovsky.
This one famous chart from 1869 tells the incredible story of one of the great defeats in military history.
You can almost hear the cannons booming in this classic naval painting by Aivazovsky.