Monday, September 01, 2014


Turbulent History

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Quiz: McCurry And McBeer. Beyond The Big Mac

Russia has ordered the temporary closure of three McDonald's restaurants in the capital, citing breaches of sanitary guidelines. Russians won't just be missing out on Big Macs and Quarter Pounders, but also their local innovations, such as the McShrimp and Brie Nuggets. McDonald's franchises worldwide are famous for localizing their menus. Can you match the local delicacy to its country of origin?

Nation Without A State

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Quiz: Kurds And Kurdish Culture

There are some 30 million Kurds residing in major swaths of five countries in the Middle East and Caucasus. You've read about the politics of "Kurdistan," but how much do you know about the people?

Soccer History

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RFE/RL's World Cup Quiz

Test yourself to see how much you know about the World Cup exploits of countries from RFE/RL's target region.

Colorful History

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Ukraine's Presidents?

On May 25, Ukraine will hold an election to choose its fifth president since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

Industrial Heartland

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Donetsk?

Pro-Russian protesters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have proclaimed the creation of a sovereign "people's republic" from within the regional government building and built barricades around the structure.