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We asked some travel experts where to go off the beaten path in the Northern Capital.
If, the last time you visited a Moscow hotel, the noise from the disco kept you up all night, or the receptionist hadn't quite caught on to the idea of service with a smile, this Practical Traveler suggests an alternative: small hotels.
A Q&A interview with several Russia travel experts on places off the beaten path in Moscow that they would recommend to travelers.
A Q&A with some well-traveled experts on what you need to know when and before traveling in Russia's provinces.
How to trace your family roots from Russia, with resource listings and interesting facts on the "waves" of Russian immigration to the US.
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Exploring the role of visual propaganda in the Communist Party’s seven-decade war against religion (ca. 1920– 1990).
The objects associated with Russian tea are tactile reminders of this important tradition and evoke warmth, home, and family.
Russian-speaking guides conduct tours of the museum's highlights every Monday at 11 am.
Russian-language tour exploring our collection in depth, second Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Free, reservations required
On view in the Wende’s West Gallery and garden, this exhibition presents work by Dutch photographer Martin Roemers from 1998 through 2009, when he captured the structural and topographic remnants of the Cold War in both the East and West over an eleven-year period.
June 22, 2020, marks the 79th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia that changed the course of WWII and, perhaps, history itself.
W.W. Norton has released a new translation, by Michael Katz, of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel. We excerpt here the novel’s opening.
Catherine I finds herself at a turning point upon the death of her husband, Peter the Great.
The body of Joseph Stalin was removed from the mausoleum on Red Square on October 31, 1961. It may not be as spooky as Halloween, but the former leader still haunts Russia today.
Siberian sable fur was once Russia's biggest luxury export, but now we can't get enough of Instagram star Umora, the sable inspiring Russians to never look at fur coats again.
Is Russia somehow different from other nations, or is it just like any other?
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