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The objects associated with Russian tea are tactile reminders of this important tradition and evoke warmth, home, and family.
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.
Exploring the role of visual propaganda in the Communist Party’s seven-decade war against religion (ca. 1920– 1990).
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
Russian literature has an answer for everything. In the times of coronovirus, this is your guide.
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.
On the occasion of Pushkin's birthday, we offer a post on the challenge of translating his most famous love lyrics, "Я вас любил," with a bonus look at Innokenty Annensky's "Среди миров."
W.W. Norton has released a new translation, by Michael Katz, of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel. We excerpt here the novel’s opening.
Recounting a 2008 meeting with activist Alexei Navalny, before he rose to prominence.
On this, the occasion of the great writer's 200th birthday, we offer some links to stories we have published about him over the years, as well as some cool videos. Happy reading and viewing!
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