From politics and sports to stats and quotable quotes.
A look at Putin's recent divorce announcement, Russia attitudes toward divorce, and how the capital is coping with the imposition of paid parking in the center.
Having waged campaigns against street protesters and foreign-funded NGOs, the Kremlin is apparently worried about other forms of independent thought, namely researchers and intellectuals who value scientific merit above political needs.
Vladimir Etush, a renowned actor at the Vakhtangov Theater, turns 90 on May 6.
A look at the life, death and legacy of oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who recently committed suicide in London.
The January 2013 acid attack on Bolshoi Artistic Director Sergei Filin has cast a dark shadow over the workings of Russia's most esteemed cultural institution.
In response to the US Congress' passage of the Magnitsky Act, Russian legislators are planning a bit of list making of their own.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
On the recent spate of screw-tightening measures by the Russian government.
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An exhibition of photographs by Alain de Lotbinière. The 26 images were taken during the course of several trips to Northern Macedonia, Serbia, and Russia, as well as during visits to sites in Turkey and Egypt.
Russian-language tour exploring our collection in depth, second Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Free, reservations required
Russian-speaking guides conduct tours of the museum's highlights every Monday at 11 am.
A weekend of music and delicious authentic foods prepared by the parishioners of the Holy Trinity parish in Baltimore. Select from traditional beef stroganoff, shashlik, pelmeni, blinchiki, kielbasa, a variety of traditional breads, desserts, and more! All homemade!
Soviet leader Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev would have been 110 on December 19. There are plenty of fun facts and surprising jokes behind the eyebrows.
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.
These eight outstanding Soviet comedies show some of what has made Russians laugh over the past century. Most are still watched today. (First in our new series on learning about Russia through its films.)
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!
How it was that in the eighteenth century Russian mythology was trumped-up in the Western manner? Who wanted it? And where did we get Lel, Yarilo and Zimtserla? We explain everything you'd want to know about Russian fakelore.
On October 14, 1991, St. Basil’s Cathedral was reopened after six decades. Here are five fun facts in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral’s rebirth.
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