Excerpt from a new book in which the author recreates the famous journeys of the photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky.
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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
The first major museum exhibition in the United States to focus on Georgian art.
An installation dramatically showcasing three Ukrainian icons painted on the boards of ammunition boxes by Oleksandr Klymenko and Sofia Atlantova, a husband-wife artistic team from Kyiv, Ukraine.
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.
What do radio, television, the periodic table, and helicopters have in common? Russians were involved in developing all of them – and more!
Think you know your vodka? Take this True/False quiz (just 12 items) about Russians and their vodka and see if you are right about that...
Kefir is the most popular fermented milk in Russia. But it did not get there overnight. Kefir and Russia have a long history...
A lovely short film on Brighton Beach's Your Highness Babushka Beauty Contest.
A look at how the Jesuits, Pope Francis, and Georgetown University all share an interesting connection to Russia.
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