A rare photo of the salut Leningrad gave itself upon its liberation on this day, plus a translation of Akhmatova's poem of the same name.
What won't the political candidates for the Duma promise to get elected?
A color-coded map of the US, showing which states have the highest percentage of Russian immigrants.
Where our intreprid reporter brings visits Red Square, the sequel...
Ever wonder how the Russian visa system got to be the way it is? Blame Gogol and Bulgakov.
A look at life after the passage of a proposed Law on the State Language.
The cost of being a foreigner in Russia.
A look at the notion of "ethnic" Russians.
"Glamurny" and other English invasions are perverting the Russian language. Or are they?
Oh, for the days when Moscow was a quiet, Imperial City. Today it is overrun with net cafes and foreign cars. It seems there is no turning back.
Portrait of Tsar Nikolai I (1796-1855, ruled 1825-1855), by Dmitry Slepushkin (see page 40), painted under a special commission for display in the Kremlin’s Great Kremlin Palace.
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Susan Byrne and Bill Byrne are celebrating their Gallery's 26th anniversary this year in Middleburg with a celebration and exhibition of the vivid oil and enamel paintings of internationally-acclaimed artist Yuri Gorbachev.
The exhibition explores the U.S. government’s Cold War era efforts, in the 1950s, to educate Americans about what to do before an atomic attack, how to react to a sudden blinding flash, and what action to take in the aftermath of a catastrophic blast.
America is a land built by immigrants. We researched famous Americans with Russian roots and offer this compilation.
Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.
Catherine I finds herself at a turning point upon the death of her husband, Peter the Great.
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.
A lovely short film on Brighton Beach's Your Highness Babushka Beauty Contest.
Is Russia somehow different from other nations, or is it just like any other?
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