Things worth knowing on the travel front.
The new Luzhniki, the stadium in Moscow where the opening and final matches of this summer’s World Cup football (soccer) championships will be held, hosted its first match: a friendly game between Russia and Argentina.
Some gifted young athletes are excelling at the world’s favorite sport – football (aka soccer) – which is amazing given that they are all legally blind.
Two superbly captured athletic moments for two Russian athletes at the Rio games.
It can't be easy to make a mark in a sport where your grandfather long ago made your family name legendary, but Victor Tikhonov is giving it a snapshot.
It is not an easy task to sell the very American sport of baseball in a time of state-sanctioned anti-Americanism. But that doesn’t stop the Gladikovs.
Russia is not known as a soccer powerhouse. But it does have a devoted fan base and will host the 2018 World Cup. We look back at 1994, the first time Russia qualified for the World Cup and a Russian player made history.
Two Russian-born athletes adopted by Americans make a triumphant showing in the land of their birth.
The Sochi Olympic Games are now officially over. Suffering withdrawals? Here are five ideas for how to fill up all your viewing time.
There is nothing like a good old Russian ochered (line) to get close to the narod (people) and get some inside info. Standing in line, Russians tend to show solidarity, to open up and loosen their tongues. The perfect environment for a journalist...
Russian Life Sports Editor Mikhail Ivanov was interviewed by Radio Canada (in French) in the aftermath of the US-Russia hockey match on February 15. Listen to the audio here.
Life without humor is dull. And that is even true when it comes to sports. Here at the Olympics, one cannot be exclusively focused on “ochki, goly, sekundy” (points, goals,seconds). So, time to look at the lighter side of things in Sochi.
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Exploring the role of visual propaganda in the Communist Party’s seven-decade war against religion (ca. 1920– 1990).
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.
Russian-speaking guides conduct tours of the museum's highlights every Monday at 11 am.
The objects associated with Russian tea are tactile reminders of this important tradition and evoke warmth, home, and family.
Kefir is the most popular fermented milk in Russia. But it did not get there overnight. Kefir and Russia have a long history...
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.
Some of the best Russian and Soviet films about World War II that you can stream online.
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!
Russia’s Ministry of Health discussed ways vodka can affect the coronavirus (spoiler alert: not much).
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