Seventy years after it came crashing down in a portentious explosion of anti-religious fervor, Moscow's towering Cathedral of Christ the Savior has risen again.
A short biography of one of the world's greatest composers.
Noted music historian Richard Taruskin shows how so many have misunderstood and misrepresented Tchaikovsky--and all of Russian music in the process.
It's that time again! The 2000 Olympics in Sydney are just weeks away. Here are some of the Russian athletes to watch.
Interestingly, both Tchaikovsky and Savior’s have been surrounded by controversy since well before both rose to prominence in Moscow 117 or so years ago.
Events and anniversaries that coincide with this July and August.
Readers comment and correct.
The latest from the travel front.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
In this companion to our cover story, we talk with Russian architecture expert William Brumfield about the significance and manner of Savior's rebuilding.
Tchaikovsky, music and composers are all grist for this column's mill.
We went to this provincial town, just 80 km from Moscow, to visit the last residence of Tchaikovsky. We found several surprises.
In our second of three articles on Tchaikovsky, we talk with the woman Russia has entrusted with protecting his archive, home and image ...
Shashlik a la Tartar is the featured dish this issue, with a delectable plum sauce... No summer could be complete without it.
Russia led the world last year in the number of claims registered against it in the European Court of Human Rights, with 972 cases. What does all this mean?
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