On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, we look back at the people and art that have helped this institution endure.
Wondering what to read or view this summer? This guide is a start, featuring some of the best fiction for Russophiles out this summer.
James Sinclair and his passion for collecting Soviet militaria has led to the preservation of some very unique uniforms from the height of the Stalin era.
Joseph Brodsky was one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. We explore his life and art, with the help of his friends.
A new Russian law on non-governmental organizations has many in Russia and the West worried about State interference. For instruction, we look at how a similar law has been implemented in neighboring Belarus.
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On March 19, according to official data, current Belarusan President Alexander Lukashenko was reelected with 82% of the popular vote. But many voters disagreed with these results.
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The latest from the travel front.
In 1916, the Brusilov Offensive was a surprise breakthrough on the Russian-Austrian front. Had those in command recognized its potential, WWI could have had a very different outcome.
One hundred years ago, the Smolny Institute was founded. We look back on its influence and what it was like to be a student there.
Ivan and Peter Kireyevsky were typical Russian intellectuals. Except that they weren't...
Athleticisms, particularly those from the realm of track and field, are rich in the Russian language.
"A dog is a basic necessity in the village, and the bigger the dog, the better..." But this is not a story about a big dog, at least not physically...
A consideration of harvest time naturally leads to this recipe for Olady, or Apple Fritters. Quite tasty they are, too!
A review of books on Odessa, Palekh and the roots of Russian conservatism. Plus a few odds and ends, including the winner of a new annual Russian to English Translation prize.
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