Communal Palaces of St. Petersburg

What is hidden behind the walls of St. Petersburg communal apartments built and furnished in the tsarist-time Russia


How Russians store their “iron horses” during the off season

By Memory, by Touch

Blind art critic Alexey Filatov reads lectures, studies dance and painting

Capital of Russian Golden Ring

The wonders of the Yaroslavl, one of the oldest Russian cities, and its surroundings

The Dirty Art

Dusty trucks as canvas: an artist from Moscow transforms dirt into beautiful pictures

Being ‘Miss Russia’

How Russian beauty standards changed over the years

Arctic Shamrock

For the first time ever, the Russian Defence Ministry revealed pictures of the Northern Fleet military base

Russian Illustrator Who Made the World Laugh

Meet Anton Gudim's creations which are funny, sad and sarcastic at the same time

Land of Endless Winter

How they live in Russia's northernmost town

Travel to Russia from Home

The best photographs of Russia in one travel photo competition

Deer Country

Why Yakutia is this year’s best travel destination


The city that lives in the name, memory and time of the first cosmonaut

It’s a Far, Far East

Why Russia’s Primorye Region will soon become a tourist magnet

Ten Most Expensive Russian Paintings

Where and for how much were the most expensive Russian works of art sold?

Moscow, Tattooed

How people with tattoos on their faces shocked the Russian capital

What Fedor the Robot Can Do

Russia cultivates a mechanical helper who can drive a car and work with household appliances

The Beauty of the Far East: Russia’s Most Photogenic Peninsula

Wildlife photographer Vladimir Medvedev recently returned from Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula and is in a hurry to share his footage

The Frozen Art of Dunya Zakharova

Russian fashion artist's new exhibit entitled “-77.8°C” showcases paintings, graphics and sculptures she created to reflect the piercing cold of Yakutia

What Is Hidden Below the Surface?

Behind every Moscow landmark there's an unrevealed story, artists claim

Unexplored Crimea

Uncharted places of Crimea which deserve some love as much as the renowned sights

‘Watercolour’ Train En Route in Moscow Metro

The “Watercolour” train with a new exposition of spring still-lives and landscapes was launched on the Blue Line of the Moscow Metro on Monday

‘I Can Do Anything with My Feet’

She was born without both hands and became the world champion in single combat