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‘I Despise Michelangelo’

Russia's modern-day iconographers talk about art, faith and Donald Trump

Tatarstan: Thirteen Must-See Things

Kazan, the jewel and the capital of the Tatarstan Republic, is not its only attraction – there are plenty of marvellous places to visit!

Lee Perry to Perform in Russian V-A-C Foundation’s Sound Art Project

The abandoned power station will become a platform for musical performances and other works of art related to the history of electronic music in Russia

Solyanka: How to Make Soup From Sausage

Solyanka, a thick, spicy and sour Russian soup that is common in Russia and other former Soviet republics, can be made from fish, meat or mushrooms

Moscow Through the Eyes of Invincible Comic Book Superheroes

Of course Superman, who is almost 100 years old, and some other characters of popular comic books visited Russia – we investigated several stories set in Moscow

Russian Poet Anna Akhmatova Was Two-Time Nobel Prize Nominee

Anna Akhmatova, one of the most celebrated representatives of the Silver Age of Russian poetry, was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966

25 Years Without the USSR: What We Lost

Faceted glasses, pompous hairstyles and futuristic petrol stations: browse our photo gallery to see what went down in history with the collapse of the USSR

How to Read More: Seven Proven Tips

Everyone is aware of the benefits of reading – but do we know how to read more and faster?

Secrets of the Soviets

Burgers, bars, convertibles, electric toothbrushes and reality television – can they really have been completely unknown in Russia before the 1990s?

Russian Dishes Which Scare Foreign Chefs

Can someone who grew up on sushi, pizza or pasta genuinely like Herring under Fur Coat or Veal Orlov?

And not so Quietly Flows the Don

What to see in Rostov-on-Don, the largest city in the south of Russia that stands on the right bank of the great Don River

Soviet Nostalgia on a Plate

Today, MOSLENTA takes you on a tour of the Moscow cafes and restaurants which are recreating the atmosphere of the USSR through their design and menus

Over 1,200 People Visit Hanukah Event in Moscow

Participants witnessed a light show, took part in fun competitions and enjoyed a live concert

Far and Farther: Five Unique Tourist Destinations in Russia

There are hundreds of breath-taking sites in Russia — majestic lakes, impenetrable fortresses, gentle valleys and rugged mountains

Winter Fun at Gorky Park Throughout History

From skating to breaking the ice: a selection of the most vivid pictures from the archive of Russia's main park

Eight Reasons to Visit Vologda This Winter

What to see in the New Year capital of the Russian North

Centre of Slavic Cultures Opens in Moscow

The Margarita Rudomino All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature opened the Centre of Slavic Cultures on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Entry to 87 Moscow Museums to Be Free During Winter Holidays

Some 87 Moscow museums and galleries will offer free admission during the New Year holiday period from Jan. 2 to 8

Maly Theatre Reopens in Moscow

The Maly Theatre in Moscow reopened after five years of restoration work with a performance of Griboyedov’s comedy “Woe from Wit” on Dec. 19

Russia’s Itinerant Masters of Realism

145 years ago, the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg hosted the first exhibit by the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions, also known as the Peredvizhniki

133 UK Tour Operators Selling Trips to Russia

Sergei Korneev, deputy head of Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency, said that 133 British tour operators were offering package tours to Russia

Moscow to Host Antonio Gaudi Exhibition

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art will host an exhibition of works by Catalonian architect Antonio Gaudi in 2017