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Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

In his new book, a Frenchman takes a fresh look at cliches about Russia and Russians

Russian Pot Stew

Something very hot and very Russian to treat yourself amid chilly March weather

British Newspaper Invites Tourists to St.Petersburg, ‘Dazzling’ Cradle of Revolution

The Daily Mail, a British newspaper, has recommended that its readers visit St. Petersburg, the cradle of the 1917 revolution

Russia's Mariinsky Theatre Produces Daft Punk-Themed Ballet

The performance will premiere on Apr. 4 as part of the Mariinsky International Ballet Festival

Rosturizm and Ministry of Agriculture to Create Gastronomic Map of Russia

Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation are developing a gastronomic map of Russia that will be presented this autumn

‘The Monument to Ivan the Terrible Is Like the Monument to Rocky Balboa’

Julian Barnes on travelling across Russia, Tolstoy, the art of the novel, and the meaning of life

Capturing Russia’s Northern Beauty

Why artists and musicians can’t help falling in love with the North Pole

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

‘Ballet Helps to Build Character’

Russian ballerina tells all about ballet companies, touring and dancing as a career

Ten Most Expensive Russian Paintings

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

Russian Diplomats Find Ten Missing Roerich Paintings in Croatia

Employees of the Russian Embassy in Croatia discovered ten missing paintings by the Russian artist Nicholas Roerich in a museum in Zagreb

Nenets, Astronauts and Pavlensky: Russia’s Best Photographs Go on Display

The art project “The Best of Russia” has chosen what it considers the most impressive photographs of 2016

The Region of Mounds and Steppes

Discovering Russia: why you need to visit the Volgograd Region

Hollywood to Produce Movie Based on ‘The Master and Margarita’

Mikhail Bulgakov’s influential Russian novel “The Master and Margarita” will be developed into a feature film

Dog, Rooster or Peasant: What to Rub at Moscow’s Most Superstitious Metro Station

Over the last few years, one of Moscow’s most historic metro stations has acquired numerous legends and superstitions, becoming a sort of a temple of good fortune – even in the age of likes and memes

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

Moscow Libraries Hope to Play Matchmaker on Valentine’s Day

Moscow’s libraries are extending an invitation to all single Muscovites to come and find dates there on Valentine’s Day

Eight Little-Known Facts About Pushkin

His birthplace, his flight from Russia and the lost chapter of Eugene Onegin: what other mysteries surround Russia's greatest poet?

‘I Love You, Moscow!’

Snoop Dogg, Jane Birkin, David Brown and other musicians share their adventures in Moscow

‘Maybe I’ll Get Married in St. Petersburg’

Nicoletta Romanoff: how the great-great-granddaughter of Nicolas I became an Italian jeweler

Ten Days of Silence: Russian Spiritual Retreat

Vipassana, a meditative practice that is becoming increasingly popular in Russia, forces its participants to take a vow of silence for ten days