#heritage

Passions of 18th-Century Russian City Residents

The passions, pleasures and vices common to the residents of a small Russian city moving from a traditional way of life towards a European one

Russian Museums to Get Augmented Reality App

Users will be able to get instant information about any work of art just by using a new app

With Paint and Brush

Unknown shots of the Great Patriotic War through the prism of Soviet retouch

Post-Industrial: Moscow Factories Gain a New Lease of Life

A selection of numerous Moscow factories and plants that have now become home to business centres, lofts and museums

Official Recipe of ‘St. Petersburg Coffee’ Revealed

A trademark recipe for a local coffee drink was elaborated and approved in Russia’s St. Petersburg

Neolithic Tools Discovered in Central Moscow

A stone cutter dating back to 5 or 7 thousand years was found during excavations in Moscow Sretenka district

Soon-to-Be on UNESCO List: Gorokhovets, 17th-Century Monotown

How it turned out that the centre of Gorokhovets in 2017 looks exactly like it did in the time of Peter the Great

Orchid Museum Opens in Russia's Vologda

An orchid museum opened in Vologda this month, the first of its kind in northwest Russia, Interfax reported

Moscow Museums to Offer Free Admission Every Third Sunday of the Month

Several dozen museums in Moscow, including memorial apartments, will offer free admission every third Sunday of each month

British Publication Includes Karelia, Arkhangelsk in List of World’s Top Tourist Destinations

A cultural and educational tour to northwest Russia is one of the top 50 trips of this kind for 2017

Russian Art Sales Week Kicks Off in London

The capital of Great Britain hosts the “Russian Art Sales Week"

Ninety-five Years of Moscow Shukhov Tower

From the avant-garde early years of Shabolovka to the mid-life crisis

‘I Despise Michelangelo’

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

Statue of Russia’s Greatest Poet Alexander Pushkin to Be Revealed in Copenhagen

Russia’s most renowned poet will be perpetuated in Copenhagen

Russian Jewelers Honour Grace Kelly with Diamond Bracelets

Moscow Jewelry Factory has released a new collection entitled “Grace”

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?

Moscow’s Avant-Garde Architecture Collated on One Map

The Lithuanian design studio Baklažanas have created a map listing the pre-eminent Constructivist architectural sites located around Russia’s capital city

Archaeologists Dug Into Two Ancient Temples in Russia’s Tver

Archaeologists have discovered the foundations of two temples from the early 15th century during excavations on the Zheltikov monastery

Rendezvous with Russian History

Where a traveller can get in touch with the spirit of ancient Russia

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Wooden Pavement in Moscow

Archaeologists have uncovered a wooden pavement of 17-18th centuries on Bolshaya Lubyanka street in central Moscow

Russia Creates First Digital Map of Archeological Sites

Scientists working at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Archaeology have successfully developed and launched “Archeological Sites of Russia”

Snack Station

What the legendary retro-canteen inside the Moscow Metro is really like