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Arctic Village Joins List of Russia’s Most Beautiful Locales

Kimzha, a village located in the northern part of the Arkhangelsk Region, has been listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Russia

‘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

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

Snack Station

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

Moscow’s First Supermarket

One hundred and sixteen years of Moscow's first and most lavish supermarket, Eliseevsky Store, in photographs

Pushkin Poems Now Available Through Free Online Service

"Ne Zarastyot," a free online service that sends its users several poems by the famed Russian bard Alexander Pushkin every day, is now up and running

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?

​Volga, ​Volga, ​Volga: Where, Why and What for?

One of the longest rivers in the world and the longest in Europe, Volga remains one of the most important water arterias in Russia. But what do we know about it?

It Feels Like Russia

Twenty-two best concepts for the country's tourism brand

Oldest Moscow Street to Be Preserved in Archaeological Museum

Velikaya Street, Moscow’s oldest, has been preserved for the future Zaryadye Park’s archaeological museum

A Window Onto History

The Middle Ages, today: what can you see through the new viewing platforms inside the Moscow Kremlin?

Tretyakov Gallery to Display Byzantine Masterpieces

The new exhibition “Masterpieces of Byzantium” will open in the Tretyakov State Gallery on Feb. 8

À La Izba and Faux Stone: Wooden Age of Moscow Architecture

Strelka Magazine has dug deep into the archives of the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture and learned the stories of Moscow’s most fascinating wooden buildings

Why Your Next Holiday Should Be to Buryatia

There is a place in Russia where llamas speak to Buddhist pilgrims in datsans, where images of dancing goddesses miraculously appear on cliff sides, where underground cave walls are covered with petroglyphic drawings

Tudor Rose Medallion from 16th Century Discovered in Central Moscow

Moscow archaeologists have discovered a 16th-century English medallion during an excavation of the southern part of Zaryadye Park

Russian Advertising Through the Ages

A collection of labels, posters and other publications for different food and drinks sold in Russia from the late 19th century to the mid 1970s

Alexander Chichkin: From Sailor’s Son to Milk King

The story of a millionaire who survived the Russian Revolution

Orchid Museum to Open in Vologda

An orchid museum will open in Vologda this spring, the first of its kind in northwest Russia, Interfax reported

Vyborg Castle, Marble Canyon and Snail Farm: Five Unique Places in Russia

There are hundreds of breath-taking sites in Russia – majestic lakes, impenetrable fortresses, gentle valleys and rugged mountains. Rambler.Travel takes you on a tour of the most fascinating places on the Russian map

Russia’s Grandest Theatre: Past, Present and Future

MOSLENTA teamed up with historians and employees of the Bolshoi Theatre to take a closer look at one of Russia’s most recognised cultural institutions