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Communal Palaces of St. Petersburg

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

A Window Onto History

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

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

International Lace Festival to Be Held in Russia’s Vologda

Third international lace festival “Vita Lace” will take place in Russian town of Vologda from June 22 to 25

Capital of Russian Golden Ring

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

French Designers Rediscover ‘Russian Leather’

French luxury brand Moynat will use so-called “Russian leather” in its 2017 collection

Best Item in Russian History: Samovar-Rooster

Russians recognised a samovar that features details in a form of rooster’s head, legs and tail as the best item in the country’s history

‘It All Began With a Dinner at a Restaurant’

President of the International Centre of Wine and Gastronomy on his plans for the global expansion of Russian cuisine

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

Floating Museum to Open in Moscow

One of the boats in the Moscow river fleet will be converted into an interactive exhibition and excursion area

Ten Reasons to Visit the Moscow Cosmonautics Museum

Check out our list of things to do there, then come and experience it first-hand

Gagarintown

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?

Russian Artist Creates Venus de Milo from Scraps of Ads

An unusual incarnation of the ancient goddess appeared on a façade in central Moscow

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

Scientists Discover Russia’s Oldest Temple

An ancient Phanagoria dig in the Temryuk region of Krasnodar has uncovered Russia’s oldest temple

What Is Hidden Below the Surface?

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

Moscow’s Seven Sisters: Ten Myths and Facts

Fascinating facts about the Stalinist skyscrapers (aka the Seven Sisters) in Moscow

Soviet Polar Observatory to Welcome First Visitors

The polar station on Franz Josef Land will be open for public, the Lenta.ru news website reported on Monday, March 27

Russia’s Gorokhovets Town Added to UNESCO List

The town of Gorokhovets in Russia’s Vladimir region was included in the preliminary list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites

The Road to the North-West

Where to go and what to see in the Pskov region