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‘I Despise Michelangelo’

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

Over 60 Countries Buy Screening Rights for Russian-Made ‘Viking’

Screening rights for the Russian film "Viking" have been sold to over 60 countries, according to a press release from Channel 1

Russian Tourist Attraction Ranked as ‘Dark Tourism’ Top Destination

The web portal Atlas Obscura, specialising in “dark tourism”, has named the top 50 attractions and destinations of 2017

‘Viking’ on Course to Become One of Highest-Grossing Russian Movies Ever

The movie "Viking" has a very good chance of making it onto the list of the highest-grossing Russian films of all time, according to an analyst with Movie Research

Moscow to Offer Free Guided Tours on Arbat Street

Free guided tours around the district will be conducted along the Arbat for Muscovites and tourists

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

Secrets of the Soviets

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

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

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

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

Seven Most Beautiful Estates near Moscow

You don't have to fly all the way to Europe to see baroque churches and stately homes

‘Hollywood Producers Have Every Reason to Envy Us’

Actress Khodchenkova on the much-anticipated Russian film “Viking” and on what sets good directors apart from bad ones

Moscow Metro Reopens Historic Cafe

The Buffet No. 11 cafe in the Arbatskaya metro station in Moscow reopened on Dec. 27

The Russian Inventor of the Television

Seventy-six years ago, a Russian immigrant received a patent for the television

Totally Not Top Secret

Where to observe previously top-secret Cold War artifacts in Moscow

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

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

Five Abandoned Ghost Towns in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

As huge cities are expanding and flourishing, some of Russian small towns appear and then fade away, crumbling into dust

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

Putin: Courage, Honor Both Russian Traits

President Vladimir Putin explained what defines the innate character of the Russian people

Eight New Sights of St. Petersburg

Rambler.Travel examines the city's newest sights, all of which appeared in the last three years

‘‘Russianness’ Is Admirable’

The former Director of the US Office of Soviet Union Affairs speaks about Soviet nostalgia and the “Russian world”