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‘Urban’ Is Taken More As Format for Design Than Genre of Design

Excerpt from Benjamin Bratton’s new essay on what makes the norms really new

Russia’s Most Well-Read Region Announced

The Voronezh Region has won the title of Russia’s Literary Flagship in the recent nation-wide Most Reading Region competition

Great, Powerful, Cynical: Why Americans Love Russian Language

Three students from United States talk about phonetic roughness of the Russian language, the horror of vinaigrette and omnipresent Mr. Putin

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

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

Russia’s most renowned poet will be perpetuated in Copenhagen

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?

Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

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

Moscow City Library Branch Opens at the North Pole

The first northernmost library has been opened for border guards and scientific explorers on Franz Josef Land

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

Biblionight to Take Place in Moscow

Biblionight, an annual literary festival, takes place in Moscow on Apr. 22, with Triumfalnaya Square being the event’s main venue

George Martin to Attend Fantasy Festival in St. Petersburg

George R.R. Martin, an American novelist and screenwriter, is going to become the honorary guest at the St. Petersburg Fantasy Assembly 2017

Russians Name Most Eminent National Authors

A survey, carried out on the World Writers Day, asked 1,600 Russians to name the greatest writers from amongst their fellow countrymen.

Dali’s Works from Monaco Gallery on Display in Moscow

This weekend, illustrations for “Alice in Wonderland” by surrealist Salvador Dali from the Maison D'Art gallery in Monaco will be presented for the first time in Moscow

Russians List Reasons to Be Proud of Their Country

Glorious victory in the Second World War, space exploration and literature are the pillars of Russian patriotism, the poll revealed

‘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

Survey: Russians Read More E-Books and Listen to More Classical Music than US, UK and Others

PayPal payment platform conducted a sociological survey to discover the habits and peculiarities of digital content users in ten different countries

Til Schweiger to Star in Film Based on ‘Crime and Punishment’

German actor Til Schweiger will star in a film based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel "Crime and Punishment”

Library Opens on Moscow-Helsinki ‘Tolstoy’ Train

A library with contemporary Russian and Finnish literature opened on the Lev Tolstoy train that travels between Moscow and Helsinki

British Students Animate Russian Classics

Students from London’s Kingston University have created several animated trailers for classic Russian novels in anticipation of their republishing in the UK

Moscow to Host Master Class from Creators of 'Sherlock' Series

The event will be held at the DI Telegraph co-working space on Jan. 16

Moscow Through the Eyes of Invincible Comic Book Superheroes

Of course Superman, who is almost 100 years old, and some other characters of popular comic books visited Russia – we investigated several stories set in Moscow

Dolph Lundgren Reads Chekhov and Shakespeare

Deep down in their heart, every action movie star dreams of playing a dramatic role