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Russian Dishes Which Scare Foreign Chefs

Can someone who grew up on sushi, pizza or pasta genuinely like Herring under Fur Coat or Veal Orlov?

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

Official Recipe of ‘St. Petersburg Coffee’ Revealed

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

Competing with Nature

How Russia’s indigenous peoples move around

Russian Vinaigrette

Russians’ favourite crimson appetizer

Moscow to Jam with Sweet Treats Festival this Summer

This summer, a traditional Moscow festival devoted to jam and ice cream will be combined in one “Sweet Summer”

Tanks, Soldiers Deployed to Red Square for Victory Day Parade

Today, Russia and post-Soviet republics marked the 72nd anniversary of USSR’s victory in the Great Patriotic War with large-scale parades, concerts and festivities

Retro Steam Train Tours to Pskov and Novgorod

Refurbished 19th-century steam trains are to start historic two day tours in a bid to boost tourism in Russia’s north-west

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

French Designers Rediscover ‘Russian Leather’

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

Iran to Buy Pancakes From Russia's Ryazan

“Lina,” a manufacturer of frozen semi-finished products from Ryazan, may begin deliveries of thick and thin pancakes to Iran

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

A Three-Metre-Tall Felt Boot Installed in St. Petersburg

A huge felt boot, or valenok, appeared on the Solyanoy Lane in central, the local nespaper Fontanka reported Tuesday

Kholodets: Weirdly Tasty Russian Meat Jelly Appetiser

Considered a delicacy, this Russian traditional appetiser is actually just boiled pieces of meat in aspic

'Russian Women Have a Penchant for Foreigners'

Russia through the eyes of a foreigner in the 17th century

From Russia with Love: Food Russians Miss Most when Living Abroad

There is no nostalgia more powerful than the one Russians feel for food

Bolshoi Theatre Celebrates 241st Birthday

One of Moscow’s most iconic landmarks, the Bolshoi Theatre, turned 241 on Tuesday

The Devil in Disguise

Americans, Europeans and other foreigners on Russia and Russians

Russian Matryoshka Doll Inspires Creators of Stylish Kitchen Gadget

If someone had to name one souvenir that foreigners typically buy in Russia, it would most likely be the matryoshka

Poll: Over 80% of Russians are Happy

According to an opinion poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), the overwhelming majority of Russians (81%) feel happy

Russian Pot Stew

Something very hot and very Russian to treat yourself amid chilly March weather