Things worth knowing on the travel front.
All the news that is fit to print, including notes on art, the environment, clocks and monuments.
Quotes, quips and asides spoken by those in the know (and not).
On the preemptive shutdown of a ballet directed by Krill Serebennikov, who, subsequent to this issue going to press, was arrested on trumped up charges of financial fraud.
A look at a lesser-known folk craft style with prerevolutionary roots and a whimsical, musical bent.
In a Washington DC suburb, a retired diplomat and self-professed Russophile has collected a treasure-trove of pre-revolutionary Russian delights.
On St. Petersburg’s Revolution Highway there is a museum devoted to collecting and preserving the elusive and controversial art forms of graffiti and street art.
Bob Blaisdell reviews Other Russias, an album of images and impressions of ordinary, unconnected Russian citizens who have unexpectedly found themselves activists.
A decade before the fall of tsarism, a little-known auction was held to sell off some of the crown jewels. Was it rigged?
Today marks the 185th birthday of the artist Ivan Shishkin, whose paintings evoke Russia's beauty and vastness. With a nickname like "Forest Tsar," his trees must be good.
A tour of ten distinctive Moscow monuments that goes a long way to summarizing the state of the art in Russia today.
Leading lights (and some not so leading) clash over the scope of government interference in the arts.
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