From politics and sports to stats and quotable quotes.
A look at Putin's recent divorce announcement, Russia attitudes toward divorce, and how the capital is coping with the imposition of paid parking in the center.
Having waged campaigns against street protesters and foreign-funded NGOs, the Kremlin is apparently worried about other forms of independent thought, namely researchers and intellectuals who value scientific merit above political needs.
Vladimir Etush, a renowned actor at the Vakhtangov Theater, turns 90 on May 6.
A look at the life, death and legacy of oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who recently committed suicide in London.
The January 2013 acid attack on Bolshoi Artistic Director Sergei Filin has cast a dark shadow over the workings of Russia's most esteemed cultural institution.
In response to the US Congress' passage of the Magnitsky Act, Russian legislators are planning a bit of list making of their own.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
On the recent spate of screw-tightening measures by the Russian government.
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America is a land built by immigrants. We researched famous Americans with Russian roots and offer this compilation.
On the occasion of Pushkin's birthday, we offer a post on the challenge of translating his most famous love lyrics, "Я вас любил," with a bonus look at Innokenty Annensky's "Среди миров."
It is a common trope that Russians never smile. Which of course is interpreted to mean they are unfriendly, gloomy, sullen – positively Dostoyevskian. This, of course, is a complete misreading of body language and cultural norms.
On this, the occasion of the great writer's 200th birthday, we offer some links to stories we have published about him over the years, as well as some cool videos. Happy reading and viewing!
An excerpt from Benson Bobrick’s new book, a memoir of his life and work as a writer.
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