We visit the town of Murom to examine the resurgence of Christianity in Russia.
The Russian Orthodox Church is not just reviving spiritually, it is also getting back into business. Saint Springs water is a well-funded, successful venture run by the church.
Moscow may not believe in tears, but it definitely believes in laughter. Russian Life’s Mikhail Ivanov takes the occasion of April Fool’s day to look at how the Russian sense of humor has evolved from the Brezhnev years to post-perestroika times.
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All the news that fits from all across Russia.
Religious idioms and phrases in contemporary Russian.
In this modern tale of two cities, we visit a closed Russian city still getting accustomed to the new era, and a poorer town that lives in its shadow. The author's photos of the closed town, Tomsk-7, are believed to be the first of this town widely published in the West.
A special look at the independent traveler's mainstay in getting around town: the taxi. Do's and don'ts.
Russia is such an immense country that no one travel guide can possibly hope to cover it all with distinction and detail. Yet Lonely Planet seems determined to die trying.
Kulich is more than just a tradition at Eastertime, it is the king of the feast. Here is a recipe and some discussion of the dish's history.
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