Alexei Pospelov takes us along on the New Year's tour of a modern day Ded Moroz (Russia's equivalent of Santa Claus).
This time of year, many Russians pine for the calmer, friendlier New Year's celebrations of decades past, and struggle to preserve family holiday traditions
This headstrong romantic from a long line of artists was Russia's first painter of world renown. Semyon Ekshtut traces Bryullov's life and art on the occasion of the painter's centenary.
Masha Makarova is one of Russia's hottest young pop stars. So what do Ireland and Iceland have to do with it?
It would be fascinating—if it were not so scary—to watch how fast Russians have fallen in line to support their new prime minister, Vladimir Putin.
Dates and anniversaries of note.
Readers comment and correct.
The latest from the travel front.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
The language of painting and the visual arts.
In this, the first of a six part series where we trek east across Siberia, William Brumfield gives us a tour of Europe's Easternmost Town: Perm. Also includes a long sidebar on Khokhlovka.
Russians honor fish in their cuisine, from the mundane herring to the noble salmon and herring. In this issue we feature Pan Roasted Sturgeon.
We review three books: PU-239 and other Russian Fantasies, Russia Abroad, and The Crime of Olga Arbyelina, and a CD: The Golden Age of the Russian Guitar.
Some ruminations on how Russians choose to spend their birthdays.
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