After last fall's terrorist act in a Moscow theater, Russia's Muslim population has come under increased scrutiny and pressure.
For forty million years, it was just tree sap trapped under earth and water. Now it is being transformed into soft gems that will resurrect the famous Amber Room.
Amy Goodpaster Strebe
Marina Raskova, who founded the world's first female aviator corps, has a life story as amazing as the achievements of the corps bearing her name that went on to fight in WWII.
This stark, vivid exhibition of photos and etchings of St. Petersburg offers a fascinating take on the Northern Capital.
From rather inauspicious origins in the Ural mountains, Konstantin Tszyu has gone on to become the world's greatest boxer in his weight class. But he has never lost his perspective.
How does a bimonthly magazine on Russian culture, history and society respond to a gruesome act of terrorism?
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All the news that fits from all across Russia.
The latest from the travel front.
Dates and anniversaries that coincide with this issue.
This year marks the centenary of Soviet physicist Igor Kurchatov, under whose guidance the first Soviet atomic bomb was created.
Dates and anniversaries that coincide with this issue.On January 24, Russian viola player Yuri Bashmet turns 50. Born in Rostov-on-Don in 1953, Bashmet spent his childhood in Lvov, Ukraine, where he began studying music.
January 10 is the centennial of the founder of the Soviet musical comedy, Grigory Alexandrov (his real surname was Mormonenko).
P.C. has an entirely different meaning in Russian and in English.
Sbiten was the drink of choice in Russia long before tea made its appearance.
A review of: Stamp Album, by Andrei Sergeev; Ivan the Terrible, by Robert Payne & Nikita Romanoff; Russia's Virtual Economy, by Clifford G. Gaddy & Barry W. Ickes; The Russian Context, by Eloise M. Boyle & Genevra Gerhart, eds.
The cost of being a foreigner in Russia.
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