In 1697, Peter the Great made history as the first Russian Tsar ever to cross his country's borders. Traveling incognito, Peter visited Holland and England to master the arts of shipbuilding and navigation. What he learned there revolutionized Russia.
Svetlana Protasova's one wish in life is to fly Russian MiGs. Sergei Babichev tells the story of her courage in pursuit of that goal.
Readers comment and correct.
The latest from the travel front.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
For the past 28 years, Gary and Monica Westcott have been circling the globe as the Turtle Expedition. In the winter of 1996, they began a 16,000 mile drive across Russia, from Magadan in the East to Karelia in the West. Gary Westcott narrates this first installment in their amazing adventure.
What does it mean for an Orthodox believer to fast?
A review of Resurrection, by David Remnick, and The Agony of the Russian Idea, by Tim McDaniel, and a consideration of Russia's attempt to define and embrace a new National Idea.
The language and etiquette of gift-giving.
The pluses and minuses of taking a cruise in Russia, with listings of major cruise travel providers.
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