Beer is certainly not the first beverage associated with Russia. But, in recent yearsm ales, lagers, porters and stouts have been building a following in the land of vodka.
Magnitogorsk is an unlikely venue for a theatrical revival, but, as author Oksana Voronova reports, that is just what a couple of historical accidents has led to.
Our calendar feature looks at the life and struggles of Marina Tsvetaeva, one of this century's greatest poets.
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During the Soviet years, jam was often called povidlo for ideological reasons. It is even rumored that one government member was given the personal mission of taking the foreign name “dzhem” off the menus of public catering enterprises, replacing it with the more neutral povidlo.
Our travel experts provide helpful tips on driving Russia's roads, the preparations to make and the mistakes to avoid.
A rumination on the waning of Yeltsin's star and the anniversary of the Sputnik satellite.
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