The U.S. bought the territory for just $7.2 million – but what was behind the sale?
Outside the little Wartski jewelers’ shop in Mayfair, there is a queue...
Vorkuta and Salekhard show two very different faces of the region
This year’s event will feature concerts, Lermontov readings and a spring ball
A new exhibition explores the cult of personality surrounding Lenin and Stalin
Gabriel Garcia Marquez seen through the memories of translator Sergei Markov
The first Englishman to be ordained as an Orthodox abbot
American journalist from Minneapolis shares her impressions of the ups and downs of living in Moscow
"… With all my strength, I am praying for people on both sides." This line by poet Voloshin has been on the mind of many people in recent weeks, as Ukraine wrestles with an era of confrontation over its future
What stories of decadence and Stalinist terror does Moscow’s famous building conceal?
What connection does this spice cake have with tsars and wedding rites?
The “Golden Age of Russian Avant-Garde” has opened in the Moscow Manezh
A British advertiser talks about life in Russia’s capital
Russian designers are producing clothing for physically challenged people
Russia’s most successful sailing team continues to go from strength to strength
Sex and death preoccupy this novelist, whose greatest work, mystical novel «Shatuny», is finally available in English, under the title “The Sublimes”
The whole world has heard of jeweler Carl Fabergé. Yet the 19th century produced many other talented jewelers in Russia, and though they are not household names, their works are no less valuable
Visitors of the London Book Fair talked about their love for Russian literature
British interest sparked by tales of the Kremlin and the end of history
The Russian actor talks about his role in the hit series Game of Thrones