Just months after the city was liberated, a legendary football game took place
Daniil Kharms is regarded as one of Russian literature’s foremost satirists, but how do different global audiences react to his sparse absurdist style?
Story of Russia's early space exploration comes to Science Museum
May 24 marks the 110th anniversary of Soviet author Mikhail Sholokhov’s birth. RBTH recalls the most interesting facts about his life and work.
Theodora Clarke offers a glimpse of the forthcoming celebration of art
Russia marks 75th anniversary of Nobel poet's birth
'A Million Voices' beaten to top spot by Sweden's 'Heroes'
Moscow will host the 2016 Asian championship
Japanese culture binds the Russian far eastern island
Test your knowledge of folk beliefs with RBTH’s superstition quiz
Despite its German origins, pork schnitzel was a common dish in Soviet cafeterias
Eclectic British director prepping film set in 19th century
May 18-24: News curiosities selected from the week’s Russian press in 1915
The amazing story of the Soviet football team that dared to beat the Germans
A combination of fate and choice kept Yusitero Nakagawa in Russia
Young singer receives support from former entrants and Moscow police
Retired KGB general pens fond memoir of the man, not the spy
For much of his poetic career, Joseph Brodsky moved between two languages: Russian and English
Russia remembers the heroics of the Penang fishermen
Annual event attracts 800,000 visitors to city’s museums in spite of rain