What is the significance of the elements that made up the USSR’s crest?
What are the origins of the symbol of imperial and modern Russia?
A well preserved skeleton of a dinosaur, presumably more than 120 million years old, has been discovered at the Shestakovsky excavation site in the Kemerovo region
The Lion House is a private provincial museum with an unusual story
Kashaya Indians explore their unique ties with Russia through visits
Russian Orthodox monasteries in the U.S. give visitors a taste of a more mystical life
Belief in many faeries and spirits from pre-Christian times remains strong
The operation concealed political machinations in East and West
D-Day veterans were the guests of honour on board HMS Belfast
Back in history: Russia's role in the success of Operation Overlord
Prestigious Ushakov medals awarded to 19 British servicemen who risked lives to keep ally Russia supplied
The great Russian author threw a spotlight on the issue of nationalism back in 1968
The U.S. bought the territory for just $7.2 million – but what was behind the sale?
Vorkuta and Salekhard show two very different faces of the region
What stories of decadence and Stalinist terror does Moscow’s famous building conceal?
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
Gzhel is the heart of one of Russia's traditional centers for ceramics
RBTH traces the Cossacks' history since 1914, in Russia and abroad
The interest of Muscovites in all things American can be found in sites all around the city
Hundreds of Russian churches are now spending their last days of a centuries-old history. RBTH reports on the difficulties facing restorers of Russian churches