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Dolce & Gabbana: Beauty is in the Russian DNA

Dolce & Gabbana: Beauty is in the Russian DNA

March 25, 2014 Inna Fedorova, special to RBTH

On a recent visit to Moscow, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana talked with RBTH’s Inna Fedorova about Russian women, their love for beauty and what Russia has common with Italy and how it is different

Russian banyas take New York

Russian banyas take New York

March 23, 2014 Diana Bruk, special to RBTH

RBTH's correspondent visits Russian banyas in New York and shares her impressions on how they stack up to the real thing

Clothes make the man: The role of the uniform in Tsarist Russia

Clothes make the man: The role of the uniform in Tsarist Russia

March 18, 2014 Inna Fedorova, special to RBTH

Nikolai Gogol famously penned “The Overcoat”, the allegorical tale of a petty bureaucrat who loses his social standing. The story symbolizes the role of the formal coat and uniform in Russia, where it was not merely a garment, but a symbol of dedication to one’s country

How to dress like a Russian man

How to dress like a Russian man

February 25, 2014 Inna Fedorova, special to RBTH

From Soviet-era spies wrapped in sheepskin coats and sporting fur hats to leather-jacketed 90s-era gangsters, Russian male fashion doesn’t have the greatest reputation, but things are changing

A new journey for the

A new journey for the "Hedgehog in the Fog"

February 22, 2014 Tatyana Shramchenko, RBTH

The characters of Yury Norshteyn's animated classic "Hedgehog in the Fog" feature in new a collection by the Imperial Porcelain Factory

Anna Karenina’s timeless allure

Anna Karenina’s timeless allure

February 11, 2014 Inna Fedorova, special to RBTH

When it comes to Russian style, the elegant ladies of Tolstoy’s novels spring instantly to mind, and none more so than his tragic heroine Anna Karenina

Visiting Russians at home

Visiting Russians at home

February 2, 2014 Anna Trofimova, RBTH

RBTH has selected the most widespread traditions and stereotypes linked to Russian hospitality

Russian winter hats: Ushanka, kubanka, petushok

Russian winter hats: Ushanka, kubanka, petushok

January 28, 2014 Inna Fedorova, special to RBTH

Russians know winter and cold weather. More importantly, they know how to dress when the wind bites, particularly when it comes to winter headgear

Ziferblat pay-per-minute cafe opens in London

Ziferblat pay-per-minute cafe opens in London

January 17, 2014 The Village

The Russian café network of Ziferblat (Clockface Cafe), where patrons are charged only for the time they spend inside, has opened a branch in London and soon will launch its business in New York

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