Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in the opening ceremony of the monument to World War I heroes at Poklonnaya Gora in Moscow on August 1, the Kremlin press office said
As the temperatures rise, cool off with this review of classic Soviet summer treats
RBTH presents the top achievements made by Russian scientists since 1991
The fantastic collection of color photographs of the Soviet Union from between 1950 and 1958 by Semyon Fridlyand
Mounted Kalmyk archers were instrumental in defeating the French in 1812
Deciphering seven signs traditionally used to convey emotions in Russia
What is the significance of the elements that made up the USSR’s crest?
Once derided as empty ideological genre painting, Soviet realist art is staging a revival
Many Russian words have two or even more different meanings
Back in the 19th century, this unique place was described as "Moscow’s Versailles, the estate that everyone should know and visit"
Russia’s space explorers never embarked on a mission without a gun
The Soviet R-17 has figured in the arsenals of over 30 countries
What are the origins of the symbol of imperial and modern Russia?
For many years the USSR was at the cutting edge of sea mine development
Director's films were forbidden fruit for many years in Russia
Paying tribute to the Nobel-winning Soviet scientist who defied Stalin
Diana Vishneva, Ulyana Lopatkina, Svetlana Zakharova and other prima ballerinas might not be so successful unless their superb education
Tyrant Ivan the Terrible was radical both in his politics and his cuisine. Reformer Peter the Great never ate fish. RBTH explores curious facts in Russia's gastronomic history
A wooden chapel was built without a single nail in one day in Kolomenskoye park during the Russian Field Slavic Culture Festival