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Mikhail Lomonosov, a Short Biography

You can read the Biography of M. Lomonosov in the original Russian version. His childhood Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov, scholar and lexicographer, founder of the Moscow State […]

Students Day in Russia

Despise the frost and the snow, January is a month full of joyful evens in Russia. After New Year, Christmas and the Orthodox New Year (according […]

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

“Москва слезам не верит” (Moscow does not believe in tears) won an Academy award for the Best Foreign Language Film in 1980. It was directed by […]

The Pokrovsky Gate

Покровские ворота (The Pokrovsky Gate) is a romantic comedy produced by Mosfilm and shot in 1982 by Леонид Зорин (Leonid Zorin). The action takes place mainly […]

Moscow Legends: The Menshikov Tower

Церковь Архангела Гавриила (the church of the Archangel Gabriel), better know as Меньшикова Башня (the Menshikov Tower), stands not far from the metro station Чистые Пруды […]

Moscow Legends: The House of Beria

По адресу Малая Никитская, дом 28/1 находится один из самых известных домов в Москве (on Malaya Nikitskaya, 28/1 is one of the most famous buildings in […]

The Sorcerer of Kolomenskoe

Park Kolomenskoe is one of the most fascinating place in Moscow. And at the same time one of the most mysterious. Back in the 17th century, […]

Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve

Kolomenskoe Park is a short metro ride from the centre of Moscow. It is situated high over the bank of the Moskva river, in a beautiful […]

Moscow Legends: The French Embassy

In 1883, Nikolai Igumnov, a famous industrialist decided to build his mansion on the Bolshaya Yakimanka. This choice surprised everyone as it was not among the […]

Moscow Legends: Pashkov House

“На закате солнца высоко над городом на каменной террасе одного из самых красивых зданий Москвы находились двое: Воланд и Азазелло. Снизу их никто не мог видеть, […]