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The Barber of Siberia

Никита Михалков (Nikita Mikhalkov) is a famous Russian film director, probably one of the best known one outside our country. His prestige allowed him to shoot […]

Kostroma and Ipatiev Monastery

It is possible to go from Yaroslavl to Kostroma by train, by bus or by boat. Город стоит на месте слияния Волги с рекой Кострома (the […]

Ivanovo, the Textile capital of Russia

Although Иваново (Ivanovo) is not as prestigious as other cities of Золотое кольцо (the Golden Ring), it is still worth a stop. Ivanovo is шутливо называют […]

Mikhail Lermontov (part 2)

The 1st part of our article relates the chilhood and the youth of the great poet, Mikhail Lermontov. Read now his tragic destiny. You can also […]

Mikhail Lermontov (Part 1)

It’s common knowledge that words possess boundless power that actually controls humanity and kneads our history. The distinctive flair for matching true words is a special […]

The short i, vowel or consonant (part 2)

In the first part of this article we explained you that in Russian alphabet, the letter Й (short i) is a strange letter. You can learn more […]

The short i, vowel or consonant (part 1)

Every Russian has studied Russian alphabet at school (in its national version) and wonders: what is complicated and incomprehensible in it? Alphabet, the visit card of […]

Altai Republic – the territory of divine nature

The Republic of Altai (Республика Алтай) is a republic within the Russian Federation, a subject of the Russian Federation, a part of the Siberian Federal District. […]

Lake Baikal, The Pearl of Siberia

Russia occupies one sixth of the land on our planet. Our country is so large that not all Russians can afford to visit at least few […]

Alexander Petrov – the master of reviving painting

Александр Петров (Alexander Petrov) born in 1957, is a Russian animator. After studying art at the State Institute of Cinema and TV, he became the disciple […]