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03.03.2016

The Bolshoi Theatre

The State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of Russia or simply the Bolshoi Theatre has been a symbol of Moscow for centuries, as famous as the […]
03.03.2016

The State Historical Museum of Moscow

Идея организовать музей, который был бы не только хранителем исторических ценностей, но и научным историческим центром, возникла ещё в первой половине XIX века (the idea to […]
16.02.2016

Arseny Morozov Mansion

Особняк Арсения Морозова – уникальный образец неомавританского стиля. (the Arseny Morozov Mansion is a unique work of architecture of moorish revival style). This amazing building is […]
08.02.2016

Graffiti on Moscow Streets

Граффити (Graffiti) is a form of expression using lettering and painting on properties, usually without the owner’s consent. It has existed since ancient time and is […]
01.02.2016

The Red October Factory

The history of Красный Октябрь (the Red October factory) is the story of a great commercial success. The story begins in 1851, when Teodore Ferdinand von […]
29.01.2016

The Origin of Moscow Street names (part 2)

You can read the first part of our article about the origin of Moscow street names. Many streets of Moscow got their name from old settlements […]
29.01.2016

The Origin of Moscow Street Names (part 1)

The territory of modern Moscow has long been occupied by men. In Shchukin, in Lyalov on the Klyazma river, in Davydkov, on the river Setun, in […]
27.01.2016

Moscow Legend: Novodevichy Convent

You can also read the legends of Novodevichy Convent in Russian. Vasily III vowed to build a monastery if he was victorious at the battle of […]
22.01.2016

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 […]
22.01.2016

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 […]