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19.02.2016

Two Capitals, Two Languages

Moscow and St. Petersburg это две стороны одной медали, два города, олицетворяющих Россию (are like two sides on a coin, two cities, symbolizing Russia). Moscow is […]
17.02.2016

The Boyars’Beards

Two boyars of the name of Buynosov and Kurnosov lived in Moscow. Their names have been famous for several generations already, their houses were beautiful and […]
17.02.2016

Education and Culture under Peter the Great

Education under Peter the Great Peter the Great основал Высшую морскую школу (founded the Naval Cadet Corps.), which later стала Морской академией (became the Naval Academy) […]
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 […]
16.02.2016

Zurab Tsereteli’s Work of Art

Зураб Константинович Церетели (Zurab Konstantinovich Tsereteli) Georgian-Russian painter, sculptor and architect, was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1934. He is now President of the Russian Academy […]
16.02.2016

Krylov’s fables

Иван Андреевич Крылов (Ivan Andreevich Krylov, 1769-1844), the most famous Russian fabulist, keeping a fatherly eye on the twelve metal relief sculptures representing a small part […]
16.02.2016

Garri Bardin, Grey Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood

Its author, Garri Bardin was born in 1941 in Orenbourg. He studied acting at the School-Studio of Mkhat before joining the cast of the Drama Theatre […]
15.02.2016

Million Scarlet Roses

Алла Пугачёва (Alla Pugacheva) is one of the most beloved singer in Russia. She started her carrier in the 1970s and put an end to it […]
15.02.2016

The Language of Flowers in Russia

Offering flowers is the best way to express one’s warm feelings, gratitude or congratulations. However, there are several ethical canons in Russia that we got used […]
10.02.2016

Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum (part 2)

Here you can read the first part of our article about Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum. Here there was a remarkable fraternity, here Pushkin found his best friends […]
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