Education in Russia

With грамотность (a literacy rate) close to 100%, Russia shows its great concert about образование (education). According to Конституция Российской Федерации (the Constitution of the Russian […]

Tolstoy’s Educational System

Besides being one of the world’s greatest novelists…

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 […]

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 […]

Tsarskoye Selo is Our True Home (part 1)

October 19 is a date that every Russian remembers from his school days. On that day, 200 years ago exactly, the Lyceum opened, an establishment from […]

The Russian Santa Claus – Дед Мороз и Снегурочка

Дед Мороз (Ded Moroz) is the Russian Santa Claus. Its name means “Grandpa Frost” but is commonly translated by “Father Frost”. As his western colleague, he […]