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Alexander Sokolov “I am”

Alexander Sokolov (1941-2009) was a Russian sculptor. The Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Petrovka street presented a retrospective of his work called “I am”. His […]

Natalia Nesterova, a Modern Russian Artist

Наталья Нестерова (Natalia Nesterova) was born in 1944, in a family of architects. In 1968, she graduated from the Surikov Institute. And almost immediately, she made […]

Erik Bulatov, Russian Sots-art Artist

Эрик Булатов (Erik Bulatov) русский классик соц-арта (is a classic Russian sots-art artist). He was born in Sverdlovsk in 1933 and now he lives and works […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mashina Vremeni, the Russian rock band that vindicates its name

Mashina Vremeni (Машина времени = Time Machine) is a Russian rock band founded in 1969. Mashina Vremeni was a pioneer of Soviet rock music, and remains one of the oldest […]