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5 surprising facts about Russia’s cultural history 

22 Oct 2019

Russia is simply a fascinating country: Studying its long and diverse history and its rich culture makes us understand the country and its people better. However, neither in ...
21 Oct 2019

Russian winter is coming, and so are colds, tonsillitis and flu. But don’t be scared! Russians have the best solutions for these problems, and they mostly come from nature. ...
18 Sep 2019

Veliky Novgorod is known as a cradle of Ancient Russia. It was founded during the 10th century, which makes it one of the oldest cities in Russia. The city is situated between ...
23 Aug 2019

Krasnodar is Russia’s 16th biggest city by population. It is nestled in between Georgia, Ukraine and the Black Sea, in the far south of the country. It is known locally as the ...
14 Aug 2019

On a recent day trip, I rented a car and drove to Priozersk (Приозерск). Priozersk is a small town of around 19,000 people in the Leningrad Oblast region of Russia, roughly ...
08 Aug 2019

If you've spent more than a few minutes on the internet, chances are you have seen a crazy dashcam video from Russia. It seems like it must be a nightmare to drive in Russia. ...
30 Jul 2019

[caption id="attachment_56658" align="alignleft" width="300"] Everything that comes in a shipment of Yandex Chef. Each paper bag has the ingredients for one meal, other than ...
25 Jul 2019

Every weekday Alexei goes home from school in the afternoon, but his day does not end there. Monday is piano, Tuesday is chess, Wednesday is piano, Thursday is dance, and ...
01 Jul 2019

For foreigners curious about Russia, the first place they usually go is to Russian films. Lucky for them, there's a great number of Russian films widely available on the ...
25 Jun 2019

We all know Russia to be vast in size, so it comes as no surprise to notice a great deal of diversity it the types of canines hailing from Russia. Russian dogs were ...
11 Jun 2019

I have always been curious about how Russian student life is like. Is it all as tough and "Soviet-like" as I assume it to be? Late last year, my chance to find out came when ...
30 May 2019

Kazan - in the west hardly known is the beautiful capital of the semi-autonomous Republic of Tatarstan with its more than one million inhabitants after Moscow and St. ...