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Modern Russian films: what to watch

03 Jul 2020

People who interested in Russia and the former Soviet Union have likely seen the classic Soviet-era films already, but I notice that fewer have seen newer, modern Russian ...
31 Oct 2019

Which would be the perfect plan for a Halloween chilly evening? Watching Russian horror films! Although Halloween’s origins are not linked to Russia and the celebration is ...
27 Oct 2016

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I may be harping on a bit about the theatre scene in Moscow, but bear with me whilst I quickly tell you about something important for all theatre freaks in the Russian ...
29 Sep 2016

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Just a stone’s throw from Paveletsky Station is the Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum (Государственный центральный театральный музей имени А. А. Бахрушина). Named for ...
14 Jun 2016

Watching films is a great way to practise your Russian. Even if you keep the subtitles on, you're still getting yourself used to the sounds and flow of the language. It's ...
19 Sep 2015

Learning a new language is tough - learning Russian is tougher. As if studying a new alphabet with 33 letters, which mainly look familiar but have a different meaning is not ...
08 May 2015

The history of Russian cinema can roughly be divided into three distinct periods. First, the imperial era. Second, the soviet era and lastly, the modern era – i.e. Russian ...
10 Sep 2014

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You have a dilemma – you have been working hard in lessons all morning, and now you are trying to decide how best to spend your evening. You’ve exhausted all of the usual ...
08 Jan 2014

If you're looking for something to do on a weekend in Saint Petersburg, then why not check out the city’s unique movie scene? The city actually has quite a few cinemas to ...