A White Crow and a Latvian Legend

22 May 2023

Much like literature and film, Russian theatre is extremely fertile ground for both research and writing, and so, in order to retain a sense of scope and ground my writing ...
10 Aug 2016

Last week I decided to attend a ballet - "the Nutcracker", accompanied by a friend of mine who also studies Russian in Moscow. Although she is a seasoned ballet watcher, this ...
07 May 2014

In this day, May 7th, was born one of the world known composers: Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 in  Votkinsk and died 6 November 1893 in Saint-Petersburg). Tchaikovsky composed in ...
11 Apr 2014

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Everyone knows what the Bolshoi theatre is, as symbolic for Russia as the Eiffel Tower is for  France or Big Ben for England. Its image is also on the Russian bill of 100 ...