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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: The Man Who Created Cheka

22 Apr 2014

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Lenin (22/04/1870 - 21/01/1924) is certainly one of the most famous personalities and the most important in the history of the twentieth century and the history of Russia. ...
22 Apr 2014

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A Walk in a Park: The Kolomenskoye Museum​ Kolomenskoye museum is surrounded by a park and an ancient village with several Orthodox churches. It is located 10 km in the south ...
21 Apr 2014

Easter is the most important celebration of Christendom. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. In principle, this is the ...
17 Apr 2014

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Like in any big city, Moscow Traffic Jam is an experience of its own. Moscow is mired in daily traffic. This is a real problem, since every day, thousands of users spend ...
11 Apr 2014

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There is no doubt, that these two cities are the heart of Russia, both culturally and historically. It is also true that when the rest of the world refers to Russia, we talk ...
11 Apr 2014

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Numerous Moscow Districts only add to the charm this lady possesses. For its size, it is not difficult to imagine that Moscow has a large number of districts (районы) ! ...
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 ...
25 Mar 2014

President Vladimir Putin has launched a programme to improve the physical fitness of Russians all across the country! The programme, similar to an old Soviet-era plan ...
21 Mar 2014

Mikhail Lermontov, born the 15th of October 1814, is to be celebrated today, on World Poetry Day, with readings of his very romantic and popular poems. This is in honour of ...
05 Mar 2014

International Women's Day (Междунаро́дный же́нский день) is coming up this weekend! Celebrated on the 8th of March, this national holiday is a political celebration to ...
03 Mar 2014

The city was full of life and character this weekend, as the population came together to celebrate Maslenitsa (Ма́сленица), the end of winter and the beginning of ...
26 Feb 2014

A Walking Route: Literary Tour of Moscow One is obliged to take a literary tour around Moscow. It's no surprise to anyone that some of the best literature in the world ...