Random Stuff »

[4 Jun 2010]

If the crew succeeds, they will be the first sailors to circle the northern seas by yacht. [More]

Culture and History »

[3 Jun 2010]

What began as a secret Soviet space station in the Kazakh desert soon became famous for launching the first man in space and the first satellite... [More]

Culture and History »

[2 Jun 2010]

The Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) which will take place from June 17th-26th and feature 15 full-length films from 14 different countries. [More]

Culture and History »

[26 May 2010]

Celebrated in Russia and the Ukraine on June 1, International Children’s Day is a holiday honoring minors and small children. [More]

Culture and History »

[24 May 2010]

Also known as Saints Cyril and Methodius Day, this holiday commemorates the creation of the Cyrillic alphabet and the introduction of literacy by the brothers Cyril and Methodius... [More]

Random Stuff »

[19 May 2010]

The studio’s new website, Mosfilm Cinema, currently has over one hundred movies, all of which are subtitled in English and other languages. [More]

Culture and History »

[17 May 2010]

Wonder where you can see lots of beautiful Russian brides in Moscow? The shopping malls of course! GUM, an acronym for Gosudarstvennyi Universal'nyi Magazin (State Department Store), is a huge, historic shopping mall located in Red Square... [More]

Best Places in Ukraine »

[13 May 2010]

If you’re planning to visit some beautiful Russian brides in the 400 year old city of Saratov, one of your best lodging options is the large and recently renovated Hotel Slovakia. The amazing view from the balcony is just one of the fabulous features… [More]

Culture and History »

[13 May 2010]

The Russian word “banya” usually refers to the Russian type of sauna, but it can also mean any type of steam bath. Banyas can be big or small, but they typically have three rooms or areas: a steam room, a washing room, and an entrance room. [More]

Culture and History »

[11 May 2010]

With several months of preparation and thousands of troops involved, the parade on Red Square for the 65th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War was a great success and huge spectacle... [More]

Sports and Politics »

[10 May 2010]

Despite the efforts of environmental groups, an old paper mill on the banks of Lake Baikal has re-opened, providing jobs to 1,400 local residents. [More]