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[2 Jul 2013]

Is your Russian honey a movie-lover? Coming soon, she'll get a chance to experience a whole new type of cinema with "four dimensional" offerings that include falling bubbles, rising mist and even specially-chosen scents. [More]

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[13 Jun 2013]

The inaugural exhibition in London's new Gallery for Russian Arts and Designs (GRAD) is called "See USSR" and consists of 1930s travel posters... [More]

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[12 Jun 2013]

June 12 is a national holiday in Russia, commemorating the Declaration of State Sovereignty in 1990. Here are some of the things going on around the country… [More]

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[6 Jun 2013]

Originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov in the Soviet Union, the hugely popular game Tetris was released on June 6, 1984... [More]

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[20 May 2013]

Are you a movie-lover? Check out the current popular films in Russia and Ukraine to see which titles your FSU sweetie might have recently seen. [More]

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[30 Apr 2013]

A Russian billionaire has purchased the book and plans to display it in Moscow and Monaco. [More]

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[10 Jan 2013]

Increase your understanding of spoken Russian by watching the simple-to-follow Russian cartoons in this post. [More]

Culture and History »

[21 Dec 2012]

Faced with trouble finding qualified recruits, Russian officials are considered extending mandatory military service to include women as well as men. [More]

Culture and History »

[19 Dec 2012]

Russian and Ukrainian culture can be found all over the world so gentlemen can often sample the sights, sounds, and cuisines in their very own cities… [More]

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[6 Dec 2012]

Our Russian language series continues. A little politeness goes a long way when you are navigating a foreign country and culture. Words and phrases like "please" and "thank you" can help make everything go more smoothly. [More]

Culture and History »

[29 Nov 2012]

Czar vs tsar: ever wonder there were two different spellings? Learn how this came about, and which is the more correct spelling. [More]