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[18 Feb 2010]

Lying across the delta of the Neva River, the city of St. Petersburg is built on hundreds of islands. Bridges are an essential part of this beautiful city… [More]

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[15 Feb 2010]

Although it started off small and was even on the verge of closing down a few times, today the Moscow Zoo is one of the largest and oldest zoos in Europe. [More]

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[12 Feb 2010]

A classic 1938 musical comedy film has received a technicolor makeover and will be shown on Russian television February 14th... [More]

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[10 Feb 2010]

Hailed as Russia’s greatest poet as well as the founder of modern Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was born in Moscow and published his first poem at the tender age of 15. [More]

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[4 Feb 2010]

While some Russian brides enjoy one single name day, others get to celebrate several times throughout the year! Show these ladies your appreciation for Russian culture by remembering these special dates... [More]

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[29 Jan 2010]

Feodor III was disabled as an infant, however he overcame his challenges and made some significant strides in Russian history. [More]

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[27 Jan 2010]

The fountains in Russia’s capital were once an important source of clean drinking water. Today there are over 270 beautiful and unique fountains decorating the city’s squares and parks. [More]

Culture and History, Pictorials »

[25 Jan 2010]

Today, Russian women named Tatyana celebrate their name day. Also, the Moscow State University was founded on this day back in 1755 so it is Student’s Day. [More]

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[22 Jan 2010]

In the center of historic Moscow is a famous pedestrian street which caters to tourists. Experience Russian culture with a stroll down Arbat Street with a beautiful Russian bride by your side... [More]

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[19 Jan 2010]

Today many are celebrating the Russian Orthodox holiday of Epiphany. Ceremonies began last night with some brave believers plunging into icy rivers... [More]

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[13 Jan 2010]

January 13 marks the "Old New Year" for the Russian Orthodox Church and also signals the end of the winter celebrations. [More]