Kommunalki in St.Petersburg

There are various kommunalki in St.Petersburg. Коммуналки, kommunalki or communal apartments, began to develop after the 1917 revolution. Communal apartments are shared apartments in city centers, often shared between roughly 5 families. Each family would have the government assign them a room in an apartment, the size of which was determined by the number of people… Continue reading

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Moscow Cats Theatre

You love cats, and you love theatre, but did you ever think you could combine the two for an awesome night out? Thanks to the Moscow Cats Theatre, this dream is a reality! 120 cats perform, walking tightropes and performing stunts, to the delight of children and adults alike! The theatre was founded by Yuri… Continue reading

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National Flag Day!

Today Russia celebrates its National Flag Day! While it is not a day off, special events will be hosted in many Russian cities. Saint Petersburg dwellers, for instance, will be able to attend a free concert on Palace Square, a military parade and an acrobatic air show by the “Russian Knights” stunt pilots. On August… Continue reading

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