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20 Aug
2013

The Alexander Nevsky Monastery (Александро-Невская лавра) is located at the heart of St. Petersburg, just at the end of Nevsky Prospect. As many other things in the city, the the idea of the ...

14 Aug
2013

After the mixed up Times of Troubles following the death of Ivan IV, a spark of hope came from the ascension to the Russian throne of Mikhail Romanov (Михаил Романов) in 1613. This event ...

12 Aug
2013

The Kunstkamera (Кунсткамера) is Russia’s first museum ever, established by Peter The Great at the start of the 18th century. It is the home to Peter The Great Museum of Anthropology and ...

09 Aug
2013

Russia has always been famous for its circus art. Many theatrical and movie directors were inspired by the circus for their works. For instance, Vsevolod Meyerhold (Всеволод Мейерхольд) ...

08 Aug
2013

If you are curious about Russian literature and want to test your knowledge of Russian, we suggest you to see a performance of Bulgakov’s masterpiece, “The Master and Margarita” (Мастер и ...

06 Aug
2013

Calling all art lovers in St. Petersburg! If you have already visited the Hermitage (Эрмитаж) and the Russian Museum (Русский музей), it’s time to cross the bridge over to Vasilyevsky Island ...

03 Apr
2013

On April 1st I visited the State Memorial Museum of the Defence and Siege of Leningrad. The name on the outside of the building remains the outdated Музей Обороны Ленинграда (The Leningrad ...

11 Mar
2013

Happy Maslenitsa!
Maslenitsa (or Pancake Week) is a Russian religious and folk festival that celebrates the end of the winter and the start of spring. It is a festival of hope and ...

04 Feb
2008

Topics can be related to classroom experience but can go even further. We are interested in your authentic comments on Russia, St.Petersburg, Moscow, your accommodation, your advices to other ...