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The Cold War and the Cold Shoulder for Russia

By Ghia Nodia Thespread ofWestern values andinstitu

It's Hip to Be a Hipster in Russia

By Michele A. Berdy You know them. They are thecool-looking

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Where togo andwhat tosee if you like cinema andlive inMoscow.


Where togo andwhat tosee if you like ballet andlive inMoscow.


Where togo andwhat tosee if you like opera andlive inMoscow.


Where togo andwhat tosee if you like classical music andlive inMoscow.


Where togo andwhat tosee if you like theater andlive inMoscow.


Where togo andwhat tosee if you like gigs andlive inMoscow.


Where togo andwhat tosee if you like exhibits andlive inMoscow.

Real Estate

Moscow's Legendary Hotel Moskva to Reopen

Hotel Moskva, finished atthe height ofStalin's power anddemolished adecade ago under Moscow's construction-hap

Russia's Economic Slump Forces Logistics Firms Into the Regions

As demand fornew warehouse space collapses inMoscow amid Russia's close-to-zero economic growth, logistic firms are floc


Sanctions Cause Leadership Crisis as Foreign Directors Ditch Russian Firms

Western sanctions have forced some foreign directors tostep down or curb their activities onthe boards ofpublicly trade

Russia's Deepening Slump Causes First Drop in Real Wages Since 2009

Intheir first decline forfive years, real wages inRussia fell 1.2 percent inAugust, hollowing out thespending power o

Russia and Abroad

Russia - Germany 2014

Its a challenging time for German and Russian businesses, especially smaller and mid-sized companies. Some had recently localized production in Russia, making long-term commitments to the country. Large investment funds had been looking for prospects in the real estate market. Now some of these investors have put their plans on hold.

Russia - Austria 2014

The Austrian season of culture, which took place in Russia in 2013 and 2014, gave artists from both countries an unprecedented opportunity for creative exchange and joint projects. The cooperation of institutes and artists from all areas of culture expanded far beyond the framework of particular events.

Moscow Times Guides

Pharmaceutical Business & Health Care 2014

A darling of foreign investors, the automobile industry is withering amid the general economic slowdown, but another star, pharmaceuticals, is on the horizon. The value of medicines produced last year increased 13 per cent, compared to the previous year, according to Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov.

Hotels May 2014

Russias hotel and hospitality business is booming with uniquely designed hostelries, updated Soviet chic, more spaces to congregate and celebrate, and summer menus to welcome the warm weather.

Beyond Moscow