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The Last Address of Alexander Drevin
On Sunday a plaque went up on the apartment house that was the Last Address of a great avant-garde painter.
On This Day: April 22, 1899
Nabokov had a lasting influence on generations of writers all around the world.
Vintage Tram Cars Parade Down Moscow’s Streets
The event marked the 120-year anniversary of the Moscow tram service’s opening.
Into the Frying Pan: 9 Top Russian Cookbooks
What better way to spend the weekend than reading about, cooking and eating great Russian food?
Stanislavsky's Method Lives On
Why would a British acting student come to Moscow to study? It's all about the method.
Moscow's Monuments Get a Spring Shower
The capital's famous monuments need a solid scrubbing to clean off the winter dirt.
Russian Photographer Shoots Moscow With Blade Runner Aesthetics
Konstantin Vikhrov's work captures the bright but bleak side of Moscow by night.
Celebrate Theater in Peremilovo
Come see quirky paintings of zany villagers putting on nutty plays.
On This Day: Vladimir Lenin Arrives at the Finland Station
Vladimir Lenin standing on an armored train car is one of the iconic images of the 20th century.
On This Day: On April 15, 1949 Singer Alla Pugacheva Was Born
Russia's musical, theatrical, cinematic, and celebrity icon is celebrating a big birthday.
On This Day: April 13, 1990
April 13 is Katyn Memorial Day, commemorating the nearly 22,000 Poles killed in the forest near Smolensk.
'Stalingrad' by Vasily Grossman
Here's an excerpt of a long-awaited new translation of Grossman's prequel to "Life and Fate" that comes out in June.
St. Petersburg Arts
Explore “Life After Life” in St. Petersburg
A show of brilliant Russian artists on death and immortality at the St. Petersburg Manege might be worth a weekend trip.
On This Day: Yury Gagarin Orbits Earth on Vostok 1
Where Chinese Diners Eat in Moscow
Which are the best Chinese restaurants in Moscow? We asked our Chinese friends.
On This Day: ‘Spartacus’ by Yury Grigorovich at The Bolshoi
This iconic ballet can still be seen at the Bolshoi.
All Too Human
Our philosopher-art critic Aaron Wendland helps you make your way through the School of London exhibit.
Can Museums Be Friends When Their Countries Are Not?
How does a Russian museum bring art from a British museum during a time of political conflicts? Patiently.
Run Out Winter's Kinks
More Russians are into running, and this weekend they launch the 2019 race season.
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