Arts and Life
Mothers & Daughters
Arts and Life
Articles by Bradley Jardine
'What Keeps Me in Moscow Is the Pace of Life'
Tom Blackwell is the CEO of the EM (Emerging Markets) corporate/strategic communications (PR) firm, which is working to expand Moscow’s business networks...
For Tommy Yang, Moscow is a far cry from Beijing.
Cheaper Than Ever Before: In Moscow, Fierce Competition Between App Providers Is Driving Taxi Fares Down
Within the last three months, the price war escalated between Moscow’s three major app providers — Yandex-Taxi, Gett and Uber, — making the city's...
Young, Hipster and Red: Meet Russia's New Generation of Communists
A new generation of politicians want to modernize Russia's old school Communist party.
After Metro Blast, Racial Profiling Is on the Rise in Russia
The St. Petersburg terror attack is drawing attention to a long-standing problem in Russia: racial profiling
Nine Dead After Explosion Hits St. Petersburg Metro
Nine people have died following an explosion on the St. Petersburg Metro.
Pâté & Co: Paris in the Shade of the Kremlin
A new brasserie south of the river is bringing rustic French cuisine to Russia.
Salumeria: A Feast Fit for an Emperor
A stone’s throw from Patriarch’s Ponds, the restaurateur Uilliam Lamberti and businessman Vladimir Davidi have sought to add yet another touch of Italy...
A Law Unto Himself
U.S. lawyer Thomas Callahan first came to Russia in 2006. He thinks Dostoyevsky is overrated and has no time for expats.
Back in the USSR: Finding Soviet Nostalgia in Moscow
In a fortified nuclear bunker, sixty-five meters below Moscow, a man sits transfixed by a computer console. Its green text informs him of an impending...
Russia's Reptilian Overlords, Satanic Barcodes, and Telepathic Spies
With debates raging over “fake news,” the Western world is getting a fresh look at conspiracy theories and disinformation. In Russia, however, conspiracy...
Penned In: Russian Police Go After Football Hooligans Ahead of World Cup
With 15 months to go until Russia hosts the FIFA World Cup, authorities are stepping up the pressure on violent fans.
Battle for Berlin: Merkel Stands Alone Against Putin
Democracy is “hard work and should not be taken for granted,” U.S. President Barack Obama warned during his farewell visit to Europe. He had reason...
Fear And Trembling In The Baltics
As the world attempts to stabilize itself following the political earthquake of Donald Trump's election, Europe's eastern frontier is bracing itself for...
Moscow Revamps Its Bus System
A small group of commuters stands chattering under the imposing compound that houses the Russian Secret Service, their hot breath seeping into Moscow’s...
From Interpol to the Duma: Meet Vladislav Reznik, Russia’s Only ‘Independent’ Deputy
As results trickled in early in the morning of Sep. 19, the appearance of a self-declared “independent” in Russia’s most homogenous parliament ever...