The Moscow Times - Independent News From Russia The Moscow Times offers everything you need to know about Russia: Breaking news, top stories, business, analysis, opinion, multimedia, upcoming cultural events en-us Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:50:23 +0100 600 Get Out of Town! Go to Tula A weekend trip to Tula is just the break you need: art, museums, history, writers and hip hostelries and eateries. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:52:00 +0100 Celebrate Russia On Stage Check out the best in theater from all over Russia. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:28:00 +0100 A Look Back at 155 Years of the Moscow Zoo, in Pictures From baby chimps and hippos to anti-aircraft guns during World War II, the Moscow zoo has had a rich 155-year history. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:32:00 +0100 The Magical Light of Arkhip Kuindzhi You still have time to see this exhibition of one of Russia's greatest 19th-century painters. Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:08:00 +0100 Moscow’s Chinese Pearls Moscow might not have a Chinatown, but it has plenty of Chinese culture. Here are ten of the best. Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:52:00 +0100 New Year, Old New Year and Chinese New Year Is Russia's pivot to the East trickling down to the man and woman on the street? Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:47:00 +0100 'DAU': A Preview Russia's most genre-breaking, revolutionary film project may never be shown in Russia. Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:28:00 +0100 Restoring Repin The Tretyakov Gallery met with journalists to describe the first stage of repairing Repin's "Ivan the Terrible and His Son" after it was attacked. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:22:00 +0100 What's On This Weekend in Moscow Fall to Earth with David Bowie, Lovers, and some guys from Ohio this weekend. Just don't forget your galoshes. Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:01:00 +0100 Not Your Babushka's Museum If you haven't been to Moscow's Decorative Arts Museum in a while, head on over. It's not just folk arts and porcelain. Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:43:00 +0100 Enter the Curious World of Viktor Pivovarov If you loved works by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, continue your stroll through Moscow conceptualist art with Viktor Pivovarov. Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:46:00 +0100 A Daring Theft in a Moscow Museum A man walked into the Tretyakov Gallery and walked out with a million-dollar painting. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:20:00 +0100 David Burliuk Comes Back to Moscow If you haven't seen this amazing show of avant-garde Russian art, poetry and culture, run and see it before it closes on Sunday. Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:02:00 +0100 New Film Fest Opens at Cosmos Theater A new film festival aims to disprove the theory that some films are "not for everyone." Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:18:00 +0100 Students Celebrate Tatiana’s Day Don't be surprised to see hoards of merrymaking students today. It's their national holiday. Fri, 25 Jan 2019 10:10:00 +0100 What's On This Weekend in Moscow How to stay warm this weekend: go to the opera, concerts, and see some great art. Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:48:00 +0100 Cool Moscow Bars These bars boast secret doors, personalized cocktails, and antiques for sale. Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:25:35 +0100 'Women of the Gulag' Shortlisted for Oscar Nomination This year's Oscars might include a first: the first Russian-American woman director to win one. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:50:23 +0100 Pushkin House Book Prize: Let the Reading Begin If you want to read the very best new books about Russia, keep your eye on this space. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:40:48 +0100 St. Petersburg Cultural Getaway If you're looking for a weekend getaway, how about heading north? The arts season is in full swing and the snowy canals and squares are magnificent. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:42:00 +0100 Moscow Hosts First Show of Kahlo and Rivera Step out of the cold into the bright colors of Mexico at this much-anticipated retrospective of Kahlo and Rivera. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:53:28 +0100 What's on This Weekend in Moscow Get back into the swing of things this weekend with concerts, theater and some eye-opening exhibitions. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:46:56 +0100 Mikhail Larionov: A Master Comes Home Step out of the snow and darkness of a Moscow winter and into the light, color and movement of Mikhail Larionov's works Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:43:39 +0100 Lucky Lentils For a Prosperous New Year Russians let you start the new year again this weekend. And here's the lucky dish to celebrate with. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:50:07 +0100 'Freedom Exists' in Yekaterinburg The Yeltsin Center is holding a comprehensive show of works by the non-conformist artist Erik Bulatov. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:41:57 +0100 A Capital of Culture Back to basics -- now that tickets sales and crowds are back to normal, it's time to get some high culture. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:18:42 +0100 ‘Ayka’ Is Still In the Running for an Oscar Another Russian-language film is in the news -- this one an Oscar contender. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:07:56 +0100 A Russian Film Premieres on YouTube These days the place to see a popular new Russian film is at home on your computer. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:56:45 +0100 Get Out of Town Tired of the capital's hum? Head out of town for the day or weekend. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:14:13 +0100 Moscow's Best English Language Bookstores If you have been searching far and wide for English language books, look no further! Here are a few stores where you will find all of your favorite titles. Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:01:11 +0100 Get Outside Now that your New Year's hangover is over and you've eaten your weight in salad Olivier -- it's the perfect time to head outdoors. Wed, 02 Jan 2019 14:49:38 +0100 A New Year's Eve Trip Around Russia — and Into 2019 The celebrations reach Moscow some nine hours after the Far East first rings in the New Year. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 13:26:01 +0100 Shock the Guests on New Year's Eve Still cooking, chopping and fighting over the New Year's menu? Try something old with a new twist. Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:48:35 +0100 What To Do With the Kids Over the Vacation? The winter vacation is all about the kids. Fri, 28 Dec 2018 13:33:57 +0100 On Stage Over the Holidays If you think you're going to relax over the holidays, think again! Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:52:55 +0100 #ChristmasInMoscow Looking for the best spots for your holiday in Moscow photos? Count on us! We found them for you. Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:15:42 +0100 The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Moscow Here are our suggestions for the best vegetarian spots in town. Wed, 26 Dec 2018 13:15:43 +0100 Vatican Museums Host Rare Show of Russian Art A ground-breaking exhibition of Russian spirituality on display at the Vatican Museums for the holiday season. Tue, 25 Dec 2018 14:09:00 +0100 The Joy of Giving Spend a few fun hours remembering the real joy of the season -- helping our community. Tue, 25 Dec 2018 11:38:44 +0100 Inside a Moscow Art Studio Anastasia Potemkina and Aleksei Buldakov, aka Urban Fauna Lab Tue, 25 Dec 2018 10:42:03 +0100 Holiday Shopping From wrapping paper and tinsel to unique gifts for family and friends: there are so many wonderful holiday shopping options to discover in Moscow. Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:42:16 +0100 Holiday Fairs The city is hosting wonderful and whimsical weekend holiday fairs. Stop in to buy gifts and make someone happy. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 12:32:12 +0100 What's On This Weekend in Moscow Take a break from holiday shopping to enjoy some theater, parties and art. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:15:35 +0100 Ring in the Year of the Yellow Earth Pig How to welcome the new year the Russian, er, Chinese, er, Russian way. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:12:56 +0100 Begin Your 'Journey to Christmas' Put on your mittens and wool socks and start enjoying Moscow's holiday extravaganza. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:43:17 +0100 Moscow Lights Up for Christmas 2018, in Photos As Russia gets ready for Christmas and New Year's both Orthodox and otherwise, the capital lights up with stunning displays of lights, color, fun and food. Here's a look around Moscow! Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:35:19 +0100 Holiday Dazzler Looking for a Russian-inspired party dazzler that's easy to make? Look no further. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:47:58 +0100 Moscow's Frozen Monuments, in Photos Moscow doesn't spare anyone or anything from its harsh winters. Here's a look at some of our favorite statues as the snow comes down. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:23:23 +0100 What's On This Weekend in Moscow A weekend of great theater and concerts bringing some holiday spirit -- of all kinds -- to the Russian capital. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:35:21 +0100 Painter Isaac Levitan and the Big Screen Go to the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center to see familiar landscape paintings - and the landscapes themselves - in a totally new way. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:18:57 +0100