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 Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:52:09 +0200 600 Russia Pays Tribute to Coronavirus Doctors With Murals Russia's fight against coronavirus is being transformed into large pieces of art across the country. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:22:23 +0200 Russian Public Figures to Join Online Talk on 'War of Monuments' The Russian Jewish Congress has invited leading journalists, writers, musicians and architects to a discussion Thursday. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:15:00 +0200 A Long Weekend in Lipetsk Looking for a weekend trip off the beaten path? Try Lipetsk - good for culture lovers and families. Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:10:00 +0200 Mesto 47: On the Trans-Siberian Train Out of Khabarovsk This week the Mesto47 team learns about the Far East from some miners. Mon, 13 Jul 2020 10:56:00 +0200 Mustard & Horseradish: Russia’s Homegrown Condiments Jennifer Eremeeva takes us into the pantry to make our very own, delicious native Russian condiments. Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:30:18 +0200 'Solidarity is Always the Best Answer' Swiss Ambassador Rossier makes sure Russian children don't miss their cancer treatments. Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:21:00 +0200 Off and On the Trans-Siberian: The Lacemaker Anna is "an old-fashioned girl" - proud of it and happy. Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:45:00 +0200 Magnum Photographs at St. Petersburg Manege Exhibition Hall A show of brilliant photographs from 73 years of Soviet and Russian life. Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:12:00 +0200 Kvas: Russia’s National Tipple No kvas truck making deliveries in your neighborhood? No problem! Start brewing! Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:19:33 +0200 Moscow’s Best Swimming Holes Where to cool off and splash around on hot summer days. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 12:03:00 +0200 Moscow Honors Delivery Workers With a Monument Several big Russian e-commerce and food-tech companies chose to honor their couriers. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:39:00 +0200 Feast on Moroccan Cuisine This Weekend Our friends and neighbors at the Hyatt Regency are offering a Moroccan feast. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:01:51 +0200 Russian Staycation: Kazan with Kids Kazan is a fascinating city for adults, but it also has enough to keep kids happy and interested. Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:47:44 +0200 Where Can I Travel in Russia This Summer? Many Russian regions are re-opening for domestic tourism following three months of coronavirus lockdowns. Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:32:00 +0200 On and Off the Trans-Siberian: The General's Wife This week the Mesto 47 team talks to a general's wife about love. Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:45:00 +0200 Taming Morkovcha — Russia’s Beloved Korean Carrot Salad Jennifer Eremeeva cracks the code of everyone's favorite carrot salad. Sat, 27 Jun 2020 10:22:00 +0200 Serebrennikov Trial: Russia Gives Suspended Sentence to Prominent Director in Fraud Case The sentencing marks a surprise legal victory in a case the director's supporters say was politically motivated. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:59:00 +0200 Russian Artists Call for Justice in 'Theater Trial' The verdict in the case against director Kirill Serebrennikov and three others will be reached tomorrow. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:34:00 +0200 Celebrate with a Chinese Take-Away Feast Looking forward to the weekend? Enjoy it with a home-delivered Chinese dinner. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 10:16:36 +0200 Moscow Cultural Life Is Slowly Reawakening Moscow museums are gradually opening their exhibitions to visitors as the lockdown eases. Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:03:00 +0200 On and Off the Trans-Siberian: The Homeowners of Kazan This week, hop of the train in Kazan and visit some local residents and their homes. Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:46:12 +0200 Waste-Not-Want-Not Sour Cream Scallion Dip and Sukhariki Jennifer Eremeeva shows us how thrift produces the perfect Russian beer snack. Sat, 20 Jun 2020 10:51:57 +0200 Russia Takes on ALS With a Marathon Russia's only group to help patients with ALS is getting a jump on the ice bucket challenge. Fri, 19 Jun 2020 11:35:00 +0200 Everything for a Peruvian Feast But the Llamas Honey, let's go Peruvian this weekend... Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:17:15 +0200 Moscow Flocks to Reopened Restaurant Patios After Virus Lockdown Muscovites are packing restaurant verandas as they return to their pre-Covid lives, but at what cost? Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:55:24 +0200 Russian Cultural Luminaries Read Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ in Marathon Broadcast The event will raise money for Russian coronavirus doctors. Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:18:00 +0200 Tales from the Trans-Siberian: Irina, the Siberian Free-Climber Off the train, a recognized Stolbist leads us into the mountains to learn about free climbing. Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:17:03 +0200 Hansa Herring Salad for a Healthy Holiday Picnic Herring - love it or leave it? Try Hansa salad and see if you invite this little pickled fish to stay. Sat, 13 Jun 2020 11:02:34 +0200 How Russia’s Homeless Animals Survived the Quarantine Russia's animal volunteers stepped up their efforts during the long quarantine. Thu, 11 Jun 2020 12:05:22 +0200 Go to Thailand This Weekend — at Home in Moscow How about a Thai feast at home to celebrate this long holiday weekend? Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:24:01 +0200 Russian TV Channel Appears to Add Footage of U.S. Unrest to Film The state-run broadcaster Channel One said it was the start of their news broadcast, but viewers complained. Mon, 08 Jun 2020 17:28:00 +0200 Tales from the Trans-Siberian: Vasily, the Putin Impersonator A story told to Marina Dmukhovskaya and photographed by Georg Wallner for their project Mesto47. Mon, 08 Jun 2020 15:17:39 +0200 Celebrate the Russian Language and Alexander Pushkin What better way to celebrate our favorite language than with 10 little films? Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:42:00 +0200 'Soviet Signs and Street Relics' Images of Soviet-era sculptural signage: bizarre, beautiful, touching, comical and just amazing. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:05:00 +0200 Moscow Red Square Book Fair Set to Open The first summer event is about to take place before quarantine is over in Moscow. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:50:38 +0200 Have a Taco Party This Weekend Our friends and neighbors at the Hyatt Regency Petrovsky Park are serving up a Mexican feast. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:47:04 +0200 Shashlyk in the City As quarantine puts the kibosh on the dacha season, urbanites need to get their grilled meat fix. Sat, 30 May 2020 14:21:34 +0200 Tours, Talks, and Theater Online Here are some cultural picks for this evening and the days ahead. Thu, 28 May 2020 15:55:27 +0200 Order an Indian Feast in Moscow Chef Ashwani Vyas is preparing an Indian meal for in-home dining this weekend. Wed, 27 May 2020 10:56:00 +0200 'How Things Can Be': Young Russian Architects Reinvent Cityscapes An architectural competition seeks to bring young voices into Russia's future. Tue, 26 May 2020 14:56:00 +0200 Russia's High School Seniors Ring the 'Last Bell' in Self-Isolation The time-honored tradition marking the last day of classes for high school grads didn't stop for the coronavirus. Tue, 26 May 2020 14:11:55 +0200 Russia ‘Ready’ for New Comedy on Gay Activists’ 1970s Soviet Visit, Producer Says “It’s a conversation about intolerance to the ‘others’,” Oscar-nominated producer Alexander Rodnyansky said. Tue, 26 May 2020 11:11:00 +0200 Remembering Joseph Brodsky Brodsky would have been 80 years old May 24, 2020. Mon, 25 May 2020 14:52:45 +0200 Russia's Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan in the Time of a Pandemic The Eid al-Fitr holiday is a feast marking the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan. Mon, 25 May 2020 10:47:37 +0200 Celebrate Joseph Brodsky Today A few events and films to honor the life and work of Joseph Brodsky. Sun, 24 May 2020 14:50:38 +0200 Go to the Russian Theater This Weekend Take trips to Novosibirsk and Moscow to see the best of contemporary theater. Sat, 23 May 2020 12:49:38 +0200 Conquering the Heart of Borodinsky Bread Jennifer Eremeeva has used the lock-down wisely. It involves home-made bread and a spongy friend. Sat, 23 May 2020 11:22:32 +0200 Listen to Writer Maxim Osipov Read His Works The writer will speak on the Corpus publishing house sites this evening. Fri, 22 May 2020 11:10:51 +0200 Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes to Dark Spots of Russian History The Director of the series “Zuleikha” Yegor Anashkin told The Moscow Times that young actors had never heard of “dekulakization.” Fri, 22 May 2020 10:50:00 +0200 Russian Movie Theater to Offer Drive-In Movies Amid Pandemic The theaters will show popular movies from past years. Thu, 21 May 2020 16:01:00 +0200