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 Mar 2019 18:32:03 +0100 600 Travel the World With Your Taste Buds at Depo Enjoy a day out away from the usual tourist spots at Depo, Moscow's new food hall featuring flavors from across the globe. Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:24:00 +0100 Celebrating the Luck of the Irish in Moscow This month, the Irish Film Festival brings some of the best cinema from Ireland to Karo 11 Oktyabr Cinema. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 13:22:20 +0100 Pancakes Flip and Fires Roar over Maslenitsa 2019 Russia's lead-up to Lent came to an end with traditional bonfires across the country. Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:34:00 +0100 Broomball: Moscow's Wackiest, Toughest Sport How to spend the long, cold Moscow winter? On the ice, chasing a ball with a broom, of course! Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:17:00 +0100 All the Pancakes and Parties of Maslenitsa in Moscow Take a look at the wild festivities of Maslenitsa and dribble over the sight of these batter-based delights! Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:41:00 +0100 March Music in Moscow Moscow does stage extravaganzas so well that you might overlook the city's brilliant intimate concerts. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:53:52 +0100 How Many Blini Can You Eat? The new trend in Russian cities is lavish celebration of religious and secular holidays. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:44:00 +0100 The Battle for Moscow Once a gathering place for Russian literary titans, it is now under threat from developers. Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:10:00 +0100 Enter Solzhenitsyn's World The newly opened Solzhenitsyn apartment museum invites you into the life of the writer and his world. Tue, 26 Feb 2019 13:09:00 +0100 A Soviet Oscar Winner Restored Snowstorm alert? No problem. Stream this 7-hour epic masterpiece. Mon, 25 Feb 2019 09:30:00 +0100 'Yiddish Glory' Rewrites History An unknown part of Jewish and wartime history was found in an archive. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:06:00 +0100 The Definitive Beef Stroganoff What you've all been waiting for - the best recipe for Beef Stroganoff ever. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:35:00 +0100 See Death and Life in Dzerzhinsk A multi-media show about life in an industrial wasteland... that's fighting back. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:11:48 +0100 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 13:26:00 +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