It’s easy to give likes on Facebook. It’s much more difficult to talk about one’s preferences in a foreign language - and sound convincing while doing it. Let’s look at how not to mess up your delivery when it comes to using emotions in Russian.
An old factory on the shores of the Gulf of Finland in St. Petersburg has become one of the city’s biggest cultural attractions for locals and visitors alike. More and more often, when you peek behind Russia’s gloomy industrial facades you will find places bursting with life. And there are many similar examples all across the country.
There are people who never seem to run out of ideas. And some are so profound that their ideas help shape, sustain and transform the changing landscape of human society. Here are seven groundbreaking Russian philosophers and thinkers that have been at the forefront.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior, which was demolished in Soviet times, was rebuilt in the 1990s. However, the list of churches “irretrievably lost” under the Soviet rule contains hundreds more names. Here are some of them.