Not so long ago, street art in Russia was frowned upon as something teenage delinquents might engage in. But today, residents of provincial Russian cities are themselves campaigning for an artistic tune-up to their architecture.
Samovar, a legendary Soviet-style restaurant in New York, is going bankrupt. The once famous venues on Brighton Beach still attract an older crowd, but it seems that most people who immigrated to the U.S. in late 90s have all but disappeared. Where are all the “new Russians”?