Matilda Kschessinska in the title role of the ballet La Esmeralda. Found in the collection of State Museum of Theatre and Music, St PetersburgGetty Images
Preparations for the assault of the Winter Palace, October 1917, PetrogradRussian Look/Global Look Press
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Revolution in Russia. We’ve already written loads of interesting things to celebrate this date. Here is a digest of them all.
Ever flown with Russians? Then you’ve probably experienced them clapping when the plane lands - but why do they do this? Russia Beyond answers this very pressing question, so you’re able to sleep at night.
'Washington. Capitol' by Alexander DeinekaState Tretyakov Gallery
This week we published two articles devoted to famous Russians touring the U.S.: The first featured sketches by artist Alexander Deineka of America during the Great Depression, and the second highlights quotes by writers from Maxim Gorky to Ilf and Petrov - who traversed the Atlantic Ocean to witness the New World.
Pasta with dillPascal Dumont
Foreigners are always shocked by the amount of dill in Russian cuisine - there’s no escaping the stuff. It can even be found in ice cream. Love it or hate it, you must read this article.
7. 7 Russian songs about the U.S.: Why San Francisco is a city in the style of
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