Museum Reviews

The Kremlin: Moscow’s Historical Heart Through the Ages

The Moscow Kremlin has long been the main symbol of Moscow and Russia – and for good reason. It was with the Kremlin that city of Moscow officially began and grew from. The Prince of Moscow, ruling from the Kremlin and drawing on the growing power of his city, united and conquered the cities and […]

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Central Armed Forces Museum in Moscow

Bulgakov’s Moscow: His House Museum and Other Sites to Explore

Study Art

Elena Martilla: Artist of the Blockade

Elena Oskarovna Martilla came of age as an artist during WWII in Leningrad. She created haunting images of the suffering the residents of that blockaded city lived through as well as proud images of their perseverance. Today, she is 98 years old and still producing art. The Russian Museum, one of the St. Petersburg’s largest […]

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Translation Challenges in Russian

Russian Vocabulary about Russian Literature