Museum Reviews

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

Many places in The Master and Margarita, Bulgakov’s cult-classic literary masterpiece, are real places (or based off real places) in Moscow. Furthermore, as Bulgakov lived and died in Moscow, there are many places to visit that are otherwise connected to the author’s life and work. For any Bulgakov fan, a visit to Moscow will not […]

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The Leningrad Zoo: Under the Tsars, during WWII, and Today

The Muzeon and Art Market

Study Art

Translation Challenges in Russian

Translating between any two languages can be difficult, and translating between Russian and English is no исключение (exception) to this pattern. Due to certain грамматические различия (grammatical differences), some meanings within the languages can be difficult to translate. While such differences between English and Russian are numerous, below are six of the most interesting in […]

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Russian Vocabulary about Russian Literature

Moscow’s Cultural Institutions Being Revived After COVID