These bilingual resources seek to familiarize you with Russian vocabulary and language use for topics connected with museums, performance, art, literature, and restoration.

You can find many more resources on diverse topics at our sister site, Folkways.

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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