Districts are here defined as areas within cities that can be considered distinct based on their individual fame or their current development or renewal schemes. After the neglect of the late communist era and the economic and political collapse that preceded the current rise of capitalism, many post-communist cities have had to renew, redevelop, or repurpose large sections of their cities. Many of these articles are about those efforts. Many others are about famous attractions such as Theatre Square in Moscow or Podil District in Kyiv.

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 from which it grew. The Prince of Moscow, ruling from the Kremlin and drawing on the growing power of his city, united and conquered the […]

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