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Russian Broadway – Tverskaya Street

Russian subcultures

Legendary Broadway street full of attractions, theaters, office buildings, is the oldest, the longest and probably the most known one in NYC. Broadway is also a symbol of American art thanks to its Theater District, the abundance of exhibition halls, cabarets and other entertainments. Would it be surprising to know that Moscow has its own…

All You Wanted to Know About Victory Day in Russia

Victory Day in Russia

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 Victory Parade in Moscow on 9 of May 2020 is postponed. The exact date will be announced by the Russian Government soon.  Why May 9 Is Such an Important Date in Russia? May 9 ­– Victory Day in the war with Nazi Germany is one of the most glorious holidays in…

10 Secrets of the Kremlin: Some Facts that Surprise You

Red Square

More than 10 years ago on a spring evening, I got the news from my parents that we would move to the Russian capital — Moscow. I would imagine my first day to school strolling through the Kremlin wall, indeed the excitement was just priceless! Of course, my imagination was slightly better than reality, since…

Top 6 Museums in Moscow Where You Won’t Be Bored

Vodka-museum

When it comes to museums, Moscow undoubtedly has a lot to offer: there are over 400 private and state museums in the Russian capital, and the oldest ones date back to the middle of the 19th century. Some of them are a must-visit especially if you have only a few days in Moscow. Many of…

Old Russian Cuisine: Forgotten Dishes and Drinks

Danilovsky

What Do We Know About Russian Cuisine? Moscow is a huge metropolis where 24/7 you can get almost everything you need. This city offers you a big variety of good, but it is not an easy task to find a restaurant with traditional pre-revolutionary Russian cuisine. The truth is that we only know a little…

Russian Orthodox Dress Code & Top 5 Major Cathedrals in Moscow

Orthodox Church

Churches in Moscow Once you’re in Moscow you’ll be amazed by the number of beautiful golden, black and blue-domed buildings all around the city, especially in the city center wherever you turn around. These are Russian Orthodox churches. Russians by the majority of the population are Christians, although all confessions are well presented here, but…

Yuri Gagarin & Cosmonautics Day

Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin the First Man in Space On April 12th of 1961, one man has broken the barriers between our reality and the fantasy world. Aboard the spacecraft “Vostok 1”, he said: “Poehali” (Let’s go) and was launched into the unknown, the mysterious world of outer space. He knew the risks and that this could’ve…