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The exhibition showcases authentic household items and pieces of the palace interior connected with Russian emperors Alexander I, Alexander III, Nicholas I and Nicholas I...
Meet Galina Volchek at Sovremennik, play in “Beg” (Flight) at Community of Taganka Actors and listen to a pre-premiere reading of “Inspector-General” at Et Cetera.
Visitors will learn how to paint window surrounds, bake gingerbread with frosting, grind flour and make a Slavic ten-handed doll and carnival costumes.
The photographer was involved in the filming of such legends of Soviet cinema as Ivan Vasilyevich:
The exhibition Picturesque Chronicles of the Russian Estates organised by the Moscow State Integrated Museum Reserve will feature works of the late 18th-early 20th centur...
An armoured sedan, a cabriolet, a limousine, a car for the first lady, and a vehicle for retrieving cosmonauts are on display at a new exhibition in the Sokolniki park.
An exhibition in the St George’s Church in Voznesenskaya Square at Kolomenskoye includes icons and books opened on the pages about the Holy Archangel Michael.
The exhibit provides an insight into the life of the famous Soviet rocket and spacecraft designer and his inventions that made the Soviet Union a major space power.
In 2017 Russia's main ice rink also holds weekly games, dance lessons and skating drills.
The Moscow Planetarium exhibition, Astrophysicist No. 1, dedicated to outstanding Soviet scientist Iosif Shklovsky
From December 21, 2016, to January 10, 2017, you can see the 3D panorama “Moscow. 1941. Counterattack” for free at VDNH, Pavilion No. 57, where the historical park “Russi...
New Year's matinees, charity fair, Belorussian and jewelry fairs, show-jumpings in the City Equestrian Center
Christmas fairs and markets will invite residents and visitors of Moscow to take part in multiple fun winter activities and New Year shopping.
These days it is harder and harder to get a free pass to a classical music concert in Moscow. However, there are still some places where you can enjoy the art of a Russia...
Great MUST-SEE introduction to Moscow. Our original Free Tour covers the most historical part of Moscow. Best and most popular among travellers city tour in Moscow.
From October 21, 2016 till January 29, 2017, the ROSIZO Gallery at VDNH (Culture Pavilion No. 66) will host the Cinema Time exhibition.
The Moscow Planetarium cinema theatre invites foreign guests to take an unusual tour of the capital.
…Unusual, wildly exuberant pandemonium press at the entrance – a sure sign that somewhere behind the scenes hiding Diva – superstar Opera scene Anna Netrebko.
Chefs will share ukha recipes, while the Flag Alphabet class will teach naval flag signalling.
A Finely Etched Line, a unique exhibition of 17th century furniture, has opened at the State Pushkin Museum, featuring over 50 items of decorative art from the palaces an...
The sixth Circle of Light Moscow international festival will be held on 23-27 September. The festival will feature light shows at seven sites, with the Moscow State Unive...
A new exposition, "All Passengers Happily Alight at the Terminus", devoted to the USSR municipal transport will operate from September 16 till December 12, 2016 at VDNH P...

History

Just under 100 years ago, Moscow opened its first fixed-price chemist shop.
Moscow monuments....there are quite a lot of those in our city! Well, first of all let's get clear - there are so many monuments in Moscow that listing them all would pro...
Eliseevsky store is probably one of the most famous stores in the entire Moscow. Do me a favor, if you're strolling along the beautiful Tverskaya st., don't forget to fin...
The name of the area, Boloto (literally meaning the marsh), was known since the 14th century, when it was located in the meadows on the low bank of the Moscow River and...
Near the centre of modern Moscow, though a place which a hundred years ago was in the country, there is a cozy little home-estate which was once owned by Leo Tolstoy.
We will tell you about one of the most remarkable Moscow residents, a contemporary of Peter the Great, Count Bruce, whose life gave rise to a great number of legends, m...
Metro-2 is the informal name for a purported secret underground metro system which parallels the public Moscow Metro. The system was supposedly built, or at least start...
Vladimir Vysotsky's legacy comprises of over 600 songs and over 100 poems. He sang his songs with the accompaniment of a “Russian” seven-string guitar.
The angel standing on a cloud has blue wings and a lily in his hands. The angel is painted on a column in the Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God in the Mar...
The Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos at Putinki is one of the most picturesque churches in Moscow and the last major tent-like church in the history of Russian a...
The search for Ivan the Terrible's famous library has been going on for several centuries with no result. Over this period, many doubts have been expressed about the li...
The Spasskaya Tower is the main tower with a through-passage on the eastern wall of the Moscow Kremlin, which overlooks the Red Square.
It was created in 1586 in Moscow's Cannon Court by eminent Russian cannon-caster Andrei Chokhov on the order of Tsar Feodor Ioannovich, the sovereign ruler of All Great...
Despite the distance between Russia and the UK, the countries are connected by commercial and cultural ties that stretch back centuries. Evidence of this relationship c...
Perhaps the most cheerful holiday in Russia is the Pancake week (Shrovetide). This holiday is considered to come from pre-Christian times, when the Slavs were still pag...
On January 12, 1755, Empress Elizabeth Petrovna signed a decree placed before her by her favorite, Count Shuvalov, ordering the founding of Moscow University. The Count...
Russian Christmastide, or Svyatki (also spelled Sviatki), is celebrated between Orthodox Christmas (January 7) and the Epiphany (January 19th). 
The Kutafya Tower is an outlying barbican tower of the Moscow Kremlin, built in 1516 under the leadership of the Milanese architect Aloisio da Milan...
The Old English Court is a stone mansion erected in the early 16th century in Varvarka-street on the east side of the Kremlin.
It's a little journey on the roof of an unfinished building in Mosfilmovskaya Street.

Interesting

Visitors will be able to test themselves on the obstacle courses day and night.
This year’s campaign will include about 1,600 buildings and 14 parks as well as different flash mobs and quests.
Moscow will mark National Bicycle Parade Day for the second year in a row.
Audiences watched performers taking part in Music in the Metro programme. This is a project which took place before a programme of ballet. The event was broadcast online.
Guests of the festival will sample about 120 varieties of pancakes, have fun participating in traditional Russian folk events and help the Spring warriors defeat Winter.
A 2-metre teddy bear robot will measure hugging strength
The city will start designing its first bird park in the spring of 2017, to be completed in 2019. It will be established at the Dolgiye Prudy Nature Park in the Severny u...
The Moscow Maslenitsa (Pre-Lent Week) festival, which will take place on 17-26 February, will offer visitors pancakes with sweet, salty and rich fillings.
Tsaritsyno museum and park visitors will drink a total of 200 litres of tea. Poklonnaya Gora will celebrate the festival by burning a huge sun and hosting a fire show.
A six-kilometre railway will be opened in the summer of 2017.
Russia's main ice rink has reached record-breaking new attendance in the 2016–2017 winter season.
Each carriage is designed to feature host cities of the FIFA Confederations Cup and its symbols.
Several times during the night, the decor of the Rink will be completely changed, transforming the space and constantly surprising participants of the celebration.
On December 10-31, 2016, a special New Year's offer, for seven VDNH exhibitions, will be available to guests of the Main Skating Rink of the country. On Tuesdays, Wednesd...
New Year is by far Russia's biggest holiday. Every year, families across the country gather to exchange gifts, feast on traditional New Year's dishes and clink their cham...
Moscow has prepared its traditional exciting programme of active recreation for the winter season.
There are moments when you want to come back in the childhood for a short while, because there were so many interesting things that we remember cordially till now.
A 17–metre New Year tree ball will play songs about Moscow, winter and the New Year.
The guide below features our selection of the top, most elegant and sophisticated French restaurants in Moscow.
"Russian valenki" museum - is the only one in Moscow where you can get to know many new things about such an ordinary object and realize its importance.
1 big circle or the main rink - the perimeter of ice coating, including the circles going round the Fountains “Friendship of Peoples” and “The Stone Flower”. Is intended ...
Hockey arena starts working from 21 November to 15 March at the main Exhibition of the country, behind the pavilions #8 and 9 where the swimming pool complex "Port at VDN...

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