Film director Daria Belova from St. Petersburg, who is currently studying at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin, has been awarded the Discovery Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for her short “Come and Play” (“Komm und Spiel”)
A hundred years ago, the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris witnessed the scandalous premiere of "The Rite of Spring" with sets and costumes by Nicholas Roerich, performed by Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.
Twenty five years since the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan, Russia once again enters the country. This time it’s the film crew seeking those who have personal memories of the deadliest armed conflict of the 1980s.
The amateur WW2 feature film "Rzhev 43" was shot on location near Tver. The movie is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Rzhev, a Soviet City of Military Glory, from the Nazi invaders.
Gregory Feifer, a former correspondent of National Public Radio (NPR) and the author of the book “The Great Gamble: The Soviet War in Afghanistan” talked to RBTH to share his views on the Afghan crisis and NATO-Russia cooperation
Summer camps sprang into existence in Russia during the Soviet times. Today they combine recreational activities, army-like discipline and practical jokes for school-aged children – a tradition that goes back several decades
The male monastery of Ioan Bogoslov is situated about 25 km from the city of Ryazan, Oka riverside. The first monks arrived here between the XII and XII centuries. During the Soviet years many of the monks left the monastery, others were arrested an
Russians have become more reserved in their attitudes to Vladimir Lenin and they do not support the idea of returning the name of Leningrad to St. Petersburg, according to a poll taken ahead of the birth anniversary of the Russian revolutionary (Apri
The Russian Military History Society has accused the Our Mothers, Our Fathers documentary, which was broadcast by the ZDF German television station, of humiliating millions of Nazi victims and attempting to vindicate Nazism