“A Russian Journal” was published 65 years ago, but it is the arguably among the most honest foreign reporting
The whole country reviled Pyotr Stolypin. But it was he who could have turned Russia into a European country and prevented many of the disasters of 20th century Russia
As the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, RBTH’s correspondent went out on the streets of Moscow to ask people what are their thoughts about his role in the world history.
British and Russian veterans of the Arctic convoys came together to present an Arctic Star medal to the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Moscow.
Basic apartment blocks named after leaders shed light on ‘two nations’ of Communist era
Like many of Russia's great composers, Alexander Borodin was renown in other fields beyond music
Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom remembers the most significant connections between two countries before the Russian-British Year of Culture
Scientists unveil that genes associated with the inhabitants of Siberia first appeared on the American continent 24,000 years ago
In an attempt to put an end to a dispute between Russia and the U.S., a collection of Jewish books is being moved from the Russian State Library to the Jewish Museum
Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the Tehran Conference, Rossiyskaya Gazeta deputy editor-in-chief Nikolai Dolgopolov presents a new book about the Soviet spy team of Gevork and Goar Vartanyan
Despite the American boycott, the success of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow left a lasting legacy
With the “thaw" in political relations with the West, social life in the Soviet Union also began to transform. Shops began to stock some imported goods and Soviet women got access to foreign fashion magazines with sewing patterns
Ivan Vasilievich Boldyrev’s photos from the Don are a unique phenomenon in the history of Russian photography. Boldyrev is the creator of “The Don Album”, a collection of photographs taken in 1875-1876. They consist of dozens of amazing images taken by the photographer in Cossack settlements of the Russian Empire.
It’s not just well known actors with Russian heritage. Some of Hollywood’s most influential founders came from Russia
Should Russia follow the Western liberal model or look eastward? Two authors discuss
Nikita Khrushchev was a striking figure and striking leader. He was mocked but loved. Indeed, he was captivating
Thanks to John F. Kennedy’s actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the reporting on his assassination may have been more accurate in the Soviet Union than anywhere else
A former KGB colonel who knew Lee Harvey Oswald spoke with RBTH about Oswald's life in the USSR as part of our commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy
The Vasyuganskaya Plain is on the edge of swamps and off-road terrain in the southwest part of Siberia. It's here that the Feyodesev Old Believers have lived for over century.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, known for their design for the High Line park in New York City, will design a new park by the Kremlin