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The Secret of Rembrandt's DanaeThe Secret of Rembrandt's Danae

When exactly was Danae painted? And who was the model? The answers have been provided by X-rays and optical microscopy.

Paintings by LermontovPaintings by Lermontov

10 paintings by Lermontov - great russian poet and writer.

Russian Proverbs about Wife and HusbandRussian Proverbs about Wife and Husband

28 proverbs about wife and husband in Russian with transliteration and tranlation to English.

Russian Idioms and its MeaningRussian Idioms and its Meaning

Three most common russian idioms with its meanings, translation into English and English equivalents. Drawings by Vladimir Tilman.

A Tablecloth, Ram and a ClubA Tablecloth, Ram and a Club

A Latvian folk tale with drawings by Alexei Tertyshnikoff.

Very Strange HouseVery Strange House

Slideshow of photos of the evil hous of belarus businessman.

Snakes: To catch or to Run?Snakes: To catch or to Run?

A story about snakes - cobras, gurzas, vipers - by Boris Sopelnyak.

Learn Russian: Pushkin's PoetryLearn Russian: Pushkin's Poetry

Drinking Song, The Prophet, The Nightingale and the Rose by Alexandr Pushkin translated to English by Margaret Wettlin.

Russian Proverbs about Animals with Translate to EnglishRussian Proverbs about Animals with Translate to English

Better a bluebird in hand than a crane in the sky... Learn Russian: Russian proverbs about animals with translate to English.

Yuri Yakovlev: The Boy Who YawnedYuri Yakovlev: The Boy Who Yawned

Sentimental story by Yuri Yakovlev (Hovkin) about dogs and people.

Insights into Insomnia: 12 questions and answers about insomniaInsights into Insomnia: 12 questions and answers about insomnia

With the invention of the electroencephalograph, new facts came to light which led scientists to do some rethinking on the question of sleep.

How One Girl Saved Her PeopleHow One Girl Saved Her People

The folk tales of the peoples of Russia: An Evenk folktale about a girl who saved her people from Kotura.

Fallstreak HoleFallstreak Hole

Hole punch cloud over Helsinki, August, 9, 2017.

Rebuilding Faces: Mikhail GerasimovRebuilding Faces: Mikhail Gerasimov

Article about Mikhail Gerasimov, the founder and director of the Plastic Reconstruction Laboratory of the Institute of Ethnography of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Russian Art Treasures: Valentin SerovRussian Art Treasures: Valentin Serov

By Boris Asafyev from the book Russian Painting. Thoughts and Reflections.

Some Dishes from Latvia: Sigulda and Surprise Salads, Housewife's SoupSome Dishes from Latvia: Sigulda and Surprise Salads, Housewife's Soup

Try to cook old-style latvian dishes - salads and soup.

Cuisine of Old Russia: Fried MeatCuisine of Old Russia: Fried Meat

Try to fry meat with potatoes using this easy-to-cook russian recipe.

Cuisine of Old Russia: Meat in BeerCuisine of Old Russia: Meat in Beer

Meet in Beer - it's old russian dish. Try to cook it with this easy-to-cook recipe.

Cuisine of Old Russia: Russian PokhlyobkaCuisine of Old Russia: Russian Pokhlyobka

To cook 4 portions of old russian thick soup you will need beef with bone, potatoes, onions and... white wine.

Cuisine of Old Russia: Vladimir Salad RecipeCuisine of Old Russia: Vladimir Salad Recipe

Try this old russian salad with beets, so-called Vladimir Salad.

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