When exactly was Danae painted? And who was the model? The answers have been provided by X-rays and optical microscopy.
10 paintings by Lermontov - great russian poet and writer.
28 proverbs about wife and husband in Russian with transliteration and tranlation to English.
Three most common russian idioms with its meanings, translation into English and English equivalents. Drawings by Vladimir Tilman.
A Latvian folk tale with drawings by Alexei Tertyshnikoff.
Slideshow of photos of the evil hous of belarus businessman.
A story about snakes - cobras, gurzas, vipers - by Boris Sopelnyak.
Drinking Song, The Prophet, The Nightingale and the Rose by Alexandr Pushkin translated to English by Margaret Wettlin.
Better a bluebird in hand than a crane in the sky... Learn Russian: Russian proverbs about animals with translate to English.
Sentimental story by Yuri Yakovlev (Hovkin) about dogs and people.
With the invention of the electroencephalograph, new facts came to light which led scientists to do some rethinking on the question of sleep.
The folk tales of the peoples of Russia: An Evenk folktale about a girl who saved her people from Kotura.
Hole punch cloud over Helsinki, August, 9, 2017.
Article about Mikhail Gerasimov, the founder and director of the Plastic Reconstruction Laboratory of the Institute of Ethnography of the USSR Academy of Sciences.
By Boris Asafyev from the book Russian Painting. Thoughts and Reflections.
Try to cook old-style latvian dishes - salads and soup.
Try to fry meat with potatoes using this easy-to-cook russian recipe.
Meet in Beer - it's old russian dish. Try to cook it with this easy-to-cook recipe.
To cook 4 portions of old russian thick soup you will need beef with bone, potatoes, onions and... white wine.
Try this old russian salad with beets, so-called Vladimir Salad.