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4 Fantastic Contemporary Russian Artists

Russian art has a history that lines up similar with its architecture, many people look for the storied and regal looking works of older Russian artists. Here you will find paintings from many years ago showing Russian elites and highly regarded religious icons in ceremony. Today’s Russia is vastly different from the one of yesteryear......

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Amazing Feature of Russian Architecture

What Makes Russia’s Beloved Buildings Look So Good There is something very unique about the style of Russia’s greatest and most treasured buildings. From its most beloved cathedrals, universities and places of political importance, Russia seems to spare no expense in making sure these opulent structures are noticeable on the skyline. Now iconic parts of......

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When Russians Are The Good Guys

America has led the way in representing people of all different kinds on film. This goes for all forms of media, it isn’t difficult to see trends in culture like how nowadays characters commonly spend a lot of time using their smartphones. One very popular trend in US culture stemmed from the Cold War where......

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Popular Russian Actresses

One of the positive stereotypes about Russia is that its women happen to be particularly beautiful. This seems claim seems to be backed up heavily by the incredible amount of stellar modeling talent that stems from the country, its sporting heroines who also happen to be good looking, and also its selection of actresses who......

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Street Art in Russia’s Heart

Russia is probably one of the lowest countries on the list that come to mind when you think of freedom of expression. This idea that the huge country is packed wall to wall with imperialists that want to stamp out new ideas and force its inhabitants to conform is far from accurate. The red wearing,......

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The Importance of Food to Russian Culture – Part 2

The culture of food in Russia has developed from ancient times. It evolved depending how privileged you were or what ingredients were available in the part of Russia that you lived. As the whole culture of Russia has been influenced by the different peoples that came to settle from far and wide, so has its......

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The Importance of Food to Russian Culture – Part 1

The food of a country highlights its culture, and if a family sits down around a table each night and talks about their day this is much more than just breaking bread together. It is a social gathering where each member of the family can discuss important issues that effect them each and every day.......

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Russian Culture and the Arts – Part 2

Delving into the relationship between the arts and the culture of Russia you need to understand the heritage of this massive country. From the glorious big cities to the wastes of Siberia, Russia has to be one of the most diverse countries in the world both geologically and culturally. However, there is no doubting the......

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Russian Culture and the Arts – Part 1

Russia is steeped in tradition and history, some of it very bloody and controversial and some of it political and religious. Without doubt the arts have played a very big part of the rich history of Russia and have helped form the culture of this east meets west country. Some of the finest artists, painters,......

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Unique Cities to Visit in Russia

Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburg is an industrial city located in the Ural Mountains that is always buzzing with activities. The location is popular because it is said to be the place where Tsar Nicholas, the last Tsar of Russia and his household was killed in 1918 in the midst of the Russian Revolution. Yekaterinburg is known today......

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