What is Russia: Insights on Russian Spirit, Culture, and Landscape
What is Russia: Insights on Russian Spirit, Culture, and Landscape > Features
Russian specialities are the things that are distinctly Russian: combining the force of the Cosmos and the raw brutal energy of the Earth.
Myths and Truths about Russia
While Russia is by no means a perfect state, most of the stuff you hear about in the media is exaggerated.
Contemporary Russian Artists
Contemporary art can be seen as a collection of the society's symptoms, hidden relationships, and dynamics, which are not often visible on the very surface layer perpetuated by mass media.
The Ultimate Russian Cinema Guide
There are words which are hardly translatable and usually those words mean something very specific about the culture they come from.
Russian language tutorial & online phrasebook
Ludwig Wittgenstein said: "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.
To make our take on Russian people a little bit more symmetrical, I was asked to write an article about Russian men, because we just recently updated the similar section on Russian women.
Physical and Spiritual Practices
Some people travel to India to reachenlightenment, but Russia also has a lot to offer.
The impact of the architecture on the cultural collective consciousness couldn't be underestimated.
Russian People Interviews
Instead of writing about Russian people (that is, ourselves) and being inevitably subjective, we decided to let them talk and leave the freedom to be judgemental to our readers :).
Ask a Russian Person Any Question You Want
The best way to learn about another culture is to ask directly.
What is Russia: Insights on Russian Spirit, Culture, and Landscape > Most Popular
Russian Girls: Stereotypes, Statistics and Sexual Desire
To write about young Russian women aka girls is a triple suicide mission: categorizing people by age, nationality and sex is not the most rewarding enterprise.
Russian Customs and Traditions
There are certain peculiarities that only Russians have and it's useful to know them.
Russian History and Famous Russian People
This section is created to give you a brief overview of the Russian history, provide some information on famous Russian people, and show what Russia is like nowadays through the interviews we are making on the streets.
The Best Destinations in Russia
What are the best places to visit when you go to Russia? If you have only a few days, Moscow and some small provincial town (Novgorod or a town along the Golden Ring)would give you a very good idea about the country.
Even though Russia is considered to be a mix of Europe and Asia, this assumption is only based on geography.
Russian Contrasts, Extremes and Polysingularity
Russia is truly polysingular:one moment you’re feel like you’re in a scene from Blade Runner, another moment you find yourself inside a beautiful fairytale.