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Russia Day 12th June 2020

Russia Day 12th June 2020

Today, many Russian people have enjoyed celebrating ‘Russia day’ (or День России). It's a public holiday that marks a declaration of independence for Russians.

June 12, 2020 - Comments
Bolshoi: A history of ballet, opera and the arts

Bolshoi: A history of ballet, opera and the arts

The Bolshoi Theatre has long been regarded as the pinnacle of Russia’s artistic prowess and is known throughout the world as one of the best places to see ballet and opera. Today, we will uncover the history of this magnificent theatre from its early days under royal patronage, to decline, and eventual recovery, as well as look at some of the best ballet stars to ever ...
May 29, 2020 - Comments
Eurasian city-breaks: 48 hours in Moscow, Russia

Eurasian city-breaks: 48 hours in Moscow, Russia

The heart of the Russian Federation, Moscow is the capital and largest city in Russia with over 12 million inhabitants – over double the size of St Petersburg and almost a third larger than the total population of New York. This huge cosmopolitan city is a testament to the spirit of its people, enduring brutal civil wars, schisms and invasion from some of the largest ...
May 22, 2020 - Comments
5 best Russian films to watch in 2020

5 best Russian films to watch in 2020

As we start to run out of our most popular series, it may be time to look beneath the most popular list, and for those interested in all things Russian, what better way to reignite your passion for Russia than to take advantage of some of the best Russian films our subscription services have to offer? Here are our top 5 recommended Russian movies to watch during the ...
May 15, 2020 - Comments
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