Galina Stolyarova

City 2 days ago

In the Emperors' Closets

In the Emperors' Closets

City 2 days ago

The new Costume Gallery at the Hermitage Museum brings old clothes to light.

City 4 days ago

Insider Shopping in St. Petersburg

Insider Shopping in St. Petersburg

City 4 days ago

Traditional souvenir shops selling matryoshka dolls, amber jewelry and fur hats are easy to spot in St. Petersburg. But where do the locals go to find a special gift? Check out our ...

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On the Streets Where They Lived

On the Streets Where They Lived

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Take a trip into the lives of Alexander Pushkin, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and other renowned St. Petersburg residents.

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A Guide to St. Petersburg’s Most Beautiful Religious Buildings

A Guide to St. Petersburg’s Most Beautiful Religious Buildings

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Russia's second largest city is home to many religions, and each has left a mark on its architectural landscape.

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Gatchina: St. Petersburg's Unknown Palace

Gatchina: St. Petersburg's Unknown Palace

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The most private and mysterious of St. Petersburg's former imperial residences, the playful and unusual estate now hosts a series of summer festivals.

News 7 months ago

From Don Quixote to Rudolph Nureyev

From Don Quixote to Rudolph Nureyev

News 7 months ago

Dancer and choreographer Johan Kobborg is in St. Petersburg with a new Don Quixote ballet and a new Nureyev film.

News 8 months ago

St. Petersburg Marks its Revolutionary Centenary With Caviar and Circuses

St. Petersburg Marks its Revolutionary Centenary With Caviar and Circuses

News 8 months ago

In St. Petersburg, the centennial of the Russian Revolution has gone largely commercial and populist

News 9 months ago

Hermitage Puts on First Ever All-Digital Exhibition

Hermitage Puts on First Ever All-Digital Exhibition

News 9 months ago

For the first time, the Hermitage Museum is hosting an exhibition without a single original item.

City 2 years ago

From the Archive: The Hermitage Hosts Architect Zaha Hadid

From the Archive: The Hermitage Hosts Architect Zaha Hadid

City 2 years ago

The avant-garde Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid is enjoying a retrospective display in St. Petersburg — one of the most architecturally conservative cities in Europe, where commitment to historic preservation is high ...

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Yekaterinburg: Russia's Next Capital of Culture

Yekaterinburg: Russia's Next Capital of Culture

City 2 years ago

If you ask the average person what comes to mind when they think of Yekaterinburg, they'll probably say that it's a highly polluted industrial city and the site where the Romanov family ...