Michele A. Berdy

City 12 hours ago

Celebrate Life and Art with Anatoly Zverev

Celebrate Life and Art with Anatoly Zverev

City 12 hours ago

The AZ (Anatoly Zverev) Museum is celebrating its third anniversary with a gift for us: three floors of Zverev's joyful, playful, masterful works. Don't miss it.

Opinion 3 days ago

Thanks For the (Linguistic) Memories

Thanks For the (Linguistic) Memories

Opinion 3 days ago

Foreigners leave Russia with kokoshniki and happy memories. What do they leave behind? Words, of course!

City 1 week ago

Vadim Kosmatschof’s Revolution in Art

Vadim Kosmatschof’s Revolution in Art

City 1 week ago

The solo exhibition of works by Vadim Kosmatschof at the New Tretyakov Gallery will change your understanding of sculpture if you let it.

Opinion 1 week ago

Moscow's Merchants, Malls, and Walls

Moscow's Merchants, Malls, and Walls

Opinion 1 week ago

The names of Moscow's most important landmarks might not mean what you think.

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Russia's Summer Folk Head Out to the Dacha

Russia's Summer Folk Head Out to the Dacha

Opinion 2 weeks ago

It's a summer Saturday afternoon in Moscow - and the city is empty. Where did everyone go? Where you should be - at the dacha!

Opinion 3 weeks ago

The Cranky Tourist's Russian Phrasebook

The Cranky Tourist's Russian Phrasebook

Opinion 3 weeks ago

Do not believe Russian phrasebooks. They lie. Believe me instead.

City 1 month ago

Pushkin House Celebrates Russia on the Page

Pushkin House Celebrates Russia on the Page

City 1 month ago

This year the Pushkin House Prize was awarded to books that are witnesses to Russian history, past and present.

Opinion 1 month ago

A Butterfly on the Football Field

A Butterfly on the Football Field

Opinion 1 month ago

Butterflies, roses, mouse-traps... say what? In honor of the World Cup, I unlock some of the mysteries of Russian football fan slang.

Opinion 1 month ago

Russian Grammar? Really?

Russian Grammar? Really?

Opinion 1 month ago

Do you mutter and slur and cough to hide uncertain grammatical forms? There's no shame in that. Admit it. The Grammar Doctor will see you now.

Opinion 1 month ago

The Strange Case of a Russian Provocation

The Strange Case of a Russian Provocation

Opinion 1 month ago

How can a murder be a provocation? Oh, easy, if it's being discussed in Russian.