Emily Erken

News 9 months ago

Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Russia’s First Man of Opera, Dies at 55

Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Russia’s First Man of Opera, Dies at 55

News 9 months ago

Dmitry Hvorostovsky, one of the world’s premier operatic baritones, passed away on Tuesday in London after battling brain cancer.

News 9 months ago

A Billionaire Is Trying to Ignite a Revolution in Russian Education

A Billionaire Is Trying to Ignite a Revolution in Russian Education

News 9 months ago

Moscow’s outskirts will soon house a school that pledges to foster Russia's future leaders

City 10 months ago

Mikhail Shemyakin: Retrospective of an Unintentional Rebel

Mikhail Shemyakin: Retrospective of an Unintentional Rebel

City 10 months ago

This major retrospective of Mikhail Shemyakin is a rare example of an artist who did not conform to the dictates of socialist realism, but continued to work, paint and even exhibit.

City 11 months ago

Last Address Commemorates American Executed During Soviet-Era Repressions

Last Address Commemorates American Executed During Soviet-Era Repressions

City 11 months ago

Samuel Raphael Friedman was an American idealist. His dreams to build a socialist utopia ended with his execution as a spy.

News 11 months ago

Zaryadye Park: A Graveyard of History at the Kremlin Walls

Zaryadye Park: A Graveyard of History at the Kremlin Walls

News 11 months ago

Moscow’s stunning new park fails to honor the neighborhood’s architectural heritage

City 1 year ago

Phoenix From the Flames: The Story of Moscow Through Foreigners’ Eyes

Phoenix From the Flames: The Story of Moscow Through Foreigners’ Eyes

City 1 year ago

A cartographic adventure through time and space awaits visitors at the Museum of Moscow. See how the city has changed since the 18th century through the perspective of visitors from abroad.

City 1 year ago

Free Spirit

Free Spirit

City 1 year ago

Born to a French father and Russian mother, Cecile Plaige grew up in Paris. After pursuing competitive figure skating in Moscow as a teenager, she made an acting career as a “foreigner” ...

City 1 year ago

Behind the Silver Screen: A Tour of Russia's Mosfilm Studios

Behind the Silver Screen: A Tour of Russia's Mosfilm Studios

City 1 year ago

The museum at this famed movie company offers a journey through history, including outdoor sets of Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as costumes and props from much-loved Soviet and Russian films.

City 1 year ago

Creatures Great and Small: 7 Places For City Kids to Meet Animals

Creatures Great and Small: 7 Places For City Kids to Meet Animals

City 1 year ago

For many children, even ordinary domestic pets are magical creatures. Here are our top places for kids to interact with animals in safe, sanitary, and humane settings.

City 1 year ago

Petit Cafe: Moscow's Melting Pot

Petit Cafe: Moscow's Melting Pot

City 1 year ago

Risk-taking marinades and eclectic ingredients eclipse the French classics at this new restaurant near Kropotkinskaya.