For over two decades couturier Valentin Yudashkin has been at the forefront of Russia’s fashion movement. His versatility, style and use of motifs inspired by his country’s history and culture have won him recognition far beyond Russia’s borders
The posthumous release of a maverick epic opens to great fanfare after 13 years of shooting and production.
Paralympic opening events show that Russia has come a long way, even if there is still far to go
Images from Russian history and culture marked the opening ceremonies
The first man in space would have turned 80 on March 9
American women were behind the first commemorations of International Women’s Day, so why isn’t it a holiday in the United States now?
Through the turbulent 20th century, one constant remained in Russia – candy production
The monumental painting Montana is on display in Yekaterinburg
RBTH continues to acquaint you with Russian literature. This time we are publishing the excerpt from German Sadulaev's book 'The Maya Pill,' which will be presented by the author in Read Russia section at the 2014 London Book Fair
Times and tastes may be changing, but for many Russians fur coats remain a popular way of coping with the sub-zero temperatures of the long winter
An intimate exhibit at the Hillwood museum showcases the opulent generosity of Catherine the Great
Jennifer Eremeeva, a contemporary Jane Austen, finds 'Marriage, martinis and mayhem in Moscow'
It takes the skills of Houdini to cast off its chains and the nerve of Mickey Rourke to try on its torture devices. Butyrka is Moscow’s oldest functioning prison
In the Soviet era, many people received medals for "labor valor" and other deeds that are not normally perceived as deserving of medals
Anna Babyashkina of Yaroslavl is a journalist who garnered attention after winning the Debut Prize for her novel 'Before I Croak,' in which the main character fights her Soviet legacy from a nursing home
This popular Franco-Russian collaboration, first served in the Russian Embassy in Paris, is sure to impress
In the USSR, animation was a huge cultural phenomenon. Besides being entertainment, Soviet animations also commented on society’s hopes and fears
As the UK-Russia Year of Culture begins, RBTH looks at the lasting legacy of Russian ballet in Britain
The Year of British Culture in Russia and the Year of Russian Culture in Britain have coincided with the national Year of Culture in Russia
Find out how deep is your knowledge of Russian literature