Tuesday Dec 3
A lost hemisphere
A SCENE FROM THE FILM THE GEOGRAPHER DRANK HIS GLOBE AWAY. KONSTANTIN KHABENSKY PLAYED THE MAIN ROLE / Photo from the website startfilm.ru The film The Geographer Drank his Globe Away, based on the homonymous novel by Alexei Ivanov, is among the top-grossing movies released in Russia.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Great expectations and the hunt for bestsellers in October
RBTH Read Russia launches its monthly round-up column. We intend to help you make heads and tails of the literary events, market results and prizes.
Moscow plans mass actions for National Unity Day
The Moscow authorities permitted ten mass actions for the National Unity Day, which Russia celebrates on November 4th.
St. Petersburg Hotel Answers the Call for Help in Its Community
Case in point is the Courtyard St. Petersburg Center West/Pushkin Hotel, which has committed to helping the local Pushkin branch of SOS Children's Villages in a series of exciting and impactful events.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Tea time is deeply rooted in Russia
When people think of tea, they do not think of Russia, but of England. And it surprises them to learn that the tea tradition is every bit as strong in the land of vodka, maybe even stronger, than it is in the land of crumpets.