Tatiana Shchepkina-Kupernik, Anton Chekhov, and Moscow Tales
Tatiana Shchepkina-Kupernik was a friend of the Chekhov family and a frequent visitor to Melikhovo, Anton Chekhov 's house just outside Moscow.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Baryshnikov meets Chekhov in 'Case'
Mikhail Baryshnikov is a master of innovation. This week he utilizes his expertise in both dance and drama to make his Shakespeare Theatre Company debut in "Man in a Case."
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Huffington Post
Norman Mailer Bit My Dad and Other Childhood Memories
Kipp Friedman is the youngest son of writer and satirist Bruce Jay Friedman. He is the author of a new childhood memoir, Barracuda in the Attic [Fantagraphics October 2013] "I can write only from memory," the celebrated Russian writer Anton Chekhov once proclaimed, although I suspect even he would have benefitted somewhat from a tape recorder.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Review: The Three Sisters
"Every year the dream grows inside me," says the eldest of four restless Russian siblings, three of them sisters, at the outset of a new production of Chekhov's Three Sisters now crowding the stage with life at the Varscona.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tourism in Nizhny Novgorod region: Huge potential, great opportunities
The Nizhny Novgorod region has a huge tourist potential. Today, the main task of the city and the region is to form its own recognizable tourist brand and substantially expand its presence in the domestic and in international tourist medium, which is one of the most important conditions for success in any business.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Six Ansat-U helicopters were delivered to the Sokol training air group
Six new multi-role Ansat-U helicopters have been delivered to the Sokol training air group of the Air Force Academy named after N.E. Zhukovsky and Y.A. Gagarin, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the official representative of Russian Air Forces, Colonel Igor Klimov.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: Anya von Bremzen on Cake and Stalin
To begin: Anya von Bremzen's new book Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing is not a cookbook, nor is it a one dimensional Julia Child joke.
Uncle Vanya brings frustrations of Chekhov's Russia to DukeRaisa Chowdhury
The theater department's production of "Uncle Vanya" aims to give Anton Chekhov's classic an upgrade that brings the woes of 1800s middle-class Russians to life for a modern audience.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Nivkh ethnic group performs at Olympic flame's ceremony in Sakhalin
Musicians belonging to the Nivkh indigenous ethnic group in their traditional costumes play rising Kalni musical pipes during the Olympic flame's welcome ceremony at the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport, in Russia's Pacific Island of Sakhalin, 7309 km east of Moscow, on Nov. 15, 2013.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Marketing the Chekhovian experienceMike MyersImagine for a moment that you don't yet know Chekhov.
I've realized that Chekhov is astonishingly difficult to market. I'm often bombarded with the question, "What's it about?" Knowing that we students are harassed with opportunities from every direction, I understand that what many really mean to ask is: "Why should I see this show?" Though I have heretofore held no qualms luring unsuspecting victims ... (more)
Fred Contrada: Wrestling with 'Anna Karenina' in a 21st century world
Earlier this year, I'd picked up "The Complete Short Novels" of Anton Chekhov. It had been years since I'd read the Russians , but it didn't take long to recall how incisive and pleasurable their writing is.
Moscow Purchased More Units of ParkRight Mobile Systems
Recognition Technologies has completed a big contract on the delivery of mobile video recording systems with automatic identification of license plates "on board", which are used to register the violations of parking rules.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
What Global Conflicts for Hegemony that could alter the Current System ?
Hegemonic war as the "argument that hegemonic war assumes an integral role in "the evolution of a global system governed by a dominant power by virtue of its military and economic strength."
Tue Nov 12, 2013
The St. Petersburg Times
Libertarian Party activist Dmitry Chizhevsky, who received an eye...
Dmitry Chizhevsky, who has lost the sight in his left eye after the shooting, speaking about the attack in a video on Grani.ru.
Mass anti-Russian riots spark in Poland
In Warsaw, members of the March of Independence, which is traditionally arranged by representatives of nationalist organizations to mark Independence Day in Poland, attacked the embassy of the Russian Federation.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Depardieu's 'Rasputin' reworked in new Russian film
The French actor Gerard Depardieu, who recently became a Russian citizen, stars in a new version of a movie about one of the Russian Empire's most mysterious figures.