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Russian History

Book Review: Red Fortress, History and Illusion in the Kremlin

George Mocharko | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
George Mocharko

One begins to comprehend the profound depth of the Russian story after reading through the first few chapters of Catherine Merridale's magnificent new book Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin.

Drinking Your Way Through Russia

Pam Grout | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

When it comes to vodka, the Russians don't mess around.

Russia To Celebrate Anniversary Of St. Basil's Cathedral

AP | By MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion

MOSCOW -- Russia will celebrate the 450th anniversary of St. Basil's Cathedral by opening an exhibition dedicated to the so-called "holy fool" who gav...