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Constructivism is the Soviet avant-garde trend in fine arts, architecture, photography and arts and crafts development in the 1920s early 1930s.


Today is Friday and our Friday Fun page is here again with you. Today we'll show you another piece of "Crazy Russians" photo collection. There is no end to these funny pictures, as there is no end to Russian people's sense of humour and vital energy. Well, it is all the better for us!


Street art as powerful platform for the timely creativity and reaching the public is very popular in the world currently. In Russia street art is still very young but aldready very brave and loud. Every day many artists in different corners of the big country create new pieces of art, making cities' gloomy views brighter and funnier, bringing new ideas, speaking about very important things. Today we will show you the best artists of the Russian street art.


Caricature developed in Russia from folk lubok pictures (popular prints) in the 17th century. It is known that the French Emperor Napoleon was outraged by Russian caricatures on him. During the Patriotic War 1812 against Napoleonic invasion a full-scale comic campaign flared up in Russia against the French emperor.


Our Friday Fun column is now supplemented with a brand new section dedicated to the funniest and the most creative advertisement in Russia. Not only pictures and banners, but also videos and other amazing stuff will help to make your Friday mood. Today you'll better be prepared for a bear doing yoga, very "hot" tyrannosaur, antivirus kitten, grannies singing like pop-stars and other funny things. Enjoy!


A unique, if kitchy, attribute of Russian folk culture, matrioshkas (Russian dolls) never fail to inspire designers, whenever they contemplate the Russian "theme". Back in 2008, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Vogue in Russia, world's best and renowned designers were tasked with adding a touch of haute couture glamour to the famous doll. The result is a curious marriage of traditional shape and contemporary styling.


It is Friday and this means that another photo collection, dedicated to crazy Russians, is now available for you. And you don't need any translation, because these hilarious photos speak for itself. Enjoy!


Today is Friday and we are glad to present you our fresh and funny collection of demotivational posters about Russia. Most of these pictures were initially made only in the Russian language and then were translated by us especially for this article. So the honestest humour in the Russian Internet is now available for you. Enjoy and stay with us!


Though Russian people don't smile often and don't look very easygoing in foreigners' eyes, they surely know the best ways to have some fun. Many of their actions may look really crazy, but that is what makes life in Russia so interesting, doesn't it? Today, in Friday Fun, we want to show you some of the best pictures in our "Crazy Russians" collection. And that's not all! Enjoy!


Today is Friday, and we want to show you something slight and funny. Of course, some of jokes about life in Russia are just old stereotypes, but the truth is that Russians have a good sense of humour and always can laugh at themselves. So, today we are happy to show you a funny set of demotivational posters, dedicated to Russia. Enjoy!


The history of jewellery in Russia has roots stretching far back and starts from the foundation of the Kievan Russia and the Vladimir-Suzdal Princedom (9th -12th centuries).


Winter with all the holidays during this time of the year is very important part in lives of all Russian people. So no wonder that Russian cinematograph has created so many good movies dedicated to this period. Today we'll tell you about the best examples. Some of them are about New Year, some about Christmas, some are just classical fairy tales in winter decorations. But all these films create good and warm mood in every snowy and frosty day. Enjoy!


Today we would like to share with you an exciting gallery of old Russian Christmas cards. These vintage pictures reflect unique Russian traditions and present the beautiful art of card making in the country.


There are so many beautiful Christmas-tree decorations in modern shops, so why do the Russian people love their old Soviet toys so much and hand them on Christmas trees every year? They are not so beautiful and bright, so what is so charming about them? Read our article with colourful photos and you will see...


The story of the Soviet New Year's postcards is a story of millions of Russian people, the breath of discrepant, but still great epoch. In this article we will show you a very colourful gallery of the most remarkable examples of the Soviet New Year's cards. Enjoy!


Sirin, Alkonost, and Gamayun are enigmatic fairy bird-maidens from old Russian legends and mythic tales. Who are they, these mysterious bird-maidens from Paradise or, in another way, the Solar Garden? How did they appear in Russian culture?


Torzhok Gold Embroidery, one of the kinds of Russian embroidery, is the folk art and craft, which appeared in Torzhok in the 13th century and was widely developed in the 18th century. The most ancient gold embroidery found in the citys area was created over a thousand years back. These were gold-embroidered pieces leather that performed the function of local money.


Embroidery has long been one of the most favourite and widespread kinds of needlework. In days of old all women in Russia practiced this amazing folk art and craft. Embroidery was closely connected with age-old customs and rites of Russian peasantry. With the help of a needle and various threads Russian women transformed simple fabrics into works of art.


Christian tin miniature is a modern type of Christian decorative and applied art of creating miniature sculptures. The handicraft appeared in the late 20th century in Russia in the midst of revival of the Russian Orthodox Church after communistic persecutions.


Kholuy miniature painting is a Russian folk handicraft that developed in Kholuy Village of the Ivanovo Region. It is a type of lacquered miniature painted in tempera on papier-mâché items, such as caskets, boxes, jugs, needle cases, etc.


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