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Russian billionaire Pavel Durov published a list of seven rules on his birthday. In his opinion, they help him to look younger than his age. They include avoiding alcohol and meat, limiting stress, and living alone.


Russia has long been famous throughout the world for its ballets and operas, writers and artists, as well as Russian beauties. Nowadays, Russian models and actresses are also gaining success in the West.


Russian actors have long been important in American cinema. Mikhail Chekhov did not only become a member of the American Film Academy but also created Hollywoods best acting school. Speaking about modern Russian actors in foreign blockbusters who are they?


Russia boasts the worlds largest forest - the Siberian taiga, the worlds deepest lake Baikal, and the largest Orthodox cathedral - Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow. And how about the most astounding records of the Russian people?


On April 22, 1908, famous Russian writer and paleontologist Ivan Yefremov, the author of the Andromeda Nebula and other popular sci-fi books, was born. Interestingly enough, the classic of Russian science fiction contributed not less into science than into literature.


Andrei Tarkovsky Jr, the head of the Tarkovsky International Institute is working on a documentary about his father. He told about it at the Tarkovsky Festival now running in Buenos Aires.


On March 11, 2018, Mexico unveiled a monument to Yuri Knorozov, who deciphered the Mayan writing. His student told about the great Soviet scientist and the riddle, over which the linguists racked their brains for more than a century.


The Krasnoufimsk Museum of Local Lore is collecting materials related to the life of Yevsey Yakimov, a self-taught artist born without hands and feet.


Dmitry Bykov says: I never set myself the task of influencing the opinion of the Russians. I set myself the task of reminding people that there are absolute values, and then let them think for themselves.


Nikita Mikhalkov has become the first film director awarded this prize.


Let's talk about the personality of the founder of the world famous Tretyakov Gallery, the legendary Moscow philanthropist Pavel Tretyakov, for whom art was something more than just collecting.


The exposition Features of My Beautiful Friends displayed about twenty portraits of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Alisa Freindlikh, Vladimir Malakhov, Sergei Yursky, and others.


December 29, 2016 marked the 30th anniversary since the death of the great Soviet film director Andrei Tarkovsky.


Those traits that Fyodor Dostoevsky attributed to the specifics of Russian mentality (all-inclusiveness, openness to the others, and emotional impressionability), were assumed by Dmitry Likhachov as inherent in European culture in general.


This article is dedicated to Russian athletes who gained Olympic medals at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. We present you a full list of Russian medalists with photos, short descriptions and links to our news and articles.


For the second year running the Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich sails high on Eclipse yacht: according to SuperYachts.com, nobody managed to build a longer boat. Other Russians on the list are Alisher Usmanov, Suleiman Kerimov, Yury Shefler, and Andrei Melnichenko.


Every year Russia increases its influence over world fashion market. Russian fashion designers and fashion houses have already had much attention and respect by both prominent specialists and common clients. Another way of Russian expansion are Russian models - beautiful, unusual and very talented women. Today we'll tell you about the most successful of them.


Summing up the month of the Urals region on our site, we want to present you the list of the most prominent and famous Ural people, who was born or spent most of their life there. This list will help you to navigate among many talented Russian people and find the person, you want to learn more about.


The Urals region is rich in talented people in different spheres of Russian life. And literature is not an exception to that rule. Ural nature inspires for creation of mystical or fairy-tale stories, Ural mode of life and traditions add ethnic flavour to the books and Ural rich history allows to create truly epic and dramatic novels. So, no wonder that Ural literature is so stands out against the whole mass of Russian literature. This article tells you about the most outstanding writers, who lived and worked in the Urals region.


They weren't able to stay in this world a little longer. But their short life was full of events and achievements. They enriched Russia with their talents and remained in history and people's memory. There is a list of 10 young Russian celebrities who died being below the age of 30, inclusive.


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