February 12, 2013
Russian-American writer Alexaner Genis and RIR's Nora FitzGerald reflects on the books of Vladimir Sorokin, Russia's prominent writer who has created a language of violence and terrible beauty
December 21, 2012
Tolstoy's literary heirs talk about what they would do in their final hours
December 1, 2012
Environmentalist Evgeniya Chirikova and punk protesters Pussy Riot join Hillary Clinton in Foreign Policy's prestigious list for 2012
September 3, 2012
Photographer Andy Freeberg reveals a depth of feeling, both humorous and haunting, in the women who guard Russia’s masterpieces
February 29, 2012
Alexandre Vassiliev, Russia’s well-known costume designer, who collected 10,000 dresses and costumes, hopes to bring his Ballet Russe collection to the Kennedy Center
December 15, 2011
Nora FitzGerald outlines the modern trends of the Russian movie-industry for the last decade.
June 22, 2011
Historians are still uncovering stories from World War II, including that of the Soviet Union's young female fighter pilots.
August 11, 2010
In a key speech, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev puts modernisation at the heart of the the Russian foreign policy.