GUM is the main department store in many cities of the former Soviet Union, known as State Department Store during the Soviet era.
The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is a Russian Orthodox cathedral in Moscow, Russia, on the northern bank of the Moskva River, a few…
The transformation from an uninviting land into a place where everyone can come and find an activity to do is truly interesting.
Novodevichy Convent, also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery, is probably the best-known cloister of Moscow.
Kazan Cathedral Russian: Казанский собор, formally known as the "Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan", is a Russian Orthodox church located on…
There was a mosque built here over a hundred years ago, but it had to be torn down, and a new one was built in the same place.
The Suzdal Kremlin is the oldest part of the Russian city of Suzdal, dating from the 10th century.
The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines is a private historical interactive museum that keeps a collection of arcade machines that were…
Izmaylovsky Park or Izmaylovo Park is one of the largest parks in Moscow, Russia.
Aviapark is a six-story shopping center in the Khoroshyovsky District of Moscow, Russia.
Otkritie Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in Moscow, Russia. The venue is used mostly for football matches, hosting the home matches of…
Mikhail Vasilyevich Frunze was a Bolshevik leader during and just prior to the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Andrei Sergeyevich Bubnov was a Bolshevik revolutionary leader in Russia, and member of the Left Opposition.
Alexander Stepanovich Kaminsky was a Russian architect working in Moscow and suburbs.
Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and sportsman.
Vikhra, or Vichra is a river in Smolensky, Krasninsky, and Monastyrshchinsky Districts of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, and Mstsislaw District…
Smolensk State University is a university in Smolensk, Smolensk Oblast, Russia.
Lake Sterzh is the third largest among the Valdai Lakes in Tver Oblast of Russia. It is the first lake through which the Volga flows.
TransTelecom is a major telecommunications company in Russia that owns one of the largest networks in the world of fiber optical cables.
Nikolay Fyodorovich Makarov was a Soviet firearms designer, most notable for his Makarov pistol.