Russia Beyond

How Can You Reach the Kremlin by Phone?

Yekaterina Sinelschikova May 25, 2021 150 Comments

Did Soviet Cosmonauts Believe in God?

Nikolay Shevchenko May 23, 2021 350 Comments

The Surprising Things Currently BANNED in Russia

Nikolay Shevchenko May 22, 2021 305 Comments

The Pleasure of Domes: Russia’s Towering Wooden Shrines

Professor William Brumfield May 21, 2021 80 Comments

Why are Russians Obsessed with Mayonnaise?

Anna Sorokina May 18, 2021 233 Comments

7 Gothic Castles in Russia (PHOTOS)

Eleonora Goldman May 12, 2021 123 Comments

Streets in Russia Named After Americans

Georgy Manaev April 29, 2021 97 Comments

The First Russian Submarine

Boris Egorov April 12, 2021 165 Comments

The Weirdest Food Russian Tsars Ate

Georgy Manaev March 29, 2021 211 Comments

Why Do Most Russian Women Hate Feminism?

Diana Bruk March 14, 2021 834 Comments

What Braids Traditionally Meant to Russian Women

Anna Sorokina February 20, 2021 275 Comments

Place of Pilgrimage: The Borisoglebsky Monastery Near Rostov

Professor William Brumfield February 15, 2021 106 Comments

What do Russian and Old Slavonic have in common?

Svetoslava Tsvetkova February 7, 2021 201 Comments

Treasures of Russia’s Most Picturesque Monastery

Professor William Brumfield January 30, 2021 261 Comments

Why Do Russians Have 11 Days Off in January?

Russia Beyond January 27, 2021 186 Comments

The Story of the Russian Peasant That Fathered 87 Children

Victoria Ryabikova September 24, 2020 382 Comments

How to Get Russian Citizenship

Ksenia Zubacheva, Nikolay Shevchenko September 14, 2020 1,178 Comments

Yaroslavl’s Defining Monument: Church of the Prophet Elijah

Professor William Brumfield June 30, 2020 217 Comments

Several Ways to Get Russian Citizenship

Ksenia Zubacheva Nikolay Shevchenko June 4, 2020 819 Comments

Why Russians Called Their Monarch 'Tsar'

Georgy Manaev June 3, 2020 331 Comments

7 Most Venerated Russian Saints

Oleg Yegorov June 1, 2020 88 Comments

Why Russian Serfdom Was Not Slavery

Georgy Manaev May 17, 2020 230 Comments

12 Depictions of Christ in Russian Art

Russia Beyond May 13, 2020 394 Comments
Dormition Cathedral in Vladimir Russia. Photo by Professor William Brumfield

History in Carvings: The Cathedral of the Dormition in Vladimir

Professor William Brumfield November 3, 2017 196 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Seminarian in St. Petersburg, Russia

Aminova & Karagodina October 17, 2017 259 Comments