Ajay Kamalakaran, RBTH Deputy Editor for “Russia and India Business Report,” shares his never-ending voyage to understand the Russian soul that inspired his first pilgrimage to Russia’s most beautiful city on the Baltic Sea.
Ajay has long relations with Dostoevsky....Read more...
07 April 2013Now that the Spring Equinox has passed, RIR presents seven corners of Russia where you can enjoy some pleasant weather.
1. The first calendar day of spring on Ratmanov Island
The easternmost place in Russia — the place where, according to the...>>
07 April 2013This charming and slow-paced town has a lot to offer the discerning tourist and there are some mouth-watering and inexpensive food options.
Kostroma is located at the confluence of the Volga and Kostroma Rivers
Kostroma is a big river port, a...>>
06 November 2012The small town in the Kaluga Region could just as well have been a setting for a 19th century Russian novel.
Church of the Entry, Borovsk, Russia. Source: NVO/Wikimedia
All it takes to get a feel of small town life in 19th century Russia is a...>>
05 September 2012Despite centuries of Orthodox Christianity and decades of Communist Rule, Russians are not ready to shed the superstitious beliefs from the country’s Pagan past.
K.Bryullov. Svetlana tells fortunes. 1836
When I accidentally stepped on a Russian...>>
23 July 2012विक्टर अस्ताफ़येव
प्रिय श्रोताओ, आज हम आपको लेखक विक्टर अस्ताफ़येव की कहानी ‘इण्डिया’ सुनाना चाहते हैं| तो आइये, पहले स्वयं लेखक का छोटा सा परिचय दे दें|जीवन का निर्मम सच्चाई के साथ चित्रण करके अस्ताफ़येव ने बीसवीं सदी के दूसरे भाग के रूसी साहित्यकारों...>>
23 November 2011Nov. 22, 2011, Moscow – Russia Beyond The Headlines (RBTH), an internationally recognized source of news about Russia, today announced the release of its free iPad app “Touch Russia.”
This new digital edition of RBTH contains content from the...>>
26 September 2011
The history of St. Basil’s Cathedral and its nine domes
St. Basil's the Blessed (Protection Veil of Our Lady) Cathedral, better known as St. Basil's (Intercession) Cathedral (Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed), stands in the south part of Moscow’s...>>