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Fine Arts & Architecture

Fine Arts & Architecture

Enthusiasts of fine arts and architecture have a plethora of options when planning a trip to nations of the former Soviet Union. World famous galleries and UNESCO World Heritage Sites are littered throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus – offering a wide variety of exhibits and sites to visit. Eastern Europe is predominately a mix of Russian...

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Hero Cities of the Great Patriotic War

Hero Cities of the Great Patriotic War

The title Hero City was given to 13 cities of the former Soviet Union. (To be precise, there are 12 Hero Cities and 1 Hero-Fortress). Each of the Hero Cities was honored for it’s great heroism, sacrifice and role in the eventual defeat of Fascist invaders during the Great Patriotic War. Of the 13 Hero Cities, 7 are in present day Russia, 4 lie within Ukraine,...

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Moscow Russian Language Course

Moscow Russian Language Course

Why not learn Russian directly in Russia’s capital! The Pushkin State Russian Language Institute offers foreigners courses of Russian for all levels from the beginners to the advanced. Advanced students can choose among lectures or workshops in the Russian language, literature, arts and culture. They may also take courses of business Russian. If you want to...

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia

Planning a travel itinerary to Moscow? With a history going back nearly nine centuries, this huge metropolis offers a little for everyone. From the Kremlin, Red Square, museums and historical monuments, to performing arts, fine arts and architecture, to a vibrant social scene that is an eclectic mix of retro and contemporary, you can spend weeks here and barely...

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Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Performing arts in Russia, Ukraine and nations of the former Soviet Union have earned an esteemed reputation around the world. From renowned classical music, ballet, opera and folk dance, to celebrated playwrights, composers, directors, singers and dancers, many Soviet and Post-Soviet names are synonymous with excellence in music, dance and theater. And to give...

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