Jozef Kollar: The times of get-rich-quick are gone

Jozef Kollar: The times of get-rich-quick are gone Jozef Kollar, 56-year-old economist and politician from Slovakia, started working as Deputy Chairman of the Board at the International Investment Bank in March 2016 after the bank opened its first European regional office in Bratislava. Currently, IIB members, whose headquarters are located in Moscow, include such countries…

Slava Polunin: How to achieve the impossible

Slava Polunin: How to achieve the impossible What can a clown teach? Quite a lot, if his name is Slava Polunin. The legendary clown and creator of the Academy of Idiots, whose art has been admired worldwide, recently presented at the Skolkovo innovation center.   When you glance at the 67-year old Slava Polunin or…

Where great Russian authors lived and wrote

Where great Russian authors lived and wrote Moscow has always been home to many great people. Writers and poets wrote their creations in old mansions and narrow alleys, got married in Orthodox churches, and dedicated their writing to different city streets. It’s important to be familiar with works by Pushkin, Bulgakov, and Gogol, but it’s…

MOSCOW VOCABULARY #22

This section of the magazine – “Moscow Vocabulary” – was born of remembering … Ronald Reagan, who appeared to be a fan – and collector – of Russian proverbs and sayings. Well, and we would like to guide you into a world of Russian idioms – just as bright and colorful.   НАЖИМАТЬ НА ВСЕ ПЕДАЛИ – nazhimat’ na vse pedali.…