DANTE Kitchen + Bar: A flavor rainbow

DANTE Kitchen + Bar: A flavor rainbow “Flavorful, delicious, positive” – these words are a great summary of everything about the restaurant DANTE Kitchen + Bar, which opened last spring in the center of Moscow, on Kuznetsky Most 3. Its cozy interior is pleasing to the eye, and the unusual food is a treat for everyone.…

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MOSCOW VOCABULARY #24

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.   КТО В ЛЕС, КТО ПО…

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For fans of steam rooms and bath brooms

For fans of steam rooms and bath brooms The most famous banyas in Moscow Muscovites have loved to wash and take steam baths in city banyas for a very long time, and nothing could ever stop them – not mass construction projects, and not the widespread emergence of personal bathrooms in people’s homes. Almost every district…

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Autumn Marathon: from Bach to Julio Iglesias

Autumn Marathon: from Bach to Julio Iglesias An important event has taken place in Moscow’s cultural life – this fall marked the opening of the unique Zaryadye concert hall. On City Day (September 8), the hall’s audience members heard a magnificent concert by the Mariinsky Theater Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Valery Gergiev. The technology this…

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World Cup: stereo types take a big hit

World Cup: stereo types take a big hit The World Cup opened the eyes of millions of foreigners when it comes to Russians. They understood that Russians have nothing in common with the scary images painted by unscrupulous media in the West. A lot of myths have finally been dispelled. Russians are welcoming and friendly people.…

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Renovations, German-style

Renovations, German-style Moscow has started to implement a large-scale renovation program for the so-called “Khrushchyovkas,” the construction of which began back in the USSR in the 1950s. But these residential buildings weren’t only constructed in the USSR. They were built in other socialist countries as well. This format was especially popular in the German Democratic…

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What’s new #24

A world class concert hall opened in Zaryadye Park The opening ceremony was attended by President Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’. A total of about 300 events will be held in the concert hall in 2019/2020. They include music concerts, lectures,…

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Mathias von Hofen: There’s a lot to learn from Moscow

Mathias von Hofen: There’s a lot to learn from Moscow All of the publications that independent journalist Mathias von Hofen writes for wouldn’t be able to fit even on an unusually large professional card. There is Wirtschaftswoche, Bayerische Staatszeitung, Wirtschaftszeitung, Nürnberger Nachrichten and Weserkurier, along with several online media outlets and local political science centers.…

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In the spirit of traditional friendship and mutual understanding

In the spirit of traditional friendship and mutual understanding The 23rd session of the Russia-India Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation was held in the middle of September in Moscow   Our two countries enjoy a special and privileged strategic partnership. This partnership has strengthened over time and covers a vast agenda…

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Sergey Sobyanin elected Mayor of Moscow

Sergey Sobyanin elected Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin took office as Mayor of Moscow. The inauguration took place on September 18, in the recently opened Zaryadye concert hall.   Chairman of the Election Committee of the City of Moscow Valentin Gorbunov presented Sergey Sobyanin with an election certificate and the title of Mayor of Moscow –…

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