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RI Proposes New NATO Flag Which Better Captures Its Diverse Values

by RI Staff () As we reported, in May NATO marked the "International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia" with a special NATO/LGBT flag. But then the other day it valorized Latvia's anti-Soviet 'Forest Brothers' guerrillas, who...
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New Russian Film About 20th Century Crimean Saint (Luke)

by (Pravoslavie.ru) This article originally appeared at Pravoslavie.ru On April 30, 2015, the film, Curing Fear, will be released, based on the history of life of the outstanding surgeon, scientist, and Holy Hierarch Luke,...
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This Ultra-Conservative Christian Genius Had Total Influence in 19th C. Russia (Pobedonostsev)

by Nicholas Kotar () About the author: For lovers of Russian culture, folklore, and history, Kotar’s work is a treasure. The grandson of White Russian immigrants, the 34-year-old is an author of epic fantasy novels...
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A Beautiful Braid Is a Long Tradition of Russian Women (Video)

by Anna Lutskova De Bacci () If you see a beautiful woman, how can you tell if she is Russian? Well, one of the ways is to look at her hair. If she’s wearing...
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6 Vacation Rentals for a Russian Trip to Remember

by Alexandra Tyan (The Moscow Times) This article originally appeared at The Moscow Times Want to make your Russian holiday even more memorable? Avoid the hotels and try one of these unusual rooms for rent. Little Britain in St. Petersburg ...
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A Homosexual Affair and the Tsar's Anger – Was Tchaikovsky's Early Death a Suicide?

by Dr. Paul Kindlon () Theories abound concerning the precise cause of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s death. Perhaps the best article on this subject was produced for the BBC by Dr Marina Frolova- Walker.
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Why the Martyred Tsar Nicholas II Is One of the Most Important Figures Ever

by Fr. Zechariah Lynch (Russian Faith) The Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II is, I would contend, one of the most significant saints of the past century and of our “modern” times. Clearly, every saint is of...
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Miracle in Upstate New York – a Russian Monastery and Seminary From Another World (Jordanville)

by (Russian Faith) This article originally appeared on a new site about the Christian renaissance in Russia, called Russian Faith. Their introductory video is at end of this article.
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Russia's 12 Most Ancient and Remarkable Churches

by Alexey Mosko (Russia & India Report) Scroll down to see more WIKIPEDIA.ORG
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The Religious Roots of Russia's Mistrust towards the West

by Damir Marinovich () I wouldn't completely disagree with some of the points made in the article "Anti-Western Sentiment as the Basis for Russian Unity," heavily criticized by fellow RI contributor Eric Kraus. Russian identity...
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The Extent of NATO's Destruction in Yugoslavia

by (Tanjug) The article originally appeared at Tanjug. Translated for RI by Mihajlo Doknic 16 years ago, without a UN Security Resolution, NATO started an illegal attack on Yugoslavia. Today commemorative ceremonies will take...
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Zaraisk: Ancient Citadel with Ties to Some of Russia's Greatest Figures

by Professor William Brumfield (Rbth.com) This article originally appeared at Russia Beyond the Headlines The town of Zaraisk, located some 90 miles southeast of Moscow, is a standout among the many interesting towns in...
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Check out These Wondrous Wooden Churches in Russia

by Olga Cherednichenko (Russia & India Report) This article originally appeared at Russia & India Report William Clement Smith builder of timber frames and wooden churches are his passion. When he saw a photograph of the...
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Post-War Berlin, the Summer of 1945

by (The New Cold War) This article originally appeared at New Cold War.org Unique film footage of how Berlin looked and how it was returning to life after war in the summer of 1945 has recently...
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Wonderful New Book: 'Miraculous Architecture of The Russian North'

by RI Staff () The extraordinary William Brumfield has done it again with another great book about Russian architecture. Brumfield is a legend and, despite living in New Orleans where he is a professor...
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Nostalgic Photos of Moscow in the 1950s. Zero Traffic!

by (English Russia) This article originally appeared at English Russia
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The Origins of Russian Freemasonry

by Dr. Paul Kindlon () The author is Professor of Humanities – Moscow University Touro. By all accounts, Freemasonry in Russia dates back to 1731, when Captain John Phillips was appointed as the provincial...
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9 People You Will Definitely Meet in Hell – an Indian Perspective

by Rakesh Krishnan Simha () Russia and India have been close allies for more than half a century. Yet most Russians know little about India. This is a country with its own world view,...
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The Last Tsar, Nicholas II, Was One of the Greatest and Most Successful Leaders Russia Ever Had

by Yegor Kholmogorov (The Unz Review) The author is one of the most prominent and popular Russian conservative publicists and historians. He has a weekly TV show on the conservative Russian Christian channel, Tsargrad...
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Amazing New War Panorama Museum in St. Petersburg – Putin Drops By (Video)

by Louis Heyward () A new museum has opened in St Petersburg that lets visitors feel the full experience of the Patriotic War.