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Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?

Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?

Leo Tolstoy was one of Russia’s great writers, the creator of epic works such as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Snubbed by the Nobel committee despite multiple nominations for the Literature Prize, history has judged him more favourably. Count…

What will you watch on Russian Cinema Day this August?

What will you watch on Russian Cinema Day this August?

August 27th is Russian Cinema Day, a time set aside on the Russian calendar since 1980 to celebrate its movie industry. It was originally known as Soviet Cinema Day. The business of making movies is a big deal in Russia.…

How would you like to visit the home of Leo Tolstoy?

How would you like to visit the home of Leo Tolstoy?

Leo Tolstoy, author of the classics Anna Karenina and War and Peace, is undisputedly one of Russia’s greatest writers. He was born on 9th September 1828 at the family estate, Yasnaya Polyana, located about 120 miles from Moscow in Tula…