What does Russian flag look like?
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Russian tricolour Welcome to the new edition of Matryoshka’s diary. This week our author Elena will shed some light on the history of the Russian flag as well as the share some contemporary facts related to the Russian tricolour. Introduction The Russian flag is a white, blue […]
Bizarre facts about Russia Welcome to this week’s edition of Matryoshka’s Diary. This week our author Elena will share a few facts about Russia that are not commonly known to foreigners (and maybe some Russian people, too). Russia’s greatest museum – The Hermitage, also in St Petersburg – is home to around 70 cats, which guard its […]
The Day of Unity in Russia. History, meaning, traditions. Welcome to the new edition of Matryoshka’s Diary. Some of you might know that on the 4th of November Russian people celebrate the Day of Unity which is a public holiday in Russia. Unity Day calls for tolerance between various ethnic and religious groups in the Russian Federation. […]
Paintings that show the big things: the world, history, great men. Welcome to the new edition of Matryoshka’s Diary. Today we will explore Russian history through the lenses of art. Do you like Russian history as much as we do? Then, get yourself comfortable as we are about to take you on a historical adventure. […]