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Svetlana Kurakina

House on the Embankment – A palace for Stalinist nobility
Many buildings in Moscow stand near the Moskva River, but only one is known as the House on the Embankment – one of the city’s most famous apartment blocks, where happiness and fear lived side by side.

14.06.2012 17:48

Guided history walks around Moscow reveal hidden past
From exploring hidden bomb shelters, to taking a ride through a Royal Palace, join RT’s tour around Moscow’s "alternative" attractions.

11.06.2012 13:42

Poet’s love shelter: Tragic story behind Pushkin house
Join RT’s tour around Pushkin’s Moscow home – a perfect place to discover more about the poet’s doomed marriage, as well as his passion for his native city.

07.06.2012 17:39

Online word games lighten load of language students
Difficult to master, but increasingly in demand, the Russian language poses quite a challenge for expats new to the country. RT looked at the ways to battle with the formidable foe, Russian grammar.

04.06.2012 18:32

Century as a centerpiece: RT’s guided tour around Pushkin museum
While the Pushkin museum is celebrating100 years as a jewel in the city's art life, RT pays tribute to the international culture icon.

31.05.2012 17:24

Mud pack: Off-road racers take cars to hell and back
A wild ride though terrain as rough as it gets, paved with mud and adrenaline, is a challenge for any car and driver. RT talked to the daredevils behind Russia’s off-road racing.

28.05.2012 18:54

Bolshaya Ordynka – open-air museum with architectural gems
A piece of ancient history in the heart of Moscow, Bolshaya Ordynka is one of the oldest streets in the capital’s historic center.

24.05.2012 18:22

Thrill-seeker’s dream: Skydivers jump at chance to feel adrenaline
Join skydiving addicts to find out if there are any boundaries up in the sky, as RT pays a visit to a Moscow-based jumping school.

21.05.2012 17:51

Pokrovsky Boulevard – a whistle-stop tour of Moscow history
A piece of leafy countryside in the heart of Moscow, Pokrovsky Boulevard is not usually a magnet for tourists, who might think it too quiet and unexciting. But RT found this place off the beaten track to be as captivating as any other Moscow street.

17.05.2012 17:48

‘Magic’ art classes: Drawing like the masters
What if years of art school classes could be cut down to just two weeks of practice – with stunning results?

14.05.2012 17:50

Open-air museum displays pride of Soviet military production
A unique combination of firepower, sturdiness and mobility, the iconic T-34 has become legendary as the tank that won the Great Patriotic War for the Soviet Union. Join RT on a tour of the museum dedicated to the powerful weapon.

10.05.2012 17:42

Bears great and small gather to mark Teddy’s 110th birthday
As the much-loved children's toy, the Teddy Bear, is celebrating its 110th birthday, a collection of Russia's rarest bear items have gone on display in the capital.

26.04.2012 16:57