The haunting sculpture Ghost Clock is a favorite Smithsonian artwork and a powerful example of the artist’s skill and craft
With a mission to create a diverse and dynamic Smithsonian, Robert McCormick Adams is remembered as an intense but humble leader
At the International Circus Festival in Monte Carlo, performers and managers weigh in on the 250-year-old tradition and its fate
The sports are hard. The words are harder. We’re here to help
From jackets heated with electronic ink to personal airbags for skiers, these are some of the most innovative wearables you’ll be seeing in PyeongChang
Researchers find that people easily recognize lullabies and dance songs from around the world
A bizarre sculpture of a baby Hercules strangling two snakes set this art historian on a course of discovery
An engineered strain of E. coli bacteria can produce a precursor to synthetic indigo using fewer nasty chemicals than traditional methods
Sometimes a work of art is characterized by a string of failures, but nonetheless ends up being a gorgeous freak accident of nature
The show’s rollicking one-liners and bawdy routines paved the way for Saturday Night Live and other cutting-edge television satire
Like Jackie and Dolley before her, Nancy Reagan brought her own unique style to the White House. But economic times were tough
For the protagonist of WB’s new comic book show, community and family come first
Did the designer meet his killer seven years earlier?
Fans of DC Comics will go batty for this new installation at the National Museum of American History
Cryptocurrency, Reserve Fund and a looong winter break
A new exhibition at the Library of Congress highlights female artists and their contributions to comic strips, magazine covers and political cartoons
The controversy embroiling Kaspersky Lab could spoil its competitors’ chances abroad
Miles Toland describes how he captured Indian street scenes on his phone and recreated them as giant murals that same day
These projects set to be completed this year are geared toward strengthening communities that have been left out of the economic recovery
Blow away winter blues with our recommended list of film, lectures, concerts and more
A short story reimagines the riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago and the chaos that shocked the world
A new book details the life of adventurer-botanist David Fairchild
The mirage of the singer’s soaring success echoes the mirage of post-war tranquility at home
These rare Buddhist artworks were found to contain traces of bone and blood
Beach Boys singer Mike Love recalls what it was like to be at the Indian locale, which remains a destination for fans of music and meditation
How the Madeleine L’Engle novel liberated young adult literature
By feeding his visions for the future to a well-regarded contemporary, the prolific inventor offered a peek into his brilliant mind
The holiday celebrations continue through January 13. Here’s what to cook to keep the festivities going.
After a glut sparked the biggest price crash in a generation and starved Russia of oil revenues, the nation sought to boost market share in the world’s top importer
The soundless lightspeed attack that baffled some fans was actually the film’s most scientifically accurate moment
The celebrated portraitist’s glittering images of black women upend tradition
The star-spangled event became a surprise battleground in the fight for women’s rights and racial equality
Russia’s overall trade with India has increased by more than 15 percent in the last five years
Gazprom meets more than a third of Europe’s demand for natural gas.
Russia pipped Saudi Arabia most of last year as the top crude supplier to China, the world’s biggest buyer.
The Russian National Oil and Gas Forum and the 18thedition of the Neftegaz International Exhibition will run on 17-18 and 16-19April 2018 at Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow.
On the British Teachers Coming Work in MoscowRussian education is going through an investment boom. Every year, new private schools are opened, many offering an education in English leading to an international diploma.
Leased labour andtemporary staffing in various forms and under different names (leasing,outstaffing and rent of the personnel) were commonly used in Russia since late90s.
The leading Russian private business school SKOLKOVO has announced a launch of a new programme in partnership with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) – EMBA for Eurasia.
What lahmacun may lack in cheese pulls it makes up for with juicy, spicy ground lamb
The pioneering photographer’s latest book documents the welcoming community of transgender individuals who serve as spirit mediums in Burma and Thailand
A Smithsonian historian reminds us how Graham, a Washington socialite-turned-publisher, transformed the paper into what it is today
Gazprom achieved record gas shipments to Europe this year
Several hotels have already raised prices 40-fold for the summer
Magnitude helps you imagine the outer limits of time, speed and distance—without breaking your brain
As much financial wealth is held by rich Russians abroad as in Russia itself
Foreign investors entered 2017 anticipating sanctions to be lifted
Foodfox works with over 2,000 restaurants in Moscow
Duma deputies ruled to harshen fines in response to the high demand for World Cup tickets, especially among Russian fans
A new book chronicles Ernst Haeckel’s life and his gorgeous renderings of wild things—scales, spikes, tentacles and all
Russians in Silicon Valley, foreign media screws tightening, offshores coming home
His path to fame and notoriety began by exploiting an enslaved woman, in life and in death, as entertainment for the masses
Our photography editors select their favorites from a year full of stunning photojournalism
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Gilbert Reyes saw the future for the instrument lay in the burgeoning Latino community
Relations between the two countries have soured in recent years after Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014
The nonprofit MICRO is on a mission to meet people where they are, staging small exhibitions in busy, public places
Russian wheat has largely been barred from entering the kingdom for the past decade
George Kachmazov, a Russian realtor, is buying up property in Athens.
With roots dating back to the 13th century, Gryla is not to be messed with