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  • The Calvert Journal


Online magazine devoted to the past and present culture of Russia and other countries from the former USSR, operated by the Calvert 22 Foundation

  • The Moscow Times


English-language newspaper featuring the latest coverage from the capital of Russia

  • Russian Life Magazine


Magazine published six times a year in both print and digital formats, offering articles of general interest on Russian history, culture, and travel

  • Project 1917


A colourful and lively recreation of the events leading up to the Russian Revolution, featuring eyewitness testimony and primary sources from those who lived through it. Everything is recreated as though taking place through forms of social media in real time. Highly creative and informative, and available in both English and Russian. 

Russian Literary Museums

  • Yasnaya Polyana Museum


The famous estate of Leo Tolstoy, now a museum open to visitors. Website currently available only in Russian

  • Dostoevsky Museum, St. Petersburg


Museum and exhibition housed in the apartment in St. Petersburg where Dostoevsky wrote some of his greatest masterpieces. Website available in Russian and English. They also run the annual “Dostoevsky Day” in July

  • Pushkin House


Billed as the “first and largest literary museum in Russia”, housed in the Institute of Russian Literature and featuring many valuable and extensive collections. Website available in Russian and English.

  • Mikhail Bulgakov Museum


Museum and café in the Moscow apartment where Bulgakov wrote The Master and Margarita. Website partially available in English.

  • Russian Museum List (General)


Thorough list of the various museums throughout Russia, including many of the best historical literary attractions, with summaries, photos, and contact info listed for each

  • St. Petersburg Card – Literary Museums


Special card for tourists to St. Petersburg, for discounted entry to a variety of literary museums

tourist/traveller information

  • Russiau: Travelling to Russia and Beyond


Website run by a native Russian and featuring a wealth of information and tips for those interested in travelling to Russia

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