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‘Terracotta Army: Immortal Warriors of China’ Reconstruction Exhibition

‘Terracotta Army: Immortal Warriors of China’ Reconstruction Exhibition
Visitors to the ‘Terracotta Army: Immortal Warriors of China’ reconstruction exhibition at VDNKh will be transported to the mystical atmosphere of Ancient China and witness the impressive scale of the grandiose army.

Day Trip: Take a Deep Breath of Literary Inspiration at Peredelkino

Korney Chukovsky house-museum
If you have read Doctor Zhivago or watched one of its TV or film adaptations, Peredelkino is a must-visit location. There, you can seek out inspiration, stand on the very spot where your favorite literary characters first came to life, and visit the houses where famous authors once lived, worked and created their masterpieces.

Day Trip: Discover an Ancient Russian Monastery in Sergiev Posad

Sergiev Posad
Are there pancakes on Pancake Hill? Why is an ancient church bell called ‘the Swan’? What are the rules for visiting an Orthodox monastery? Lý Trang, from Vietnam, is a second-year master’s student at HSE University. Having visited Sergiev Posad, she has prepared a short travel guide with her impressions and some useful tips.

See How the Past Creates the Present at This Month’s Must-visit Exhibitions

See How the Past Creates the Present at This Month’s Must-visit Exhibitions
It is often claimed that the present is the outcome of the past. Here is a selection of current exhibitions to help you draw your own conclusions about this statement.

1917. Free History: Follow Russian Revolution on Twitter

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1917 revolution, a milestone that changed the Russian historical path once and forever. The ‘1917. Free History’ project offers a thrilling and easy way to follow the events of that crucial year online.

Historical Festival in Kolomenskoye: Ancient Rome

For the fifth time, Times and Epochs, a historical reconstruction festival, will take place this weekend in Kolomenskoye. This time it will be dedicated to the glorious era of Ancient Rome.