A History of Russian Holiday Cards (Pre-Revolution)

The custom of sending greeting cards can be traced back to the ancient Chinese, who exchanged messages of good will to celebrate the New Year, and to the early Egyptians, who conveyed their greetings on...

10 Best Films of Eldar Ryazanov

Eldar Ryazanov is one of Russia’s most popular film directors. Holidays, especially New Year’s, Russia’s most important family holiday, are celebrated by, in part, watching his movies. Although Irony of Fate is the most popular...

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts – November, 2017

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of September. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join...

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts – October, 2017

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of September. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join...

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts – September, 2017

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of September. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join...

5 Minutes in Russia

This footage was captured by SRAS Assistant Director Josh Wilson: “This was city day in Moscow, but the amount of foot traffic on the new pedestrian streets in the city center – and the amount...

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of August. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join...

Nashe Radio Top 5: June, 2017

Nashe Radio plays popular music that isn’t quite “pop.” What’s big in Russian-language rock, rap, punk, R&B, and alternative? Nashe Radio’s all-Russian and eclectic playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot...

Russkoe Radio Top 5: June 2017

Russkoe Radio plays pop music exclusively in Russian. What’s big in Russian-language pop and dance music? Russkoe Radio’s pop playlists can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top...

Poland’s Top Pop Music: June, 2017

Radio Zet is one of Poland’s most popular pop music stations. What’s big in Polish-language adult contemporary, dance, and easy-listening? Radio Zed’s playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of the...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: June 2017

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: May 2017

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...