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  • From Screen to Life: A Movie Guide to St. Petersburg

    From comedies to dramas, St. Petersburg has been the backdrop – and the character – in some of our most beloved movies. As the weather improves, why not walk along some of those routes and feel like a character from one of these films?


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: December 19-20, 2020

    The weekend’s fast approaching and your only plan is another junk food-fueled Netflix marathon before you call it a night? We feel ya. Luckily, there’s still plenty of action happening in St. Petersburg – both safe and fun. And whether you’re looking for some festive mood or things to keep your mind busy, we’ve rounded up some ideas that will, for sure, be right up your alley.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 28-29, 2020

    It’s about time to start planning your weekend getaways with our handy guide to things to do in and around St. Petersburg. From the events to tune into online to not-to-be-missed festivals – here are some fun things to get up to this weekend!


  • Russia on Film: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Donning fur coats year round, drinking vodka with every meal, and plotting evil schemes are just some of the ways in which filmmakers love to portray Russians. But are they true? Let me take my ushanka off and take a closer look at some of the most common stereotypes.


  • Speak Like a Russian: Phrases From Soviet Movies We Know by Heart

    Well, you alcoholics, idlers, hooligans… Who wants to work today? This is not us picking on you – it's a quote from a famous Soviet movie that every Russian knows by heart. These mind-boggling catchphrases and witticisms might have you scratching your head when you hear your friends use them, seemingly at random. But they're part of the Russian psyche, and you can get in on the game!


  • 5 Animated Movies to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

    Trick or treat! With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate all things creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky. And what better way to do that than turn this day of mischief into a dusk-to-dawn movie marathon? Let’s spice it up with some werewolf bunnies, haunted houses with living and breathing monsters, and giant spider-like creatures with buttons for eyes (yuck!) for some chills and laughs.


  • To Yandex or Not to Yandex: Russian Apps to Make Your Life Easier

    Tech giants like Amazon, Facebook, and Apple are taking over the world. We uber to places, facetime our friends, and google things up even when we do not exactly use Uber, Facetime, and Google, respectively. But what is just as popular in Russia?


  • Almost 7 Movies To Get You Studying

    Starting a new school year, no matter how much anticipated, can be both exciting and overwhelming. How about getting into the groove of things with movies that take you on a wild ride of school life? Here are our top picks.


  • Movie Fridays: Latest Releases

    In the mood for a movie night? Here’s our (rather sci-fi heavy!) overview of the latest TV show and movie releases!


  • Movie Fridays: New Releases

    Quarantine got your watchlist dwindling? Here’s an assortment of noteworthy new releases to replenish your supplies!