Visitors to Moscow will have a stunning new attraction to see soon. According to news from Interfax construction of the museum complex of the Tretyakov State Gallery on the Kadashevskaya embankment is on schedule for completion by 2018.
Russia’s Putin Honors Sergei Mikhalkov
A monument to the famous Russian poet, writer, publicist and soldier Sergei Mikhalkov was dedicated today by President Vladimir Putin. The unique creative heritage Mikhalkov contributions added significantly to the rich Russian heritage and history.
Putin Discusses Rebuilding Moscow Museum of New Western Art
Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed his cabinet and the government of the Russian Ferderation to evaluate whether or not to re-establish the Moscow Museum of New Western / modern / art. Putin’s recent “Direct Line” conversations are said to be the stimulus for this move apparently aimed at reclaiming for Moscow elements of Russia’s glorious past form the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
Moscow Planetarium Opens Its Doors
The planetarium in Moscow – closed down for 17 years – is finally reopening after sweeping renovations, billing itself as the largest planetarium in all of Europe with a massive 17,000 sq. meters of floor space. The renovations were first scheduled to begin back in 1994, only to be suspended for years by numerous lawsuits and scandals […]