On a 9,288km journey inspired by the centennial anniversary of the railway’s completion in 1916, photographer Annie Ling captures life onboard the Trans-Siberian Railway, and beyond the carriage window
The Russian capital is full of cultural high points, from galleries and parks to its restaurants, bars and baths. This writer picks the must-sees plus his own favourites
smash up a room with a sledgehammer in Moscow
Dasha Zhukova’s new Moscow museum used to be a Soviet-era canteen, while Milan’s Fondazione Prada is a converted distillery.
From space-travelling babushkas to grainy electronic music, the Russian capital has come a long way since the legendary 1991 rock concert that drew an audience 13 times bigger than Glastonbury’s
When the Handstand games resumed after World War I Yashin realized that he should try and include some throwing events. The discus proved impossible to include and the javelin far too dangerous, but there was more success with the shot putt and hammer. Yashin allowed athletes to wear shoes with semi-circular indentations in the solesContinue reading “The Handstand Games in Moscow – Sports the Olympics Forgot”
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