Contains photographs taken by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944), who offered a vivid portrait of a lost world--the Russian Empire on the eve of World War I and the coming revolution. His subjects ranged from the medieval churches and monasteries of old Russia, to the railroads and factories of an emerging industrial power, to the daily life and work of Russia's diverse population.
Roger Fenton's Crimean War photographs represent one of the earliest systematic attempts to document a war through the medium of photography. Fenton, who spent fewer than four months in the Crimea (March 8 to June 26, 1855), produced 360 photographs under extremely trying conditions.
The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia and is one of the largest and oldest museums of the world. Browse or search their digital collections to find high-resolution artwork images. (In Russian and English)
The State Tretyakov Gallery is a museum in Moscow, Russia, and is considered to be the foremost depository of Russian fine art in the world. Browse of search for images of icons, paintings, drawings, sculpture and other works of art. (In Russian and English)
RT is an international multilingual Russian-based television network, presenting round-the-clock news bulletins, documentaries, talk shows, and debates, as well as sports news and cultural programs on Russia aimed at the overseas news market.
Contains streaming television channels from all over the world. Listed under wwiTV- Russian TV, there are many channels airing programs in the Russian Federation today, including channels covering music, sports, news, and children's programming.