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Person of the Week: Rudolf Nureyev

Published: September 24, 2019

Рудольф Нуреев (Rudolf Nureyev) was a Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer who was considered one of the greatest dancers of his generation.

Person of the Week: Dmitri Mendeleev

Published: September 17, 2019

Дмитрий Менделеев (Dmitri Mendeleev) was a Russian chemist and inventor, perhaps best known for his creation of the periodic table of elements!

Person of the Week: Natalya Sats

Published: September 10, 2019

This week, our feature is Наталия Сац (Natalya Sats), a Russian stage director and theater founder. Sats was born on the 27th of August, 1903, to a Jewish family in Irkutsk. Her family moved to Moscow a year later, where her father, a composer, became the music director of the Moscow Art Theater. Sats began as a producer of puppet shows, but was soon invited to stage multiple operas on international stages.

Cabin Spotlight: St. Petersburg

Published: September 9, 2019

St. Petersburg is often the first building villagers see as they come to Lesnoe Ozero for the first time. The beautiful building houses Маринский Театр (Mariinsky Theater, our main performance space), рестаран (our dining hall), университет (university, one of our many study spaces), and библиотека (library, where villagers can play games and check out Russian books).

Noviy God!

Published: August 17, 2019

​Today we celebrated one of the most exciting holidays to celebrate in Russia, новый год (New Year’s)!

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