Russia: Arts                                                            

  • Russian cultural achievements in the fields of architecture, ballet, literature and music are numerous. Several of its ballet companies are world famous. One of the most well-known dancers is named Mikhail Baryshnikov.


  • Musical composers such as Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Stravinsky all have contributed to a very rich Russian culture.


  • Russian folk culture also includes some beautiful artistic traditions, such as embroidery, woodcarving and painted matryoshkka dolls.