Articles by Evgenia Kleyner



Synthetic Marijuana Dealers Exploit Russian Legal Loophole

Synthetic marijuana, commonly sold under the genericized trademark Spice, offers a high that may be hundreds of times more intense than that of the drug it's designed to mimic Ч and it may kill you. But, most likely, it's legal.

Google Woos 'Geeks' With Fun Office Space

At first glance, Google Russia's 2,600-square-meter headquarters in Moscow appears more like an entertainment center than an office.

Chekhov's Tales Get Comic Book Style

Seth hates comic book readings. "Especially when the cartoonists do special voices for each of the characters," he said.

'Two Colors' Unnerves Celebs

"Two Colors," Mark Abramans' photography exhibition at Stoleshnikov Pereulok, kicked off Tuesday night, featuring celebrities shedding their refined veneer.

Grishin Invests in Mass Produced Personal Robot

Mail.ru co-founder Dimitry Grishin is investing 7.7 million rubles ($250,000) in a personal-robot manufacturer.

Online Retail Picking Up Tempo

Although the online retail market is growing by 25 percent per year, poor logistics, a low level of trust and distaste for banks continue to hamper e-commerce, experts said at an industry conference.

Court Battle Pits Kindergarten Against Preservationists

Moscow's Presnensky Court has upheld property developer Terra Auri's right to build a new kindergarten on the territory of an 18th century park, where  an existing but disused kindergarten is also located.

United Way of Russia Golfs to Raise Money

More than 100 people helped to raise around $90,000 and knock some balls around at the 10th Annual Golf Charity Tournament at the Moscow Country Club.

Yoga Journal Train Promotes Healthy Living

A Yoga Journal advertising train took off from Moscow to four major cities, partnering with the Federal Passenger Company and Yves Rocher to promote the magazineТs image.

Bank of Moscow Providing Free Park Bikes

The sight of Bank of Moscow president Mikhail Kuzovlyev, along with basketball players from Dynamo Moscow, peddling along the 12-kilometer bike path in Sokolniki Park on Thursday could have given some observers the idea that a celebrity race was in progress.

Tushino Fest Sees Stuntmen Compete

A two-wheeled, motorized bathtub accelerates along Moscow's Tushino airfield. Two handlebars protrude from its exterior, tinfoil covers the gasoline-fueled engine. A fire extinguisher and a mess of wires are hidden inside of the tub.