Spotlight on Europeana’s Russian collections

With the Winter Olympics taking place in Sochi, Russia, it seems a good time to take a look at Europeana’s Russian collections. 60,000 items come from a range of institutions in Russia: the Rybinsk State Architectural, Historical and Art Museum …





Winter Olympics start today!

The 22nd Winter Olympics start today in Sochi, Russia. It’s the first time Russia has ever hosted the winter games and it’ll be the most expensive games ever (more expensive than all the winter games that have gone before it …





Denmark: Uffe Elbæk

Arti­cle by Uffe Elbæk, Culture Minister of Denmark: At first look, this seems to be an unremarkable image. Three men in front of a brick wall, quite ordinary, except perhaps for their very fine and well-groomed moustaches. But just behind this …