London is a cultural melting-pot and its diverse population has made significant contributions to the life and vitality of the UK’s capital city. Over the last few years Londoners have witnessed an influx of Russians into the city as Russian immigration has steadily increased since glasnost. Similarly, the British are visiting Russia and discovering for themselves this intriguing country that was, and to an extent still is, shrouded in mystery.
As a result, there is an increasing interest in Russian life and culture in our capital city – but where to find it?
Here are four suggestions which will get the keen Russophile started on what will no doubt become a lifelong journey.