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Fun |  Events |  19.10.21

First Snow Started Falling in Moscow

Today, on October 19, the first snow started to fall in Moscow, near the settlement of Moskovsky.  The scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Centre, Roman Vilfand, told that the weather this week in the centre of European Russia will be changeable: on Tuesday, wet snow is falling and it will get only colder this week, with

Videos |  Movies |  18.10.21

Russian Film Crew Returned Home From Space [Video]

The first-ever professional film crew to shoot footage for a film in space returned from their 12-day trip to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, October 17. The Soyuz MS-18 craft, piloted by the Russian cosmonaut, Oleg Novitsky, and carrying actress, Yulia Peresild, and film director, Klim Shipenko, landed safely in Kazakhstan.   The

Videos |  Events |  18.10.21

Team Spirit: Russians Won International Dota 2 Championship [Video]

The players of the Russian e-sports organization ‘Team Spirit’ won the Dota 2 – The International World Championship that was held at the National Stadium in Bucharest and got the prize fund of a record $40 million.   In the grand final,  the ‘Team Spirit’ group consisting of Russians Yaroslav Naidenov (Miposhka), Magomed Khalilov (Collapse), Alexander

Fun |  Events |  12.10.21

Muscovites Played With Cute Kittens at City Exhibition and Even Took Them Home

This weekend Moscow held a special event for cat lovers, the traditional “KoShariki Show”.    The exhibition in Moscow’s Sokolniki was open on October 9 and 10. Kittens of 25 breeds were presented to the public: Kuril and Persian, British and Abyssinian, Thai and exotic ones. As specified, all pets have passed mandatory veterinary control.

Videos |  Events |  07.10.21

Today President of Russia Celebrates His 69th Birthday [Video]

Today, the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, turned 69 years old. As his press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, noted, despite his birthday, Putin has a lot of work for today and only in the evening he can celebrate the special day with his family and friends.   As noted, this is not the first birthday

Fun |  Culture |  05.10.21

Most Russians Had Such Teacher Who Influenced Greatly Their Lives

On October 5, 2021, Russians celebrate Teacher’s Day. For this occasion, specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTSIOM) presented data from a survey conducted among the country’s residents about their attitude to their former teachers.  First of all, when hearing the word “teacher”, 25% of respondents imagine a school or university specialist, while

Videos |  Movies |  05.10.21

First in History: Russian Cinema Crew Sent to Space [Video]

The Soyuz MS-19 manned spacecraft, carrying cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, has made an autonomous flight to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.    It is specified that the Soyuz-2.1a rocket was launched today, on October 5, from the 31st site of Baikonur at 11.55 am Moscow

Events |  16.09.21

Russian Chefs to Take Part in Lyon Gastronomic Competition

Russian teams of chefs and confectioners will take part in the final of the world cooking competition “Bocuse d’Or” and in the final of the World Cup in confectionery art “Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie”, which will be held in Lyon, France, at the end of September this year, TASS reports with reference to

Culture |  07.09.21

Russian Military Cinema Festival Started in China

The Russian Military Cinema Festival has started on Monday, September 6, in Beijing. The opening ceremony was held in a cinema on the territory of the Museum of the Communist Party of China, TASS reports.  According to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Olga Lyubimova, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation fully supports

Videos |  Events |  03.09.21

Russian Cosmonauts to Go Into Outer Space Soon [Video]

Today, on September 3, 2021, Russian cosmonauts, Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, will go into outer space to integrate the “Nauka” (“Science”) multi-purpose laboratory module for the first time after its docking with the ISS, TASS reports.   The start of work is scheduled for 5.35 pm Moscow time. It is assumed that the cosmonauts

Events |  03.09.21

Children From All Around Russia and Abroad to Participate in Environmental Project

Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources Management (Rosprirodnadzor) launched a project that aims at encouraging children to help and pay attention to nature, Sputnik reports.   “Ecology is For Everyone” (or literally, “Ecology is Everyone’s Business”) is the award for interesting and creative ideas and outstanding projects dedicated to the preservation of the environment,

Videos |  Funny Russia |  01.09.21

Race on High Heels Held in Kazan [Video]

A high-heeled race was held on the Kremlin Embankment in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, in which not only women but also men took part, the reports.  It is noted that the winners of the competition were identified at a distance of 60 metres. The competitors had to overcome this distance in shoes with