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Fun |  Events |  12.04.22

Russians Celebrate Cosmonautics Day [Video]

Today, on April 12, cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov, who are on board the International Space Station (ISS), received gifts for Cosmonautics Day. Presents from relatives were placed in boxes in advance, signed and delivered on a spaceship. On the eve of the holiday, the cosmonauts took them out of the stowage,

Fun |  Movies |  06.04.22

Film Festival to Be Held in Moscow Soon

The 29th Open Festival of student and debut films “Saint Anna” will be held this year from April 15 to 20 in Moscow. Twenty film schools will take part in the event.  The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Cinematographers of Russia and the National Academy

Fun |  Events |  05.04.22

Developers of ‘World of Tanks’ Game Leave Russia and Belarus

The studio behind popular online military games such as ‘World of Tanks,’ ‘World of Warships’ and ‘World of Warplanes,’ “Wargaming”, has announced it will be completely shutting down operations in Russia and in its native Belarus, where it was founded.  The company announced the decision in a statement posted on its official website, saying it

Fun |  Events |  14.03.22

First ‘Smeshariki Land’ Amusement Park to Be Open in Russia

The first park based on the popular Russian animated series “Smeshariki” will appear on the territory of Russia. The joint launch of a unique project was announced by the Skazka amusement park and the Riki group of companies, which is the copyright holder of the Smeshariki brand.  Smeshariki, which is short for “funny balls”(in English

Videos |  Events |  19.01.22

Russian Cosmonauts on ISS Began First Spacewalk in 2022 [Video]

Roscosmos cosmonauts, Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, opened the exit hatch of the Poisk module of the International Space Station (ISS) and began the first spacewalk in 2022 as part of the work on the integration of the Prichal node module.   The commander and flight engineer of the 66th long-term expedition to the ISS

Fun |  Culture |  13.01.22

Today: Russians Celebrate Old New Year

Today Russians traditionally celebrate the New Year in “old style”, that is, according to the old calendar, which was changed in 1918 by the Bolshevik government (Tsarist Russia lived according to the Julian calendar, and Europe lived according to the Gregorian calendar).  The difference between the two calculus systems was 13 days and created inconveniences

Fun |  Places to Visit |  10.01.22

Russian Main Father Frost’s Manor Visited by Over 24,000 Tourists 

Almost 25 thousand people visited Russian Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug (Vologda region) on New Year’s holidays, as reported by the governor of the region Oleg Kuvshinnikov in his Telegram channel. “We have summed up the first results of the winter tourist season. One of the most popular destinations for family holidays is the patrimony

Fun |  Events |  31.12.21

Ru-Main Team Congratulates Readers on New Year

   Dear readers, This year is coming to an end and the new year is already preparing to step in. The whole Ru-Main team wishes the coming year to bring you only good news and positive thoughts! We hope that all your dreams can turn into goals and those goals you successfully achieve! Note! We

Fun |  Events |  27.12.21

Russian Cosmonauts to Cook Dressed Herring on ISS for New Year

The Russian crew of the International Space Station (ISS) will prepare a herring under a fur coat for the New Year’s table, according to the cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov.   “We even have black caviar, tangerines, we are going to make with Pyotr ourselves a herring under a fur coat,” Shkaplerov shared their plans for the festive

Fun |  Events |  23.12.21

Festive Bus Drives Father Frosts Around St. Petersburg

The traditional New Year’s “Dedmorobus” (“Fatherfrobus”) was launched in St. Petersburg. The bus that carries Father Frosts around the city is made in a retro style and decorated with multicoloured garlands.  Father Frosts from the festive orchestra will arrange concerts for the townspeople, as well as give gifts and take pictures with those who wish.

Videos |  Events |  17.12.21

Main Christmas Tree in Russia Brought to Kremlin [Video]

Russian main Christmas tree was brought to the Moscow Kremlin from the Shchelkovo city district in the Moscow region. This year, the tree arrived more than an hour late, as traffic jams formed in Moscow in the evening.   “The Christmas tree was delivered to the Kremlin at its destination. The road was good, there

Fun |  Events |  16.12.21

Russians to Create New Year’s Pictures on Rivers Ice

Residents of Russian cities will join the “New Year’s Miracle” campaign, which originated in the Amur Region last year, and with the help of shovels and brooms, they will “draw” postcards on frozen reservoirs, as the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia reported on Thursday, December 16, on its official Instagram page.   The