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Videos |  Events |  10.05.21

Victory Day: Moscow Celebrations of Greatest Holiday in Russia [Video]

Yesterday, on May 9, Russians celebrated Victory Day which is the greatest holiday for the country residents. On that day, in Moscow, a solemn parade took place, TASS reports. President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, addressed the parade spectators from the rostrum.  The president congratulated Russians on Victory Day, and stressed that this day is “a

Insight |  Around Russia |  10.05.21

Tver Governor to Award Girl Marching Barefoot on Victory Day

The governor of the Tver region, Igor Rudenya, plans to encourage a student of the 11th grade of a local school, who continued the march without a slipped boot during the solemn procession on Victory Day, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the regional government.  It is clarified that the girl was

Videos |  Movies |  08.05.21

Netflix Bought Russian Film “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor” [Video]

On May 5, the Russian film “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor” became available on the Netflix streaming service. The film’s producer, Mikhail Kitaev, said that further cooperation with Netflix will depend on the number of views of the film on the platform, Forbes reports.  It is noted that the film “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor”

Visit |  Culture |  08.05.21

Roskomnadzor Demanded From Google Remove Restrictions From ‘Heroes’ Street’

Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media, Roskomnadzor (RKN), has sent a letter to the management of Google LLC demanding to remove the restriction on access to the “Heroes’ Street” application, owned by the State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company ‘Saratov’.   According to the RKN, the application which contains information about

Fun |  Culture |  07.05.21

Russians Chose Favourite Films About Great Patriotic War

Among the films about the Great Patriotic War, Russians prefer to watch “Only Old Men Are Going to Battle”, according to the results of a survey conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM), RIA Novosti reports.   According to the research results, the film “Only Old Men Are Going to Battle” is liked by

Insight |  Around Russia |  07.05.21

Most Russians to Participate in Victory Day Celebrations

Specialists of the Romir research holding studied the attitude of Russians to the upcoming Victory Day and found out how the country’s residents plan to spend this holiday.  According to the results of the survey, the majority of respondents (38 per cent) traditionally plan to take part in the Victory Day celebrations. In June 2020,

Insight |  Around Russia |  06.05.21

Coronavirus Prevalence Rate in Russia Dropped to Minimum Since March

The spread of Covid-19 in Russia today, on May 6, 2021, dropped to a minimum since March 12 (0.89 points), which follows from TASS calculations based on the data obtained from the Federal Operational Headquarters for the Fight Against Coronavirus.  It is clarified that the coronavirus prevalence rate shows how many people, on average, manage

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.05.21

First Tourist Train Departed From Moscow to Caucasus

On May 1, a cruise train on the route “Hospitable Caucasus. The Great Silk Road” departed from the Paveletsky railway station in Moscow for the first time, RIA Novosti reports. It will be on the way for seven days and six nights and will pass through Novorossiysk, Kislovodsk, Yessentuki, Grozny, Makhachkala, Derbent, and Volgograd.  There

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.05.21

Spain Resumes Issuing Visas in Moscow

Spain resumes issuing Schengen visas in Moscow from May 12, 2021, RadioSputnik reports with reference to the data provided by the Spanish Consulate General.   “Those wishing to apply for a Schengen visa should contact the Spanish Visa Application Centre by appointment,” the statement said. It is specified that entry into Spain, as well as other

Visit |  Events |  05.05.21

Kaliningrad Hosted Russian Fish Festival

The Kaliningrad region hosted the largest exhibition of street seafood from all over Russia “Fishtival”. The festival represented 150 recipes for modern street food and 30 types of fish. Chefs from Moscow, Vladivostok, Chelyabinsk, Tula, and the Republic of Mari El brought their masterpieces to the event, chelTV reports.   One of the projects was a

Business |  Technology |  04.05.21

Female Cosmonaut to Become Russian Crew Member

The only woman in the Russian cosmonaut corps, Anna Kikina, joined the crew for a flight to the ISS in 2022, RIA News reports with reference to a source in the rocket and space industry.   “Crews are scheduled for the flight in 2022. Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov will be preparing for the