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Visit |  Trip Advisory |  24.01.22

Russians Chose Top Countries for Travelling When Boarders are Open

The majority of Russians are in favour of lifting coronavirus restrictions on international travel, according to the results of the study conducted by the country’s job search service. As experts revealed, every second Russian (53 per cent) supports the World Health Organization’s initiative to lift coronavirus restrictions on international travel to reduce the level of

Visit |  Culture |  19.01.22

Russian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Epiphany

January 19 is the unchangeable date of the Epiphany of the Lord, one of the twelve main Christian holidays. It was on this day that John the Baptist baptized the 30-year-old Jesus in the Jordan River. After the completion of the ceremony, the heavens opened and the Spirit of God descended on Jesus in the

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  18.01.22

Over One Million Russians Visited Museums During Winter Holidays

More than one million people in Russia visited museums in the period from January 1 to 12, 2022. The most popular was the Tsarskoe Selo palace and park ensemble, according to the press service of the Russian Ministry of Culture.  “In total, 1,029,193 people visited museums subordinate to the Ministry of Culture of Russia in

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  18.01.22

Booking Switched Off Reservations in Crimea Due to EU Sanctions

The Dutch reservations service Booking.com explained the tightening of the accommodation policy in Crimea by the fact that the company follows the current trade sanctions imposed by the EU and the Dutch government against the republic.  On Monday, January 17, the Minister of Resorts and Tourism of Crimea, Vadim Volchenko, announced that he would appeal

Visit |  Culture |  14.01.22

Russian Female Convicts Compete for Famous Painting Best Parody

The Izoizolyatsia-3 (“ArtIsolation-3”) art contest was held in correctional colony number two of the Nizhny Novgorod region. The convicted women recreated images from paintings by famous artists, including the Renaissance epoch, as reported by the press service of the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.   It is noted that during the contest,

Visit |  Events |  14.01.22

Muscovites Invited for Exhibition Dedicated to Russian Rock Music Legend

The Moscow Central Exhibition Hall ‘Manege’ invites citizens and guests of the city to visit the biopic exhibition dedicated to the legend of the Russian rock music Viktor Tsoi. The exhibition is called “Viktor Tsoi. The Path of the Hero” and presents the Russian legend not only as a musician but also as an artist. 

Visit |  Events |  13.01.22

Today: Russian Press Day

The Day of the Russian Press is celebrated today, on January 13. This important day should not be confused with other holidays, as it refers particularly to the work of publishing houses and those who produce printed products. The holiday was established by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian

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

Videos |  Events |  27.12.21

Today Russians Express Gratitude and Pay Tribute to Emergency Rescuers [Video]

Today, on December 27, Russians have the Day of the Rescuer or Emergency Rescuer’s Day. On this special occasion, they congratulate the country’s rescuers, express gratitude to them and pay tribute to those who passed away fulfilling their duties.    This was what happened to the main chief of the Russian EMERCOM. On the morning

Visit |  Places to Visit |  24.12.21

Murmansk Region Creates New Tourist Attractions

Murmansk Oblast plans to launch new attractions for Russian and foreign tourists in the near future, including in Pechenga, the border region with Norway, as announced by the governor of Murmansk Oblast Andrey Chibis.  It is noted that in the last two years the income of the Murmansk region from the tourist industry amounted to

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  16.12.21

Experts Named Russians’ Favourite Novel in Digital Format

The novel “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman in electronic format has become the most popular among Russians, as reported by the LitRes group of companies.  LitRes specialists analyzed the interest of Russians in electronic and audiobooks, identifying the works that were most popular in 2021. The leader of the rating among e-books was Fredrik Backman’s

Visit |  Events |  15.12.21

Today Russians Honour Memory of Journalists Killed in Line of Duty

Today, on December 15, Russians have the Remembrance Day of Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty. This memorable date was officially established in 1991 on the initiative of the Russian Union of Journalists, when, covering the events in Yugoslavia, journalists Viktor Nogin and Gennady Kurennoy, gave their lives to show the truth to the