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Visit |  Trip Advisory |  19.06.21

Experts Measured Water Temperature at Russian Resorts

The water temperature on the Russian coast of the Baltic approached maximum warming, in the Black Sea resorts, it is about 21 degrees, on the Azov Sea up to 24 degrees, and off the coast of Crimea 16 degrees, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the Head of the Roshydromet Situation Centre Yuri Varakin.  “The

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  18.06.21

Russians Told Which Meat Brand They Trust Most

Specialists of the Romir research holding presented an index of popularity and trust of Russians to brands of meat producers. According to the results of the research carried out by the holding’s specialists, the “Miratorg” brand is at the top of the rating (92 per cent of the respondents know it).   The second place is

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  17.06.21

Moscow Became Most Popular City in Russia for Holiday Travel

Analysts of the OneTwoTrip online travel planning service told what places their clients most often visited last weekend when country residents celebrated the Day of Russia (on June 12). It turned out that Moscow became the most popular destination during the holidays, RIA Novosti reports.  Every fifth traveller purchased flights to Moscow with a return

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  17.06.21

Jordan Announced Readiness to Invite Russian Tourists

Russians can visit Jordan with a negative COVID-19 test made no earlier than 72 hours before a trip, RIA Novosti reports referring to the Ambassador of Jordan to Russia Khalid Shawabka.  “Russian citizens can come to Jordan at any time if they have a negative PCR test,” the ambassador said. It is reminded that the

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  17.06.21

Experts Named Cost of Most Expensive Train Tickets in Russia

Experts from the OneTwoTrip travel planning service have named the most expensive air and train tickets’ cost in the spring of 2021, RIA Novosti reports. So, the most expensive flight cost a tourist from Moscow to Dubai 798,000 rubles for a trip in first class.   In the second place is a flight in business class

Visit |  Events |  16.06.21

Russian IT Technologies to Be Studied in Tajikistan

Russian IT technologies presented at the IT forum in Ugra (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) must be studied for possible implementation in the higher education system of Tajikistan, as stated by the republic’s general consul in Yekaterinburg Zafar Sayidzoda, TASS reports.   The XII International IT Forum with the participation of the BRICS and SCO countries is being

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  16.06.21

Nizhny Novgorod Residents Expect Tourist Crowds to Visit City This Summer

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service interviewed representatives of the economically active population of Russian million-plus cities on how much they lack tourists in their cities. It turned out that the residents of Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, and Krasnoyarsk are most of all expect tourists to visit their cities.   Experts found out that 52 per

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  14.06.21

Most Russians are Proud of Country’s Army and Navy

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented the data from a survey of Russians dedicated to the Day of Russia. Most country residents (73 per cent) know that on June 12, the country traditionally celebrates Russia Day, which until 2002 was called Independence Day. It is noted that over the past 15

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  12.06.21

Kaliningrad and Moscow Overtook Crimea in Water Temperature

The water in the Moskva River and in the Baltic in the Kaliningrad region is now warmer than in the Black Sea on the Crimean coast, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Centre Roman Vilfand.  “Night temperatures are high, and they do not allow the water to cool down.

Visit |  Culture |  12.06.21

Experts Named Top Most Read Russian Books Abroad

For the Day of Russia, which is traditionally celebrated on June 12, the book service LitRes conducted a study in the course of which its experts analyzed book purchases in more than 200 countries, RIA Novosti reported. Among the classic writers’ works, the first place occupied “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoevsky.  Next in the ranking

Videos |  Events |  12.06.21

Cosmonauts Send Congratulations From ISS on Day of Russia [Video]

The crew members of the 65th long-term expedition, cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, congratulated compatriots on the Day of Russia. A video with the congratulations is published on the official website of Roscosmos. “Every year the meaning and significance of this holiday becomes more and more important for us, close, consonant with our heartfelt

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  11.06.21

Russian Families With Children to Receive Travel Benefits

The Russian government will subsidize preferential fares for family travel on long-distance trains, RIA Novosti told with reference to the press service of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers.  It is specified that the privileges will apply to trips in compartment coaches on long-distance trains of all categories. Families with one child or several children under

Visit |  Culture |  10.06.21

Russians Сelebrate Important Church Holiday

One of the most important Christian holidays, the Ascension of the Lord, is traditionally celebrated in Russia on the 40th day after Easter. This year, the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates it today, on June 10. On this day, it is forbidden to do hard work, quarrel, and swear, VM.RU reports. Despite the fact that the