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Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.08.20

Experts Analysed Russians’ Preferences in Foreign Wine

The Federal Quality Control Service (Roskachestvo) experts conducted a study of the Russian wine market and found out which countries’ wines are preferred by the country’s residents. The experts named the top 10 popular countries among Russians supplying still wine with protected geographical indicators, RIA News reported.   According to the experts, Russians most often choose

Visit |  Events |  06.08.20

Cybersecurity Competitions to Be Held Online

The Russian telecommunications provider (Rostelecom) opens registration for the All-Russian student information security competition ‘Cybercall: New Level 2020’. The main topic of the competition will be the security of the credit and financial sector, om1 reported.  The competition includes two stages. The first one will be held online, and students will have to solve problems

Visit |  Events |  05.08.20

Excursion Flash Mob to Be Held in Omsk

The ‘Tourist Information Centre’ of the Omsk region received support from the Presidential Grants Fund and now, Omsk citizens will be offered 120 free routes for excursions, the VK-Group of the flash mob reported.  City residents will be able not only to visit excursions but also to conduct them on their own. The detailed information

Videos |  Events |  05.08.20

Spiders Exhibition Opened in Novosibirsk [Video]

Earlier, the inhabitants of Madrid and Lisbon admired the exhibits, and now spiders were brought to Novosibirsk. At the exhibition in Omsk visitors can not only watch live exhibits through the glass but also get to know them better.   In the room, there are 40 spiders and an experienced guide, who tells about every

Visit |  Events |  04.08.20

Moscow Technopark Invites Schoolchildren to Free Engineering Classes

The Children’s Technopark ‘Engineerium’ of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University invited schoolchildren to free classes. Students will be told about robotics and the basics of programming and modelling, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reported.  It is specified that students of the 7-11 grades will be able to attend the classes. The course

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  04.08.20

Montenegro Opened Borders to Russian Citizens

Montenegrin authorities have allowed Russia to be included in the list of countries whose citizens are allowed to enter the country without additional conditions against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, RIA News reported.  This decision was made at a meeting of the National Coordination Council under the Government of Montenegro. It is noted that

Visit |  Events |  04.08.20

Today Service Sector Accelerator Starts in Moscow

The service sector accelerator will start in Moscow today, on August 4. Representatives of the creative industry, fashion business, and tourism will be able to take part in it. The number of participants in the pre-accelerator has already exceeded 100 people.  Participation in the accelerator will help entrepreneurs to grow their business and develop their

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  03.08.20

Russian Tourists to Get Insurance Against COVID-19 Risks

A number of insurance companies in Russia have developed special policies for tourists that cover the risks associated with the spread of coronavirus infection, Izvestia reported.    As noted in the Association of Tour Operators of Russia, this measure will help Russians who decide to go on vacation abroad to reduce the risks of additional

Visit |  Events |  03.08.20

Moscow Experts Awarded ‘Best-Implemented Construction Project’ Winners

The Moscow Competition Commission selected 38 best projects of the ‘Best Implemented Construction Project’ competition, the press service of the Moscow City Planning Policy Department reported. it is noted that this year, the highest competition was observed in the following nominations: “Construction of High-Comfort Apartment Buildings”, “Construction of Educational Facilities”, “Restoration and Adaptation of Cultural

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  02.08.20

Russia to Resume Flights With Switzerland in August

From August 15, Russia will resume flights with Switzerland, which was announced by the federal operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus. The flights Moscow – Geneva – Moscow will be operated once a week, RadioSputnik RIA reported.  It is noted that the decision to resume flights between Russia and Switzerland was made on a

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  01.08.20

Self-Isolation Cancelled for Russians on Export Flights

The mandatory 14-day self-isolation for Russians returning to the country on export flights has been cancelled, according to the decree signed by the head of Rospotrebnadzor, the chief state sanitary doctor of Russia Anna Popova, the official portal of legal information reported.  It is indicated that within 3 days from the date of arrival in

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  01.08.20

Vapes and Hookahs Equated to Cigarettes in Russia

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, signed a federal law extending anti-smoking legislation to vapes, hookahs, and snus, the official portal of legal information reported.   According to the document, the administrative responsibility will apply to electronic cigarettes and hookahs, which also concerns the involvement of minors in the use of these products, violation of the prohibition of