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Insight |  Culture |  18.11.22

Experts Revealed Most Popular Christmas Decorations Among Russians

In November, Russians began to buy Christmas decorations more often: by the middle of the month, the number of such orders increased by 3.3 times compared to October, which comes from the data of the “SberMarket” online grocery delivery service.   According to experts, based on the experience of last year, by the end of November,

Visit |  Culture |  18.11.22

Today: Father Frost’s Mail Starts Working in Moscow

According to the press service of the Moscow City Hall, to send letters to Father Frost (Russian Santa Claus) they have prepared 58 boxes that will be placed in 41 metropolitan parks. Citizens can recognize them by the inscription “Moscow Estate of Father Frost” and New Year’s decoration.  It is noted that the staff of

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  17.11.22

Sri Lanka to Open Visa and Mastercard for Russians Remotely

Russian tourists were offered a remote issuance of Visa and Mastercard bank cards at the People’s Bank of Sri Lanka before leaving for the resort. This was reported by the embassy of the island state in Moscow.  Thanks to the cooperation of the People’s Bank of Sri Lanka and the Russian National Investment and Industrial

Visit |  Culture |  16.11.22

Postage Stamp Dedicated to Russian Patriot Singer Issued in Moscow

A collector’s postage stamp with the image of People’s Artist of the USSR, political and public figure Joseph Kobzon, was released in Moscow, in the city’s office of the Cultural Fund “Kobzon”.  “This is a monument to a man, but an unusual one — it will travel all over the world. And I’m very happy

Visit |  Events |  16.11.22

Gala Concert of Folk Groups to Be Held in Karelia

A gala concert of folk music groups “Dear Karelia – a Hospitable Hostess” will be held in Petrozavodsk in the concert hall of the Music College named after K.E. Rautio on November 20, 2022.  The concert will be attended by the choir of the Russian song “Pitaritsy”, the Karelian folk choir “Oma pajo”, the Ukrainian

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  14.11.22

Expert’s Comment: Highest Roofs in Russia

The largest and highest roof in Russia was named by the founder of the project “Roofs and Above” Inna Skrypkina. According to the specialist, this is the roof of the Luzhniki Stadium and the Oko Tower in Moscow.  “The biggest roof in Russia is the roof of the Luzhniki Stadium, the route along it is

Russia to Open Consulates in Countries With Large Russian Diasporas

Russian government has decided to strengthen its consular presence in regions with large Russian diasporas, as well as in countries popular with tourists. Country’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Yevgeny Ivanov, told RIA Novosti that the focus is on the CIS countries, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.  According to Ivanov, it was decided

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  28.10.22

Aeroflot Resumes Flights to Cairo

The Russian airline Aeroflot has announced the resumption of flights to the Egyptian capital, Cairo. This is reported by the TASS news agency with reference to the carrier’s press service.  Aeroflot clarified that the flights will be operated daily starting from November 12, 2022. Tickets have already appeared on sale. On October 1, Aeroflot also

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  27.10.22

Russians Named Most Popular Countries for New Year Holidays

Specialists of the OneTwoTrip trips planning service conducted a study to find out in which country Russians wish to spend their New Year vacation most. According to the results of the study, the leader of the list became Thailand, the share of bookings to where, by Russian tourists, for winter holidays reached 15 per cent.

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  25.10.22

Most Popular Museums in Russia – People’s Choice

The most interesting museum in Moscow, according to its residents, is the State Tretyakov Gallery (16% of respondents named it). The second place was taken by the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (13%), and the third was shared by the State Darwin Museum and the State Historical Museum (7% each).  The museums of the

Kaliningrad Airport Opened Sky for Two Years

The Kaliningrad “Khrabrovo” airport introduced an open sky regime from October 1, as reported by the Federal Air Transport Agency. According to the new rules, foreign companies will be able to fly from an air harbor to other states without landing in their own country.   “From October 1, 2022, the ‘open sky’ mode will be