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Visit |  Trip Advisory |  12.04.21

Russia Resumed Flights to Minsk

The Russian airline ‘Utair’ resumes flights Moscow – Minsk in the spring-summer schedule, the press service of the company reports. The airline operates flights to the capital of Belarus on Wednesdays. The cost of tickets on the Moscow – Minsk route will be 2,609 rubles. Departure from Moscow will take place at 11.30 am and

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  11.04.21

Russia Increased Demand for Air Tickets to Italy and Tunisia

Specialists of the OneTwoTrip travel planning service recorded a significant increase in the number of search requests for flights from Russia to Tunisia and Italy, RIA News reports.  This happened after the tourism ministers of these countries announced the possible opening of states for Russians. It is clarified that Russians searched for flights to Italy

Videos |  Events |  09.04.21

Russian Rocket Launched From Baikonur [Video]

Today, on April 9, 2021, at 10.42 am Moscow time, the Russian Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the manned spacecraft Y. A. Gagarin (Soyuz MS-18) was launched from the launchpad No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome, the press service of the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation reports.   The Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle launched the spacecraft into orbit

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  09.04.21

Russian Railways to Launch New Cruise Train

The new cruise train Moscow – Rostov-on-Don – Elista – Moscow will start operating on April 22, 2021, according to the press service of Russian Railways.  The new tour will be launched as part of the work on increasing the tourist attractiveness of the distinctive regions of Russia. The new cruise train will depart from

Business |  Trip Advisory |  08.04.21

VTB Starts Issuing Auto Loans to Self-Employed

VTB clients will be able to receive up to 1.5 million rubles to buy a car from a dealer or an individual. The loan rate will depend on the choice of the bank’s programme and will range from 5.5 per cent, according to the bank’s press service.  It is noted that to receive a loan

Insight |  Culture |  07.04.21

Russian Bosses Named Best Books of Their Childhood

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service surveyed 3,000 representatives of the economically active population from all districts of Russia and made the top 3 favourite children’s books of the companies’ and departments’ heads.  According to the survey results, the top 3 includes “The Adventures of Dunno and His Friends”, Russian folk tales, and “The

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  07.04.21

Russian Expert Named Top Tourist Destinations in Country

The demand for resorts in Russia since the launch of the third stage of the tourist cashback programme has increased by 153 per cent, which is four times more than in 2019, according to the Level.Travel service, NationNews reports.   The results of the study showed that the tours that were purchased on a promotion account

Fun |  Culture |  06.04.21

Muscovites Invited to Participate in Local History Dictation

On April 18, 2021, the DiscoverMoscow portal will host the ‘Moscow Code’ intellectual dictation of local lore, according to the Moskva City News Agency.  According to the Head of the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage, Alexei Yemelyanov, this unique project allows people to test their knowledge about Moscow, as well as learn new historical facts

Visit |  Culture |  05.04.21

Restored Gospel of X-XI Centuries Presented in Moscow

The Mariinsky Gospel of the X-XI centuries restored by Russian specialists which was found in the Russian skete of the Assumption of the Most Holy Theotokos on Mount Athos in the 19th century, was handed over to the curators of the manuscript department of the Russian State Library (RSL), TASS reports. The handover ceremony took

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  05.04.21

Russian Universities to Double Quota for Belarusians

The quota of the Russian government for admission of Belarusian students to Russian universities will double this year, RIA News reports with reference to the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Russia Valery Falkov.  Falkov noted that Belarusian applicants for admission to Russian universities have the same rights as citizens of Russia. They can

Visit |  Events |  04.04.21

Russian Post Issued Postcards for Don Cossack Ensemble Anniversary

The ceremony of solemn presentation of postcards dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Don Cossack Song and Dance Ensemble was held in Rostov-on-Don. By the anniversary date, the Russian Post issued a special stamp with a fixed date, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the federal postal department of the Rostov

Visit |  Culture |  03.04.21

First ABC-Book for Yukaghir People to Be Published in 2021

The primer of the language of the forest Yukagirs will be published for the first time in 2021 with the support of the authorities of Yakutia, TASS reports with reference to the director of the Federal Institute of Native Languages ​​of the Peoples of the Russian Federation, Professor Larisa Marsheva. Marsheva clarified that this language