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Visit |  Culture |  14.01.21

Russians Celebrate Old New Year

On the night of January 13-14, Russians celebrate the old New Year. This holiday came to Russian culture along with the old style of chronology, kultura.rf reports.   In 1918, the Bolshevik government decided to change the calendar. At that time, tsarist Russia lived according to the Julian calendar, and Europe according to the Gregorian calendar.

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  14.01.21

Kazan Launched Direct Flights to Arkhangelsk

The ‘RusLine’ Airlines has launched regular flights from Kazan to Arkhangelsk. Departures from Kazan are scheduled on Mondays and Thursdays, and from Arkhangelsk on Tuesdays and Fridays, the press service of the Kazan airport reports.    It is specified that the planes from Kazan will depart at 2.45 pm with arrival in Arkhangelsk at 5

Insight |  Culture |  14.01.21

Monument Dedicated to Engineer Erected in Rostov

In Rostov, on Gorky Street, a monument to an engineer was erected at the entrance to the building of one of the leading electric repair enterprises in Russia, Sevkavelektroremont OJSC. At the feet of a man in a formal suit and with a briefcase, there is a sign with a quote from the German engineer,

Visit |  Events |  14.01.21

Online Courses for Self-Employed to Be Launched in Moscow

The ‘My Career’ Moscow centre will open new online courses for self-employed which will be conducted by certified trainers and experts, the press service of the Moscow Department of Labour and Social Protection of the Population reports.   It is noted that the new programmes will lay the foundation for starting a business with an understanding

Visit |  Culture |  13.01.21

Russian Press Day Celebrated by Media Workers

On January 13, Russia celebrates the professional holiday of workers of periodicals and mass media, called the Day of the Russian Press. Since 1997, traditionally on this day, the award of the President of Russia in the field of media and grants to support the projects of young journalists has been awarded, calend.ru reports.   It

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  13.01.21

Russians Offered Flights to Lipetsk From Kazan

From January 13, 2021, the ‘Utair’ airline will operate flights to Lipetsk from Kazan, and from January 14 it will launch flights from Mineralnye Vody to the same destination. Such flights will be especially useful for passengers flying to Lipetsk from Tyumen and Sochi, TASS reports.  The ‘Kazan – Lipetsk’ flight will be operated twice

Visit |  Places to Visit |  12.01.21

Defence Battle Panorama Parts to Be Returned to Sevastopol

The panorama to the 50th anniversary of the First Defence of Sevastopol during the Crimean War was written by Franz Roubaud, who is considered to be the founder of the Russian school of battle and panoramic painting. The fragments of the panorama are planned to be returned to Sevastopol from Moscow in 2021, where they

Business |  Events |  11.01.21

Kamchatka Received 11 Million Rubles for Digital Education Development

The Kamchatka Territory received more than 11 million rubles from the federal budget for the creation of the first digital education centre. Its opening is scheduled for September 2021, TASS reports with reference to the director of the regional Centre for Children’s and Youth Technical Creativity Andrey Yukhin.  It is noted that last year the

Fun |  Trip Advisory |  07.01.21

Experts Named Top 10 Popular Songs in Russia 2020

The ‘Yandex.Music’ service summed up the results of 2020 and named the most listened to hits among Russians, RBC reports. According to the results of the study, Russian-speaking users most often listened to rock, hip-hop, and rap.   It is noted that the rapper Morgenshtern topped almost all the charts. However, in the ‘Yandex.Music’ rating,

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.01.21

Muscovites Invited for Virtual Tours With Online Bot

An online bot with virtual excursions along the landscaped streets of the city was created in Moscow, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the capital’s urban complex.  It is noted that there are six directions to choose from in the city centre. Among them are Rozhdestvenka Street, Kuznetsky Most, Zvonarsky, Sandunovsky, Varsonofyevsky

Videos |  Events |  05.01.21

Sevastopol Military Museum Showed New Exposition [Video]

The Sevastopol Military History Museum-Reserve showed military equipment from the exposition located at the Sapun-Gora memorial complex, the press service of the museum reports. It is planned that the T-34 tank will be involved in the winter, and after the warming in the spring, other military equipment will be launched too.    “Today there was

Insight |  Culture |  05.01.21

Chinese Priest to Create Orthodox Community in Amur Region

The priest Chzhan Dimitry Linsen is a native of China and was born in the vicinity of Beijing. One day, his grandmother scolded his father for not believing in God. The young man remembered the anger with which those words sounded since such emotions were unusual for his reserved grandmother, TASS reports.  Chzhan recalled this case quite

Visit |  Events |  04.01.21

Nizhny Novgorod Residents to Celebrate Sakharov’s 100th Anniversary

In the coming year, the Nizhny Novgorod Region will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Academician Andrey Sakharov. More than 95 million rubles will be spent for these purposes, according to the press service of the regional government with reference to the Minister of Culture of the region Oleg Berkovich.  It is noted