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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 |  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 |  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

Visit |  Culture |  07.07.22

Ivan Kupala: Pagan Holiday So Much Loved in Russia

On the night of July 6-7, Russians celebrate the Holiday of Ivan Kupala. It is associated with interesting customs and traditions that are still popular. There are legends that on the night of Ivan Kupala, supernatural creatures wake up, and water and fire acquire magical power.  Ivan Kupala is a pagan holiday of the summer

Fun |  Culture |  28.06.22

Putin Made Official Day of Family, Love and Fidelity on July 8

President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed a decree on the establishment of the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity on July 8. It has come into force on the day of the decree’s signing.   “In order to preserve traditional family values and spiritual and moral education of children and youth, I decree: to

Fun |  Culture |  10.05.22

Russia Celebrated Victory Day [Photos, Videos]

Yesterday, on May 9, 2022, Russia celebrated the 77th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. In all cities and town of the vast country solemn ceremonies and festive events were held. All those whose ancestors contributed to the victory, who shares the pride to be the heirs of victors and who wanted

US Banned Immortal Regiment March

The US banned the march of the “Immortal Regiment” on the territory of the country, as well as the laying of flowers at the “Spirit of the Elbe” memorial. This was announced by the co-chairman of the central headquarters of the movement “Immortal Regiment of Russia” Sergey Makarov.  “The US has not only banned the

Visit |  Culture |  05.04.22

Russian Author Reached Sheikh Zayed Book Award Final

An employee of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Anna Belova, appeared among the finalists of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the nomination “Arabic Culture in Other Languages.”  The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize is awarded annually to writers, publishers, researchers, as well as young authors whose works and translations

Videos |  Events |  18.03.22

Russians Celebrate Day of Reunification With Crimea [Video]

Today, on March 18, 2022, at 3 pm Moscow time, a concert dedicated to the Day of Reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia is taking place in Moscow. On this day eight years ago, the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, signed an agreement on the admission of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia.