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Visit |  Events |  10.02.22

People With Only These 3 Names Can Enter Russian Museum on February 14 for Free

On February 13 and 14, the Tsarskoye Selo Museum-Reserve will open free access to the Catherine and Alexander Palaces for visitors with the names Valentin, Valentina, and Lyubov (“love”).  People with one of these three names will be given a free ticket at the ticket office upon presentation of an identity document. This action is

Visit |  Events |  09.02.22

Vladimir Putin Congratulated State Historical Museum on 150th Anniversary

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the staff and veterans of the State Historical Museum on the 150th anniversary of its foundation, noting the huge role of the museum in the study of Russian history.   “I cordially congratulate you on the significant anniversary – the 150th anniversary of the founding of the State Historical Museum […]

Visit |  Events |  14.01.22

Muscovites Invited for Exhibition Dedicated to Russian Rock Music Legend

The Moscow Central Exhibition Hall ‘Manege’ invites citizens and guests of the city to visit the biopic exhibition dedicated to the legend of the Russian rock music Viktor Tsoi. The exhibition is called “Viktor Tsoi. The Path of the Hero” and presents the Russian legend not only as a musician but also as an artist. 

Visit |  Events |  13.01.22

Today: Russian Press Day

The Day of the Russian Press is celebrated today, on January 13. This important day should not be confused with other holidays, as it refers particularly to the work of publishing houses and those who produce printed products. The holiday was established by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian

Videos |  Events |  27.12.21

Today Russians Express Gratitude and Pay Tribute to Emergency Rescuers [Video]

Today, on December 27, Russians have the Day of the Rescuer or Emergency Rescuer’s Day. On this special occasion, they congratulate the country’s rescuers, express gratitude to them and pay tribute to those who passed away fulfilling their duties.    This was what happened to the main chief of the Russian EMERCOM. On the morning

Visit |  Events |  15.12.21

Today Russians Honour Memory of Journalists Killed in Line of Duty

Today, on December 15, Russians have the Remembrance Day of Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty. This memorable date was officially established in 1991 on the initiative of the Russian Union of Journalists, when, covering the events in Yugoslavia, journalists Viktor Nogin and Gennady Kurennoy, gave their lives to show the truth to the

Visit |  Events |  22.11.21

Russian Schoolchildren Set Record in International Astronomy Olympiad

The Russian national team won eight gold and two silver medals at the International Olympiad of Schoolchildren in Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA 2021), as reported by the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.  “The Russian national team has set an absolute record in the Olympiad in astronomy and astrophysics. This

Visit |  Events |  15.11.21

Made in Russia: Moscow to Hold International Export Forum

On December 10, Moscow will host the International Export Forum “Made in Russia” organized by the Russian Export Centre. This year’s programme was formed taking into account the interests of exporters of any scale and experience.  It is noted that in addition to the official part of the event, to develop useful ties and business

Visit |  Events |  05.11.21

Today Russian Military Intelligence Officers Celebrate Professional Holiday

The Day of the Military Intelligence Officer is a professional military holiday of Russia, established by the order of the country’s Minister of Defence in 2000. On this day in 1918 in Petrograd (nowadays St. Petersburg), as part of the Field Headquarters of the Red Army, a Registration Department was formed to coordinate the efforts

Videos |  Events |  04.11.21

Russian Cosmonauts Congratulated Compatriots on Unity Day From ISS [Video]

Russian cosmonauts, Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, who are currently onboard the International Space Station (ISS), congratulated the Russians on National Unity Day, which is celebrated today, on November 4.    “With this holiday, we pay tribute to the memory of the long-standing events of 1612, when, in a single spiritual and military impulse, the

Visit |  Events |  04.11.21

Today Russians Celebrate National Unity Day

National Unity Day is traditionally celebrated in Russia on November 4. This holiday was established in 2005 and has been an official holiday since then.  On November 4 (October 22, old style), 1612, the people’s militia led by the zemstvo elder Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky liberated Moscow from the Polish invaders. With the

Insight |  Events |  29.10.21

Yamal Students Take Part in Space Exploration Forum

The “PRO Future” forum on the development and application of space technologies, organized by the Russian society “Znanie” (“Knowledge”), started in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, where more than 30 speeches are expected to be given to 150 Yamal students.  The forum is organized within the framework of the federal educational project “Smart Route” and takes