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Photography Workshops to Be Held in Russian Capital

On July 12, at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements in Moscow (VDNKh), the celebration of Photographer’s Day will be held. The programme includes free lectures and workshops on photography, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reported.   In honour of the Photographer’s Day, a platform with panoramic glasses for photo shoots will be opened at

Visit |  Places to Visit |  11.07.20

Top Extraordinary Playgrounds in Moscow

The official portal of the Moscow Mayor published a guide to the most unusual urban spaces where children can not only run and jump but also learn new things about the world around them.  The ‘Salute’ playground in Gorky Park is the largest game complex in the country. The site was opened in 2018. It

Visit |  Places to Visit |  11.07.20

Top Russian Resorts at Summer Season Peak

Russian tourism industry experts analyzed the demand for summer vacations in July and August 2020 of the reservation service “Sanatorium-Russia” and compiled a rating of Russian resorts for recreation in the high summer season, TurStat reports.  The top five included Crimea, Sochi, Anapa (the Krasnodar Territory), Kislovodsk, and Essentuki. Gelendzhik, Pyatigorsk, Zheleznovodsk, the Republic of

Visit |  Events |  11.07.20

Victory Parade 1945: Moscow Victory Museum Created New Online Tour

The Moscow Victory Museum created an online tour dedicated to the legendary procession of 1945. Viewers will see pictures and videos of the parade from the archive of the Ministry of Defence which were not previously presented to the public. The guide will tell viewers where they sewed ceremonial uniforms for 40,000 people, how the

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  09.07.20

Over 20,000 Couples Expect Payments on Marriage Anniversary

In Moscow, over the past year, the centres of public services ‘My Documents’ received more than 21.6 thousand applications for payments for the anniversary of a marriage, the press service of the centres reported.  The payments can be received by couples who have lived together for 50, 55, 60, 65, and 70 years. Spouses must

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  09.07.20

Top Russian Competitive Tourism Destinations

Russian experts have identified the best tourist destinations in the country that can compete with foreign ones, RIA News reports. The study was conducted by Otkrytie Bank specialists from July 3 to 7 and includes the information provided by 1,000 Russians. The top 3 main tourist destinations in Russia, which can compete with foreign tourist

Visit |  Events |  09.07.20

Russian Tourism Experts Launched 3-Week TikTok Campaign

The Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism), together with the platform for creating short videos (TikTok), as well as the national travel portal (Russia Travel) launched the 3-week campaign #RussiaTravel, TASS reported.  It is noted that this campaign was launched in order to support domestic tourism. Within three weeks, the users of TikTok will be able to

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  08.07.20

Russian Experts Reveal Money Transfer Secrets

The Bank of Russia has launched a quick payment system more than a year ago. With its help it is possible to transfer up to 100,000 rubles a month free of charge, knowing only the telephone number of a recipient. All the largest banks of the country are already connected to it, RIA News reported. 

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  08.07.20

Russian Cynologists Gave Advice on Travelling With Dogs

Russian Cynologists gave useful recommendations for people who are going to travel with their dogs. Dog handlers said that for a comfortable trip with a pet you need to prepare in advance, train your dog to be in a transport container, collect all the necessary documents, and study the rules for transporting pets, RIA News

Visit |  Events |  07.07.20

Moscow Parks to Broadcast Family Day Celebration Online

The parks of Moscow have prepared an online programme for the Day of Family, Love, and Faith, which is celebrated on July 8. Everyone can attend interactive workshops, lectures, and excursions on this day, RG reports with reference to the Moscow City Park.     The Hermitage Garden will start the celebration at 10 am with a

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  07.07.20

Russian Experts Studied Mattresses Quality

The Russian Quality Control (Roskachestvo) experts conducted a study of mattresses, the results of which showed an improvement in the quality of these products compared to the study conducted two years ago.  The experts evaluated the quality of 5 bilateral models of mattresses and 2 one-sided ones. The results showed that all the tested products

Visit |  Events |  07.07.20

Pet Photography Contest to Be Held in Moscow

The Moscow Nature (Mospriroda) experts invited Muscovites to take part in the contest ‘My Animal 2020’. The event was timed to World Homeless Animals Day, which this year is celebrated on August 15, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports. City residents are invited to take pictures of their pets in an unusual way

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  07.07.20

Quality Control Experts Named Top Sausage Brands

The expert council of the All-Russian Union of Consumers (Roscontrol) announced the results of the research of sausages and identified the best manufacturers. It is noted that such brands as Rublevskiy, Dymov, Myasnoy Dom Borodina, Selgros, Malakhovsky, and Okraina took part in the study. According to the results, the products of all brands are recognized