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Events | Fun  | 12.04.22

Russians Celebrate Cosmonautics Day [Video]


Today, on April 12, cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev, and Sergey Korsakov, who are on board the International Space Station (ISS), received gifts for Cosmonautics Day. Presents from relatives were placed in boxes in advance, signed and delivered on a spaceship. On the eve of the holiday, the cosmonauts took them out of the stowage,

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 23.02.22

Vladimir Putin Congratulated Russians on Defender of Fatherland Day 


Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russians on Defender of the Fatherland Day and noted the importance of ensuring the country’s defence capability.  “Dear comrades, today ensuring the defence capability of our country remains the most important task of the state, and the armed forces serve as a reliable guarantee of national security, the peaceful

Events | Culture | Fun  | 13.01.22

Today: Russians Celebrate Old New Year


Today Russians traditionally celebrate the New Year in “old style”, that is, according to the old calendar, which was changed in 1918 by the Bolshevik government (Tsarist Russia lived according to the Julian calendar, and Europe lived according to the Gregorian calendar).  The difference between the two calculus systems was 13 days and created inconveniences

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 27.12.21

Russian Cosmonauts to Cook Dressed Herring on ISS for New Year


The Russian crew of the International Space Station (ISS) will prepare a herring under a fur coat for the New Year’s table, according to the cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov.   “We even have black caviar, tangerines, we are going to make with Pyotr ourselves a herring under a fur coat,” Shkaplerov shared their plans for the festive

Insight | Around Russia  | 17.12.21

Russians Described Perfect New Year Celebration


Specialists of the Russian job search service conducted a study and found out what activities on New Year’s Eve make the holiday perfect for Russians. The study involved more than 5,000 users of the service from all regions of the country.   According to 71 per cent of the surveyed residents of Russia, the ideal New

Culture | Insight | Around Russia  | 13.12.21

Russians Named Favourite New Year Traditions


Russian women most often name the decoration of the Christmas tree as their favourite New Year’s tradition, while men prefer meetings with family and friends, which follows from a New Year’s survey conducted by specialists of the job search service.  According to the results of the study, the main New Year’s tradition of Russians is

Insight | Around Russia  | 29.11.21

Survey: Russians Choose New Year Celebration Without TV


The recording of New Year’s TV shows is in full swing, but only 1 Russian out of 9 is going to watch them. The most expected artists this year are Zivert, Niletto, and Emin.  According to the study results, 40 per cent of Russians are not going to watch New Year’s TV shows on the

Events | Culture | Fun | Around Russia  | 05.10.21

Most Russians Had Such Teacher Who Influenced Greatly Their Lives


On October 5, 2021, Russians celebrate Teacher’s Day. For this occasion, specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTSIOM) presented data from a survey conducted among the country’s residents about their attitude to their former teachers.  First of all, when hearing the word “teacher”, 25% of respondents imagine a school or university specialist, while

Culture | Events | Visit  | 14.09.21

Today Russian Orthodox Church Celebrates New Year


Today, Orthodox Christians in Russia celebrate the New Year, or the beginning of the year according to the church calendar, RIA Novosti reports. On this day, a special prayer service is held in the churches of the Russian Orthodox Church, in which they thank God for the past year and ask him to bless the

Recommended | Moscow | Insight | Videos  | 13.09.21

Roscosmos Congratulated Moscow on City Day [Video]


On the weekend of September 11 and 12, Moscow celebrated its 874th birthday. The ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation decided to congratulate city residents in its special way, TASS reports. The greetings were accompanied by a photo of the city taken from space by the “Resurs-P” Earth remote sensing satellite.   Поздравляем с Днем города Москвы!#Москва —