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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 —

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 23.08.21

Russian National Flag Day Celebrated All Around the Country [Video]


Yesterday, on August 22, festive events were held all over Russia, RIA Novosti reports. Flash mobs, concerts, masterclasses, and quests were organized in all regions of the country in honour of National Flag Day.  The Day of the State Flag of the Russian Federation is celebrated annually on August 22. It was established on the

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 12.08.21

Russians Celebrate Air Force Day [Video]


Today, on August 12, Russians traditionally celebrate the Day of the Air Force of the Russian Federation, or Russian Air Force Day, RadioSputnik reports. On this solemn occasion, the Russian Embassy in the USA congratulated compatriots with a patriotic video.   ✈️Happy ?? Air Force Day! Congrats to military pilots, aviation mechanics and veterans on their