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Celebrities | Fun | Music  | 14.11.22

Experts Named Russian Singers Most In-Demand for New Year Holidays


This year, many Russian companies have decided to skip the idea of having New Year’s parties, as experts interviewed by the Izvestia newspaper told. Earlier, the question was discussed whether it is reasonable celebrating New Year’s holidays en masse while many Russians are mobilized and are out of their homes. Nevertheless, there is still a

Events | Fun | Videos  | 01.08.22

Yesterday Russians Celebrated Navy Day [Video]


Russian sailors usually celebrate their professional holiday on the last Sunday of July. In 2022, the celebration fell on July 31. Thus, yesterday the Russians celebrated the day of the Russian Navy.  The holiday appeared more than 80 years ago thanks to the great Soviet naval commander Nikolai Kuznetsov. In 1939, the admiral proposed to

Culture | Visit  | 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

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