Tag winter
Moscow | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 22.12.22

Best Snow Hills for Tubing in Moscow

The addresses of the best snow hills for tubing in Moscow were listed in a special material by Moslenta. The most ideal option is a slide in the Fairy Tale Park “Skazka” on Krylatskaya Street, 18.  The main advantage is that the hill in “Skazka” is free, and you can come to it with your

Funny Russia | Fun | Videos  | 21.01.22

A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed – Russian Style [Video]

A bus in the Krasnodar Krai of Russia experienced not the best times this winter. The driver could hardly manage the vehicle and apparently asked his friend or one of the passengers for help – another case showing Russians do not leave people in the trouble.   “How many people do you need to drive a

Insight | Around Russia  | 13.01.22

Russians Described Ideal Winter Vacation

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre conducted research and found out what types of recreation Russians would like to do in winter. Skiing and sledding appeared to be the favourite ones for the surveyed country residents.  Russians consider skiing, sledding and other types of winter sports to be an ideal type of recreation

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 10.12.21

Russians Named Most Popular Countries for Winter Vacation

The most popular countries among Russians for long trips this winter are Armenia, Thailand, Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Sri Lanka, which is stated in the results of the study conducted by “Yandex.Travel”. Particularly, the most popular destinations are Yerevan, Phuket, Baku, Colombo, and Istanbul.  As reminded, previously, Vietnam and Indonesia were among the most popular countries

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 04.03.21

Russians Getting Ready for Maslenitsa Celebration

Russians call farewell to winter “Maslenitsa” and fill the celebration of this holiday with joyful expectations of spring. The date of the holiday changes every year depending on the date of the Easter celebration. In 2021, Maslenitsa will last from March 8 to March 14.   Russians believe that during the whole week of Maslenitsa one

Places to Visit | Visit  | 23.02.21

Amazing Winter in Karelia

Karelia is known as “the country of lakes”. One-quarter of Karelia’s surface is covered by water. About this wonderful place, RIA News experts decided to tell its readers.   According to the information provided by RIA News, Onega and Ladoga Lakes are good at any time of the year. There, you can try snowkiting or fishing.

Funny Russia | Fun | Videos  | 28.12.20

Nizhny Novgorod Residents Threw Party at Waterfall [Video]

On December 26, all Nizhny Novgorod communities on the VKontakte social network got a funny video about “the right way to have real fun”.    A group of Nizhny Novgorod residents set up a camping bath on the ice at the non-freezing waterfall on Kudma river and arranged rides with snow tubes. Social network users

Insight | Around Russia  | 13.12.20

Russian Main Meteorologist Named Regions Expecting Anomalous Warming

The scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia, Roman Vilfand, told in which subjects of the Russian Federation abnormal warming is expected soon, TASS reports.   According to the expert, in the regions of the Central Federal District, temperatures around zero are expected by the middle of next week, as well as a thaw is

Places to Visit | Visit  | 13.12.20

Russians Named Top Ski Resorts

According to the survey conducted by the experts of the OneTwoTrip travel service, 33 per cent of respondents prefer Sochi resorts to spend holidays in. Particularly, 15 per cent of the respondents had a wonderful time skiing at Rosa Khutor, 10 per cent in Krasnaya Polyana, and the rest at other resorts, RT reports.   In

Insight | Around Russia  | 21.11.20

Russians Stop Making Pickles for Winter

Nowadays, less than a third of citizens make pickles for winter, although in 2011 half of the country’s residents were engaged in this, according to a study by the Romir research holding, RIA News reports.   The study was conducted in November 2020 and involved 1,500 respondents aged 18 to 60 and older. To analyze the