August 28: RBTH rounds up the day’s reporting in leading Russian media
Locals talk about the place ironically, yet almost everybody has visited at least once.
The isolated island features historic buildings in a beautiful setting
Special competition to take place on day commemorating traditional regional handicraft
Almost nine tonnes of cheese detained by border guards has been destroyed with a roller on the test area Ekotrans near Belgorod, Svetlana Zaporozhechenko, spokeswoman for the regional division of Rosselkhoznadzor, told Interfax on Aug.6
Volunteers working to preserve last remnant of drowned village of Krokhino
Nine people are believed to have been injured when a truck collided with a Belgorod-Moscow passenger train on July 31, a spokesman for the Russian Interior Ministry's branch for the Belgorod region told Interfax.
Every year the town of Totma marks Russia’s former presence in the Americas
From Kamchatka to Kaliningrad, Russia has breakers – and devoted boarders
A rally was held in Chita against the lease of Siberian farmland to a Chinese company
The authorities in Arkhangelsk have turned down a bid by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) activists to hold an event in the city on August 2, Airborne Troops Day, and warned them of an administrative liability if they violate the law
Fruits and berries will be prepared according to traditional recipes
New law allows indigenous peoples to cross Bering Strait to visit relatives
RBTH speaks to Mikhail Mordasov, founder of the Everyday Russia photo blog
Leader is confident that the Republic has a competitive economic future
A total of 67% of Russian citizens are concerned about the spread of terrorism from the North Caucasus to other regions of the country
As e-books thrive in the Russian regions, RBTH takes a closer look at how digital formats are helping libraries increase access to literature.
Around 10,000 jobs will be created in special economic zones called territories of accelerated development.
Tourism experts answer the question
RBTH's Australian blogger visits the Russian city of Blagoveshchensk.