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.
Fast Retailing Co. Ltd is eager to expand its operations to smaller cities across Russia.
Sharing sites like Couchsurfing personalize the travel experience
The location of this ancient fortress contributed to its dramatic history
Both major carriers and budget operators are canceling unprofitable routes
Russia's top 10 places with the best business climates include the Tambov, Kostroma, Ulyanovsk and Tula regions, Russian presidential administration chief Sergei Ivanov has said
Vietnam will cover the construction costs, while the technical consultancy and sculpture work will be provided by Russia
How does the industry cope with economy crisis?
Recent events in Chechnya underline the region’s growing conservatism
More than 200 residents of the Volga region are fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria and Iraq, Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov has said
This provincial city has been the home of Russian weaponry since the 1600s
The time Griboyedov spent at his estate influenced his book Woe from Wit
Japanese culture binds the Russian far eastern island
A World War 2 peace treaty still eludes Russia and Japan
Japan claims 4 islands, north of Hokkaido
The community numbers around 40,000
A 61-year-old man has committed self-immolation in the Kamen-Kashirsky district of the Volyn region, the press service for the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported on Thursday