The arrival of an English ship helped put Moscow on the map of Europe
We've visited the unique forge shop, located in the Suzdal affiliate of the St Petersburg Institute of Art and Culture, where students of architectural restoration study metal working
Russians, who usually suffer from a long frosty winter, await Shrovetide with anticipation. In order to more closely familiarize ourselves with these customs, we came to Suzdal, a town that carefully preserves traditions
Issues concerning the development of regions in Russia's Far East and Siberia, and the search for new sources of economic growth will be the key topics at the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, which will be held at the end of February, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said.
A few years ago, no one had heard of Kolomna’s small factory and museum, but now its reputation has traveled beyond Russia, with a branch planned for the UK
There are only 16 thousand Chukchi living in the world today, most of whom live in Chukotka.
A report unveiled at Davos suggests that regional development is the best economic growth strategy for Russia
A series of photographs by the Russian photographer Elena Shumilova have been making the rounds on Facebook in recent days. Thousands of followers are leaving enthusiastic comments on Elena’s page.
Even though amber is fossil resin from conifers, not one conifer needle has yet to be found in any piece of amber. Scientists cannot explain this phenomenon.
The taiga is a difficult place to live. In the winter, temperatures reach -60 degrees Celsius (-76 degrees Fahrenheit). The short, cool summer is swamped with insects. Thought the taiga dwellers named Khanty are not scared of that - they can easily predict the weather by looking at the stars and “reading” animal tracks.
Saratov Internet newspaper editor-in-chief becomes suspect in criminal case on slander regarding deputy governor
Editor-in-chief of the Saratov Internet newspaper Fourth Power, Vadim Rogozhin, has received the official status of a suspect in the criminal case on slander regarding Deputy Governor Denis Fadeyev
According to old Russian folk wisdom, “you should prepare the sleighs in the summer, and plan summer vacation in the winter.” If you are tired of the beach scene and tourist routes and entertainment, you should think about relaxing waterside at Buryatia’s lakes.
Russia’s complicated administrative division explained
Astrakhan craftsmen prepare for the Olympics in Sochi. For two months, they need to make several thousand souvenirs from fish skin. Souvenirs on sporting themes have been specially designed for the Olympics: figure skates, snowmen on skis, a sturgeon on a snowboard.
American Phillip Imel spent a year working in Yekaterinburg and says he wants to return and live there after his retirement
Sheregesh is the most famous ski resort in Russia. It’s located in the south of Siberia, 5 km from the eponymous village in Kemerovskaya Oblast’ (3,876 km from Moscow). The unique Siberian climate makes it possible to ski 7 months out of the year (from November to May). The location is perfect for enjoying the beauty of a genuine Russian winter!
The architecture of villages in the Russian North gives some indication as to what life might have been like for residents in the last 19th and early 20th centuries