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A Peninsula of Opportunity

The Far Eastern gem Kamchatka is evolving into a major tourist destination

Russian Female Scientists Discuss Work and Gender Stereotypes

We spoke with three women who work as scientists in four different Russian cities. They talked about their research and gender issues in science

Russia’s Aeroflot Named Best in Eastern Europe for the 6th Time

For the 6th time overall and for the 5th year in a row, Russia's largest airline was recognised the best in Eastern Europe

Official Recipe of ‘St. Petersburg Coffee’ Revealed

A trademark recipe for a local coffee drink was elaborated and approved in Russia’s St. Petersburg

‘Urban’ Is Taken More As Format for Design Than Genre of Design

Excerpt from Benjamin Bratton’s new essay on what makes the norms really new

Moscow Circus to Help Build World’s Largest Circus in China

The Grand Moscow Circus will become a partner in the construction of the world’s largest circus in China

‘I Really Wanted to See the Places They Never Show to Foreigners’

A London native visited remote Russian villages and towns, experiencing firsthand traditional Russian craftsmanship

Five Best Unknown Russian Beach Resorts

If you are heading to Sochi, Anapa or Crimea to catch some rays, then you'll have to earn them: finding a free spot on the beach and not being trampled by your fellow tourists is an adventure itself

Great, Powerful, Cynical: Why Americans Love Russian Language

Three students from United States talk about phonetic roughness of the Russian language, the horror of vinaigrette and omnipresent Mr. Putin

Moscow's Zaryadye Park to Get 'Floating' Bridge

A "floating" suspension bridge is under construction in Moscow's new Zaryadye Park

‘Only in Russia’: Story of the Sherp All-Terrain Vehicle

Inventor Alexei Garagashian, in an interview with Afisha.Daily, talks about his life and the spectacular All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that stunned the internet and earned him the admiration of experts the world over

Rise of the Machines

How artificial intelligence took over Russia’s Skolkovo innovation centre

Soon-to-Be on UNESCO List: Gorokhovets, 17th-Century Monotown

How it turned out that the centre of Gorokhovets in 2017 looks exactly like it did in the time of Peter the Great

Russians Choose to Stay in Their Home Country, Poll Shows

The current economic crisis and Western sanctions have had no impact on Russians’ willingness to emigrate

Foam and the City: Moscow as Depicted by Master Latte Artists

Afisha.Daily asked participants in the Russian Barista Days “Latte Art Championship” to create something discernible with latte foam about Moscow. Here’s what they made

Five Unusual Travel Destinations in Russia

A land of rare beauty, Russia has hundreds of breathtaking landscapes with magnificent lakes, impregnable fortresses, gentle plains and majestic peaks

No Man’s Land: The Arctic as Seen by a Laser Scanner

Futurologist Liam Young and students of The New Normal programme took a trip to Murmansk region to speculate on the fate of Russia’s Far North against the backdrop of melting icecaps and the advance of global warming

Kasabian and Foals to Headline Russia’s Largest Music Festival

The 2017 Afisha Picnic will be held in Kolomenskoye Park, Moscow, on 29 July: today, Afisha.Daily announced the headliners for the festival’s main stage

Asian Appetisers with a Russian Touch

Prawns in Kimchi sauce, cod liver with wasabi sauce and other Asian delicacies