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Soviet Nostalgia on a Plate

Today, MOSLENTA takes you on a tour of the Moscow cafes and restaurants which are recreating the atmosphere of the USSR through their design and menus

The Nuclear Arctic

The story behind Russia’s northernmost nuclear power station

The Colder, the Better

Some unusual pastimes in Northern Russia

Six New Crepe Recipes

Delicious crepe recipes for you to try this Maslenitsa season

Arctic Village Joins List of Russia’s Most Beautiful Locales

Kimzha, a village located in the northern part of the Arkhangelsk Region, has been listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Russia

‘I’ve Always Said that Russia and Moscow Are My Home’

Former NHL star Pavel Bure explains why he renounced US citizenship

‘Ballet Helps to Build Character’

Russian ballerina tells all about ballet companies, touring and dancing as a career

Russia Again World’s Leading Oil Producer

Russia’s oil production surpassed Saudi Arabia’s in December 2016, although both countries’ overall output fell during that period

Russia, UAE to Develop Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet

Russia and the United Arab Emirates have launched a joint project to develop a light fifth-generation fighter jet

Reviving the Russian Bison

Once considered all but extinct, bison are returning to Russia: report from a Yakutian bison nursery

Potatoes Baked in Jackets

Aromatic and hearty home-made potatoes with sour cream and bacon stuffing is an easy and efficient way to feed a lot of people

Moscow State University Scientists Develop Anti-Aging Drug

An international team of scientists from Russia and Sweden were able to slow down aging by using the artificial antioxidant SkQ1

It's Maslenitsa Week in Moscow

Maslenitsa, the folk festival often referred to as pancake week that takes place the week before Easter, will be one of the main events this weekend in the capital

‘People Are Tired of Cabernets All the Time’

Gerard Depardieu on his favourite wines, private cellars and winemaking in Russia

Principled Tourism in Moscow

Ecotourism is coming to Moscow and its outlying areas

Dog, Rooster or Peasant: What to Rub at Moscow’s Most Superstitious Metro Station

Over the last few years, one of Moscow’s most historic metro stations has acquired numerous legends and superstitions, becoming a sort of a temple of good fortune – even in the age of likes and memes

Whale Tourism in the Russian Arctic

A weekend in the new capital of Arctic tourism: get your prices right

Syrniki: A Sweet Russian Treat for Valentine’s Day

For this year’s Valentine’s Day, you can prepare a little surprise for two – sweet syrniki, cottage cheese pancakes, with fruit or berries

American Actress Speaks About Theatre, Sex and Salads in Russia

Jordan Fry, an American living in Moscow, has piercing eyes and amazing clarity of thought

Moscow’s First Supermarket

One hundred and sixteen years of Moscow's first and most lavish supermarket, Eliseevsky Store, in photographs

Eight Little-Known Facts About Pushkin

His birthplace, his flight from Russia and the lost chapter of Eugene Onegin: what other mysteries surround Russia's greatest poet?

A Culinary Guide to Veliky Novgorod

We walked through the length and breadth of Novgorod, trying lots of dishes and local products – here are top 15 gastronomic attractions we found