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American Architect to Design New Type of Housing for Single-Industry Russian Towns

Hani Rashid, co-founder of the New York-based architectural firm Asymptote Architecture, is attempting to develop a concept for a new type of housing for single-industry towns in Russia

‘I Despise Michelangelo’

Russia's modern-day iconographers talk about art, faith and Donald Trump

WWF Russia Chooses Seven Most Interesting Protected Areas

The World Wildlife Fund, or WWF, in Russia has chosen the seven most interesting protected areas in the country

A Stellar New Year Party: How They Celebrate in Space

The most unusual New Year parties are those arranged by astronauts

Food With Russian Residence

Last year, familiar goods to substitute everyday imported products that had fallen under the import embargo returned to supermarket shelves

Solyanka: How to Make Soup From Sausage

Solyanka, a thick, spicy and sour Russian soup that is common in Russia and other former Soviet republics, can be made from fish, meat or mushrooms

Moscow Through the Eyes of Invincible Comic Book Superheroes

Of course Superman, who is almost 100 years old, and some other characters of popular comic books visited Russia – we investigated several stories set in Moscow

Six Ways to Be More Productive at Work

Afisha.Daily shares six scientifically proven techniques to become more productive at work

Seven Miles Is Not a Detour: How to Get to Lake Baikal by Bus

Visiting the deepest lake in the world is a dream for many tourists, but the price of a plane or train ticket makes the trip too expensive for many

Five Delicious Winter Cocktails You Probably Haven’t Tried

The finest Moscow bartenders share their versions of traditional mulled wine, grog and punch recipes

Shoot It Now: How to Take Travel Photos

Nine simple tips that will help you capture the best moments of your adventures

Ideas for Winter Holidays: What to Do in Krasnaya Polyana

Ski slopes to rival the Alps' ones, plus incredible entertainment and attractions: here's some ideas for what to do in Krasnaya Polyana during the winter holidays

Five Recipes Using Russian Fish: From Ukha to Matelot

Five traditional fish recipes from Russia, which are guaranteed to whet your appetite

How to Read More: Seven Proven Tips

Everyone is aware of the benefits of reading – but do we know how to read more and faster?

Meat Cutlets: The Russian Counterpart to Burgers

Apart from Borscht, thin pancakes and buckwheat, which are usually associated with traditional Russian cuisine, meat cutlets hold a very special place in every Russian’s heart

A 10,000-Kilometre Bike Odyssey

How two adventurers and their dog crossed Russia

‘Archie Prefers to Sleep on Something Soft’

What it's like to live with a fox in a Russian apartment