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BlaBlaCar Head: ‘Russia Is Our Main Market’

Russia has become the main market for the French ridesharing service BlaBlaCar, the head of the company Nicolas Bruisson said in an interview

Dali’s Works from Monaco Gallery on Display in Moscow

This weekend, illustrations for “Alice in Wonderland” by surrealist Salvador Dali from the Maison D'Art gallery in Monaco will be presented for the first time in Moscow

A 55-Year-Old Russian Resident Sets New World Record for Pull-Ups

A resident of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk was included in the Guinness Book of World Records after he was able to do 3810 pull-ups in six hours and 5825 in 12 hours

Moscow Bus Terminal to Be Turned into Movie Theatre

Moscow Central Bus Terminal slated to become a modern multi-functional centre

Russia’s Chewing Gum Exports Reach $59 Million in 2016

Russia exported $59 million of chewing gum in 2016, RNS reported, citing a statement from the Russian Export Centre

Russia Recognised Among Top 25 Best Countries in the World

Thanks to a formidable armed forces and proficient diplomacy, Russia has been ranked among the Top 25 best countries in the world

Moscow’s Ostankino Tower to Open Doors for Public

This year, tourists and all comers will be given the opportunity to observe the internal structure of the Ostankino Television Tower in Moscow

Moscow Climbs 15 Places in Ranking of World’s Most Expensive Cities

Moscow is the 98th most expensive city in the world to live in, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living 2017 study

Largest Nike Store in Central and Eastern Europe to Open in Moscow

On March 26, Nike will open its largest store in Central and Eastern Europe on Kuznetsky Most street in Moscow

Russia’s Gorokhovets Town Added to UNESCO List

The town of Gorokhovets in Russia’s Vladimir region was included in the preliminary list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites

Russia Mulls Visa-Free Entry for Arctic Tourists

The Russian Ministry of Culture is backing new proposals to give foreigners onboard cruise ships visa-free entry to Arctic ports including Arkhangelsk and Murmansk

Russian Animated Series Reaches Finals in Cannes

The Russian animated series “Chameleons” entered the final of the MIP Digital Short Form Series Pitch in Cannes competition for children's web series

Robbie Williams Eager to Sing for Russia at Eurovision

British pop singer Robbie Williams said that he wants to represent Russia at the upcoming Eurovision music contest in Kiev, Ukraine

Russia and India Plan to Establish a $1 Billion Investment Fund

Denis Manturov, the Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia said that Russia and India are negotiating on establishing new $1 billion fund

Canadian Magazine Names Russian Forward World’s Most Promising Young Player

Canadian newspaper The Hockey News named Kirill Kaprizov, a prospect currently playing for KHL club Salavat Yulaev Ufa, the world’s most promising hockey player

Russians Vote for Favourite Scientist

A poll offering Russian the chance to vote for the country’s best scientist has been conducted by independent polling organisation Levada Centre

Most Popular Moscow Region Towns Announced

The website Travel.ru published a list of the favorite Moscow Region towns amongst tourists

Russia's Skolkovo Prints Organs, Transplants Into Mouse

Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Centre has successfully printed a functioning organ using a bioprinter developed by one of its researchers

Robot Gardener Currently at Work in Moscow’s Aptekarsky Garden

The robot gardener Agro-Bot can be seen in the Aptekarsky Garden of the Botanical Garden of Moscow State University

Moscow Metro Introduces Autopilot Train

A train controlled by autopilot has begun operating on the Circle Line of the Moscow Metro

Russia Rises in Rating of Happiest Countries

Russia jumped up seven places and is now the 49th happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report

Russia to Design New Light Helicopter

Moscow-based helicopter designer and manufacturer Russian Helicopters announced earlier today that it is planning to develop a new light helicopter