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Aerobatics-Inspired Bentley Model to Arrive in Moscow

Luxury carmaker Bentley announced the launch of the limited series Continental GT V8 S Kobra Edition II, an exclusive model that will only be sold in the Russian capital

MTS and Samsung Introduce Wi-Fi Calling in Russia

MTS and Samsung have announced the launch of Wi-Fi Calling in Russia, which allows phone users to make voice calls via any available Wi-Fi connection

Mexican Interjet to Create SSJ100 Support Centre

The Mexican airline Interjet has announced plans to build what it calls the Sukhoi Superjet 100 Support Centre

China Is the Major Buyer of Russian Food Products

China has surpassed Turkey as the main buyer of Russian food products

Russia May Equip All Cars with ‘Black Boxes’

The Russian government has agreed in principle with the idea of equipping all cars with "black boxes" – special damage-proof devices which record data useful for accident investigations

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Match Ball Named

The official match ball for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia will be named “Krasava,” one of the Russian words for beauty

Instagram Earns More Than Facebook in Russia

In Russia, Instagram earns several times more than its parent company Facebook, according to sources in the advertising market

Most Expensive Russian Street Revealed

Located in the centre of Moscow, Stoleshnikov Lane is the most expensive street in Russia in terms of the rental cost of retail space

Russia Is an Excellent Starting Point for a Startup – Buzzfactory Founder

Russian market is an excellent place to launch a startup because it is more open and less competitive than the US market

Rusnano and Fortum to Invest $530 Million in Wind Power in Russia

Russia’s Rusnano in collaboration with Finnish Fortum energy company is launching a wind power development fund

Retro Steam Train Tours to Pskov and Novgorod

Refurbished 19th-century steam trains are to start historic two day tours in a bid to boost tourism in Russia’s north-west

Russian Railways to Outfit All Long Distance Trains with Wi-Fi

Russian Railways (RZD) is planning on providing Wi-Fi internet access on all of their long distance trains by 2020

Chinese Xiaomi to Open 20 Stores in Russia in 2017

Chinese company Xiaomi will open more than 20 new branded stores in the major Russian cities by the end of 2017

First Russian MiG-29 Jets Delivered to Egypt

Egypt has received first MiG-29 fighter jets under a contract with Russia

Most Popular Moscow Region Towns Announced

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

Russia’s Cheapest Places to Rent a Flat Revealed

Housing service Selims.ru provided Lenta.ru with a list of Russia’s most affordable cities in terms of rent and housing prices

Russian Inflight Chef Named One of World’s Best

Russian chef Mikhail Denisov was recognised one of the world’s best culinary specialists producing onboard meals

‘Tourist Cards’ for Moscow and St. Petersburg Museums Go on Sale

A Russian city guide Voxxter in collaboration with MasterCard presented the PassCity tourist card for visiting museums

Russians Want to Move Closer to the West More Than Ever Since 2000

A majority of Russians (71%) are in favour of the expansion of economic, political and cultural ties and convergence with the West

Omsk Woman Found to Have Largest Feet in Russia

Omsk resident Ekaterina Puzikova was recognised as the woman with largest feet in Russia, taking her place in the Russian Book of Records

Singaporean Hotel Chain Citadines Enters Russian Market

Citadines, an international apart’hotel chain and member of Ascott Limited, is planning to enter the Russian market

Chinese Company Partners with RZD to Build New Logistics Centre

Russian Railways, or RZD, have signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Yingkou Port Group Co Ltd to build a logistics centre in the Moscow region