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Moscow May Become Home to the Largest Hostel in Europe

Amtel Properties has announced plans to build a hostel with space for 3000 guests in an enterprise zone in the west of Moscow

Russian Mobile Phone Tariffs Cheapest in Europe

Basic tariffs offered by mobile operators in Russia are much cheaper than similar tariffs in Europe and over one-and-a-half times cheaper than those offered in Indonesia

‘I Don’t Think There’s a City I Can Compare Moscow With’

A young dancer from Amsterdam talks about life in Russia, apartment design and Russian-made “Dutch” cheese

Russian Hostel Named Best in the World

Soul Kitchen Hostel in Saint Petersburg was recognized as the best in the world once again

Europe’s Tallest Skyscraper Almost Finished in Moscow

The Vostok Tower, which is currently being built as part of the multifunctional Federation complex in the Moscow International Business Centre is expected to be finished by summer 2017

Russian Post Considering New Aircraft for Shipping Mail from China

Russian Post, the country’s postal service, is considering shipping mail from China to Europe on its own commercial jets

‘Russia Must Be Shown to Foreigners in Its Entirety’

Russian Deputy Minister of Culture Alla Manilova on the Russia-Austria Tourism Year

New, Faster Moscow-Berlin Train Goes into Service

The new international train connecting Moscow and Berlin will depart for the first time on Dec. 17 from the Kurskaya railway station in Moscow

Russia’s Kaliningrad One of Europe’s Top Destinations

The Russian city placed fifth on the list of the website’s top ten

Ivi Launches Russian Film Channel in US, Europe

Online streaming service Ivi.tv has created another website to promote Russian movies to Russian-speaking audiences in North America and Europe

Senior European Official Reflects on Positive Changes in Russia

Secretary General of the Council of Europe said that over the last 20 years positive changes have taken place in the country

Russia Proposes Idea of Peter the Great Route

The Head of the Council of Europe's office in Russia told the Fifth International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg that Russia and Europe may design a new tourism route

ExoMars-TGO Probe Sends First Images of Mars to Earth

The Trace Gas Orbiter, which was launched into the orbit of Mars as part of the ExoMars mission, has sent fist images of Mars to Earth

Miller: Europe’s Demand for Russian Gas Grows

Gazprom’s Chairman of the Board Alexey Miller said that the steady growth of demand for Russian gas confirms the company as a reliable and stable supplier for Europe

Greek Ports Still Open to Russian Fleet in Spite of Obama’s Request

Athens intends to continue to allow Russian ships to moor and refuel in Greek ports

Russia Finishes Fourth in Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Russian entry “The Water of Life” by Igor Krutoy’s Popular Music Academy finished fourth in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Russian Appointed VP of Interpol

Police Major-General Alexander Prokopchuk, head of Interpol’s National Central Bureau in Moscow, has been appointed to the post of Vice President for Europe of the international police organisation

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

VW Polo Named Russia’s Best-Selling European Car

Autostat analytic agency reported that the Volkswagen Polo sedan has been the best-selling European model in the Russian market over the first nine months of 2016

EU Gives €83,000 to Support Russian Villages

The European Union has allocated €83,000 to support Russian villages, according to Vygaudas Ušackas, head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia

A World of Possibilities

The existing business climate and possibilities for expansion dominate discussions at the Fifth Eurasian Forum

Five Countries Extend Sanctions Against Russia Following EU

Five countries, including Ukraine, supported the EU’s decision to extend the sanctions against Russia