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Russia’s ‘Ruslan’ Accounts for Two Thirds of French Military Air Traffic in 2015

The An-124 cargo airplanes “Ruslan” have provided for 70% of the French Armed Forces’ air traffic in 2015

Auchan Planning to Invest Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Annually into Russian Market

French retailer Auchan intends to invest 20-30 billion roubles ($328.7-493.1 million) annually into the development of their business in Russia

Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

In his new book, a Frenchman takes a fresh look at cliches about Russia and Russians

Mireille Mathieu Named Russian Language Ambassador to World

French singer Mireille Mathieu has been named a Russian Language Ambassador to the World

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

French Designers Rediscover ‘Russian Leather’

French luxury brand Moynat will use so-called “Russian leather” in its 2017 collection

French Chef on Russian Cheese, Epiphany Bathing and Banya Nudity

A Bordeaux native talks about how Moscow looks from an outsider’s perspective and why one feels like a child when they don’t know the language

Smell of Paint and Sound of Trams: Russia as Seen by a French Artist

An monologue by a Frenchwoman who moved to Russia, traveled across the entire country, made it through two economic crises and managed to raise four children along the way

Lookalikes of World Famous Sights Found in Russia

Five Russian doppelgangers of world-famous attractions

Trailer for ‘Stalin’s Couch’ Movie with Depardieu Released

A trailer for Fanny Ardant’s film about Stalin with English subtitles called “Le Divan de Staline” starring Gerard Depardieu as Stalin has appeared on the Internet

My Imaginary Friend

André Malraux returns to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Gazprom and Schneider Electric Sign Partnership Agreement

Gazprom and Schneider Electric SE have signed an agreement on a scientific and technical cooperation and partnership programme from 2017 to 2019

‘Our Main Goal Is to Shed Light on Hidden Russian Destinations’

Alla Manilova, Russia’s Deputy Minister of Culture, speaks about growing interest in Russia against a backdrop of sanctions and new tour routes beyond Moscow and St. Petersburg

Cezanne in Exchange For a Suitcase

LVMH CEO met with President Vladimir Putin on Nov. 24

Filming for Stalin Movie with Depardieu Complete

Gérard Depardieu announced the completion of principal photography for the movie “Le divan de Staline” (Stalin’s Couch), directed by Fanny Ardant

Chinese Travellers Betray Paris for Moscow

The number of Chinese travellers who went to Paris on holiday between November 2015 and October 2016 dropped by 23.5% in comparison to a similar time period from 2014-2015

FT: Italian PM Talked EU Leaders Out of New Anti-Russia Sanctions

Matteo Renzi, prime minister of Italy, has reportedly persuaded leaders of Germany, France and the UK to not implement new sanctions against Russia

Russian Online Video Streaming Service Ivi.ru Launches in France

The leading Russian online video streaming service Ivi.ru has expanded into its first foreign market

Vive la Moscou!

French Bulldogs and frog legs are on offer at the Flacon Design Factory this weekend

Cannes: From Russia With Films

Russian movies screened at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

Alexander Turov on Franco-Russian Economic Cooperation

Russia's trade representative in France tells Rambler News Service about the trial of former Yukos shareholders, Crimean wines and the likelihood of sanctions being lifted

France Leads the Way With Post-Sanctions Trade

Russia and France seek to rebuild economic ties after Ukraine