#Russians

Communal Palaces of St. Petersburg

What is hidden behind the walls of St. Petersburg communal apartments built and furnished in the tsarist-time Russia

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

Motoxicosis

How Russians store their “iron horses” during the off season

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

By Memory, by Touch

Blind art critic Alexey Filatov reads lectures, studies dance and painting

‘Archie Prefers to Sleep on Something Soft’

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

Three Russians and a Pole Go on Round-the-World Helicopter Trip

Travellers will need to overcome about 40,000 kilometres spending month and a half in the sky

Being ‘Miss Russia’

How Russian beauty standards changed over the years

Best Item in Russian History: Samovar-Rooster

Russians recognised a samovar that features details in a form of rooster’s head, legs and tail as the best item in the country’s history

Russian Illustrator Who Made the World Laugh

Meet Anton Gudim's creations which are funny, sad and sarcastic at the same time

Land of Endless Winter

How they live in Russia's northernmost town

More Than 60 Percent of Russians Consider Themselves Religious

Since 2012, the number of Russians who consider themselves religiously active has grown from 55% to 61%

Russian FM Spokeswoman Zakharova Listed as One of BBC’s Top 100 Most Influential Women

Maria Zakharova, the official spokeswoman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was included in BBC’s annual list of the world’s most inspirational and influential women

China, Belarus Russians’ Favourite Countries – Poll

A survey by independent pollster Levada Centre revealed that the majority of Russians are kindly disposed towards Belarus and China (79% and 78%)

Russians World’s Biggest Cat Lovers, Study Shows

In Russia, there is the largest proportion of cat owners in the world, the Republic internet magazine reported, citing a study by Dalia Research

WTA Names Russian Tennis Player Best in the World

Elena Vesnina became the best tennis player of March, according to a report on the official website of the Women's Tennis Association

The Incredible Adventures of Americans in Moscow

In 1961, American TV journalists filmed scenes taken from the daily lives of ordinary Muscovites

Shotgun, Saber and Fish: What Russians Forget in Uber Cars

Uber Russia has compiled a ranking of the items most oftenly left in taxi cabs in 2016, the TJournal internet magazine reported

From Russia with Love: Food Russians Miss Most when Living Abroad

There is no nostalgia more powerful than the one Russians feel for food

Russians Back Soviet Union Economic Model, Poll Shows

The majority of Russians prefer the state-planned economic model offered by the Soviet Union

Russians Name Most Eminent National Authors

A survey, carried out on the World Writers Day, asked 1,600 Russians to name the greatest writers from amongst their fellow countrymen.