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How Being a Geek Became Synonymous with the Mainstream

Afisha.Daily found out how St. Pete's students came up with the idea and why Russia’s future depends on geeks rather than politicians

Six Russian Cities to Transport You to ‘Europe’

Ramber.Travel presents six Russian cities that give you that ‘European’ feeling

Most-Visited Museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg Named

The Art Newspaper Russia has compiled a list of most-visited art museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2016

Where to Fill Your Shot Glass in Russia: Five Most Authentic Russian Bars

Rambler.Travel brings a selection Russia’s most colourful rumochnayas, which are quintessentially Russian bars and cafes

Russian Female Scientists Discuss Work and Gender Stereotypes

We spoke with three women who work as scientists in four different Russian cities. They talked about their research and gender issues in science

Official Recipe of ‘St. Petersburg Coffee’ Revealed

A trademark recipe for a local coffee drink was elaborated and approved in Russia’s St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Has Russia’s Most Affordable Higher Education

St. Petersburg was recognised as the city with the most affordable higher education research results from the Institute of Education at the Higher School of Economics showed

‘Only in Russia’: Story of the Sherp All-Terrain Vehicle

Inventor Alexei Garagashian, in an interview with Afisha.Daily, talks about his life and the spectacular All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that stunned the internet and earned him the admiration of experts the world over

Swatch Dedicates Watches to Moscow and St. Petersburg

Swiss watchmaker Swatch has added a new model to its Destination watch collection that is dedicated to Russian cities, a brand spokesperson told Lenta.ru

Volga Cities to Remain Connected by Air Taxi

Dexter Air Taxi, a Russian airline, will continue to offer regular flights and services in the Volga Federal District

Russian Scientists Invent Stronger, Lighter Building Blocks

The building blocks are resistant to corrosion, inclement weather conditions and severe frosts

British Publication Includes Karelia, Arkhangelsk in List of World’s Top Tourist Destinations

A cultural and educational tour to northwest Russia is one of the top 50 trips of this kind for 2017

Super-Icebreaker Project Begins In Russia

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced that a new Russian icebreaker was being developed in St. Petersburg

Free Wi-Fi Comes to St. Petersburg Subway

Free public Wi-Fi network was launched Tuesday on the Orange (4th) line of the St. Petersburg subway system

Russian Tourist Attraction Ranked as ‘Dark Tourism’ Top Destination

The web portal Atlas Obscura, specialising in “dark tourism”, has named the top 50 attractions and destinations of 2017

Keanu Reeves’s St. Petersburg Promenade Goes Viral on Russian Internet

The attention of Russian social network users focused on Keanu Reeves who was strolling around St. Petersburg

Eight Little-Known Facts About Pushkin

His birthplace, his flight from Russia and the lost chapter of Eugene Onegin: what other mysteries surround Russia's greatest poet?

133 UK Tour Operators Selling Trips to Russia

Sergei Korneev, deputy head of Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency, said that 133 British tour operators were offering package tours to Russia

St. Petersburg Church Among World’s Top 10 Cultural Sites

TripAdvisor within a framework of Travelers’ Choice Award named the world’s best cultural sites of 2017

Russian Hostel Named Best in the World

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

Richard Dawkins to Speak at Geek Picnic in St. Petersburg

British biologist and science populariser Richard Dawkins will perform at the annual Geek Picnic festival scheduled for June 24-25