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Communal Palaces of St. Petersburg

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

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

‘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

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

Passengers Name St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport Russia’s Best

St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo International Airport received the “Air Gateway of Russia” industry award for being the country’s best airport

St. Petersburg Among Ten Most Affordable Tourist Destinations in Europe

St. Petersburg was named as one of the top 10 cheapest European city breaks

St. Petersburg Church Named Russia’s Most Popular Landmark

The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg is the most popular landmark in Russia

A Rough Guide

Homeless tour guide shows visitors the real St. Petersburg

Sony Launches Production of MicroSD and USB Devices in St. Petersburg

Sony Electronics launched the production of microSD memory cards and several models of USB devices with built-in memory from 8 to 64 Gb in St. Petersburg

A Three-Metre-Tall Felt Boot Installed in St. Petersburg

A huge felt boot, or valenok, appeared on the Solyanoy Lane in central, the local nespaper Fontanka reported Tuesday

Nissan Begins Export of Russian-Produced Car Parts to Europe

Nissan has started exporting Russian-made car components to the European market

St. Petersburg to Host Roof Music Fest

The sixth Roof Music Fest will be held from May to September in Russia’s St. Petersburg, the event’s organisers told Afisha.Daily

Toyota Launches RAV4 Production at St. Petersburg Factory

Toyota has started production of the RAV4 model at its plant in St. Petersburg, with investments towards this project reaching 9,7 billion rubles ($150.1 million)

Four Russians Make Trip from St. Petersburg to Gambia by Old Russian Car

Four residents of Tomsk took a trip to Europe and Africa in an old Russian VAZ-2106 automobile, TV channel 360 reported.

Booking.com Ranks Russian Hotels 12th-Best in the World

Russia finished 12th overall for hotels and other accommodations that received Booking.com’s Guest Review Awards

George Martin to Attend Fantasy Festival in St. Petersburg

George R.R. Martin, an American novelist and screenwriter, is going to become the honorary guest at the St. Petersburg Fantasy Assembly 2017

Russian Higher School of Economics Among World’s Top 100 Best Young Universities

For the first time ever, Russia’s Higher School of Economics was included in the rankings compiled by the Times Higher Education (THE), the Interfax news agency reported

Bulgari Set to Open Four New Stores in Russia

Bulgari, the jewelry brand owned by LVMH, plans to open four additional stores in Russia over the next ten years

Aivazovsky Exhibition in Moscow Among World’s Most Visited

Exhibition of artist Ivan Aivazovsky in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow was among the ten most visited in the world in 2016

Russia’s 13 Best Viewpoints

Big things – cities, architectural monuments, mountains, forests and lakes – are often best seen from a distance

Sochi at the Top of Russia’s Environmental Rating

Sochi was acknowledged to have the best environmental situation in Russia

Poll: Over 80% of Russians are Happy

According to an opinion poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), the overwhelming majority of Russians (81%) feel happy