​Volga, ​Volga, ​Volga: Where, Why and What for?

One of the longest rivers in the world and the longest in Europe, Volga remains one of the most important water arterias in Russia. But what do we know about it?

NGO Names Russia’s Cleanest Region

Green Patrol, a Russian environmental NGO, named Tambov Oblast as the cleanest province in the country

Chinese Visit Lenin Monument, Sprinkle It With Vodka

Chinese tourists visiting Lenin’s birthplace of Ulyanovsk sprinkle a monument of the former Communist leader with vodka as a sign of respect