Russia's New Two Hundred-Rouble Banknotes to Be Made From Durable Paper

The new 200-rouble ($3.46) banknotes will be made from durable paper in order to extend their longevity

Tourists Name Russian City with Tastiest Food

Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East region was recognised as the city with the country’s tastiest food

Five Best Unknown Russian Beach Resorts

If you are heading to Sochi, Anapa or Crimea to catch some rays, then you'll have to earn them: finding a free spot on the beach and not being trampled by your fellow tourists is an adventure itself

Beautiful Waste: Sea Creates 'Glass Beach' in Russia's Vladivostok

Sea turns thousands of bottles into colourful pebbles in the Russian Far East

At World’s End: Top Five Most Beautiful Places in Russia’s Primorsky Region

Vladivostok, the administrative centre of the region, is known as the Far Side of the World

Visa Regime in Russia’s Primorye Facilitated for Citizens of 18 Countries

Russia has eased the regime of entry in the port of Vladivostok for citizens of 18 states

Russia and Japan to Create Marine Agro-Fund

Yuji Yamamoto, Japan’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, proposed to create a joint Russo-Japanese agro-business platform in the Far East

New Train Connects Moscow and Vladivostok

A specially designed train marking the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railway started running the famous route from Moscow to Vladivostok

It’s a Far, Far East

Why Russia’s Primorye Region will soon become a tourist magnet

Foreign Tourists Flock to Irkutsk

Travel website KAYAK.ru has compiled a list of most popular cities among foreign tourists

Russia Mulls Visa-Free Entry for Arctic Tourists

The Russian Ministry of Culture is backing new proposals to give foreigners onboard cruise ships visa-free entry to Arctic ports including Arkhangelsk and Murmansk

Foreigners in Vladivostok to Receive Eight-Day Visa Upon Arrival

Foreign tourists arriving in Vladivostok by boat will be given a one-time electronic permit allowing them to stay for up to eight days in the region

Chinese Businessmen to Invest $3 Billion in Russia’s Far East

Investors from China have proposed projects for the priority development of territories in the Far East and the Free Port of Vladivostok, valued at around $3 billion

Tiger Caught Strolling City Streets in Russia's Vladivostok

Wildlife protection officers caught a tiger walking around the city of Vladivostok

The Promise of Russia's Far East

A lack of hotels and expensive flights are impeding the growth of tourism in Russia's Far East

Setting Sail at the Eastern Economic Forum

Government officials and captains of industry set out to protect the Siberian tigers and Amur leopards in Vladivostok

Moscow: A Foreigner’s View

A journalist from Belgium shares her impressions of the Russian capital: fish heads, red lipstick and high heels