​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?

The Region of Mounds and Steppes

Discovering Russia: why you need to visit the Volgograd Region

Five Russian Lakes to Visit This Summer

Rambler.Travel has found five lakes where you can also enjoy sunbathing, swimming and sightseeing without the queues

Five Historical Routes in Russia

Gazeta.ru reports on five routes for the historically-inclined traveler

Infernal Quarry, Buran and Other Soviet Engineering Marvels

From the Ostankino Tower and the Motherland Calls statue to Soviet nuclear-powered icebreakers – underneath the magnificence of these buildings some subtle but important details become lost