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Russia’s Grandest Theatre: Past, Present and Future

MOSLENTA teamed up with historians and employees of the Bolshoi Theatre to take a closer look at one of Russia’s most recognised cultural institutions

The Carved Heart of the Woods

How to make a mansion to be a successful travel brand in the middle of nowhere

Communal Palaces of St. Petersburg

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

Arctic Shamrock

For the first time ever, the Russian Defence Ministry revealed pictures of the Northern Fleet military base

Moscow Underground Opens New Stations

About 250,000 residents of northern Moscow will now have to spend 20 minutes less commuting on the Underground

It’s a Far, Far East

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

Europe’s Tallest Skyscraper Almost Finished in Moscow

The Vostok Tower, which is currently being built as part of the multifunctional Federation complex in the Moscow International Business Centre is expected to be finished by summer 2017

Creators of Disneyland Paris to Build Amusement Park at Moscow VDNKh

The Russian branch of the Italian company Pizzarotti won a competition for the construction of the “Park of the Future” amusement park on the territory of Moscow VDNKh

À La Izba and Faux Stone: Wooden Age of Moscow Architecture

Strelka Magazine has dug deep into the archives of the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture and learned the stories of Moscow’s most fascinating wooden buildings

Scientists Discover Russia’s Oldest Temple

An ancient Phanagoria dig in the Temryuk region of Krasnodar has uncovered Russia’s oldest temple

Moscow Metro Opens Tour Agency

Metrotour, the official guided tour agency for Moscow’s Metro, has opened its doors at the Vystavochnaya Metro Station

What Is Hidden Below the Surface?

Behind every Moscow landmark there's an unrevealed story, artists claim

Bolshoi Theatre Celebrates 241st Birthday

One of Moscow’s most iconic landmarks, the Bolshoi Theatre, turned 241 on Tuesday

Unexplored Crimea

Uncharted places of Crimea which deserve some love as much as the renowned sights

Moscow’s Seven Sisters: Ten Myths and Facts

Fascinating facts about the Stalinist skyscrapers (aka the Seven Sisters) in Moscow

Russia’s Yaroslavl to Develop ‘Mansion Tourism’

The development programme will concentrate on historic estates, which, according to local authorities, have the potential to become the region’s primary tourist attractions

Russia’s Gorokhovets Town Added to UNESCO List

The town of Gorokhovets in Russia’s Vladimir region was included in the preliminary list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites

Railroad Landscapes: Russia as Seen Through a Train Window

A selection of some of the best pictures of Russia taken through the train window

Moscow’s TsUM Store Turns Ninety-Five

Ninety-five years ago, the famous Central Department Store, or TsUM, opened in Moscow

Moscow's Zaryadye Park to Get 'Floating' Bridge

A "floating" suspension bridge is under construction in Moscow's new Zaryadye Park

Nine Wonders of the Russian North

The Russian North is a phenomenon which you simply cannot experience anywhere else on the planet

Extreme Urban Sports: Climbing to the Top of Moscow’s Tallest Buildings

Moscow's “old school” roofers who have been conquering the skyscrapers of the Russian capital for over a decade talk about the past, present and future of roof exploration