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American Architect to Design New Type of Housing for Single-Industry Russian Towns

Hani Rashid, co-founder of the New York-based architectural firm Asymptote Architecture, is attempting to develop a concept for a new type of housing for single-industry towns in Russia

Tatarstan: Thirteen Must-See Things

Kazan, the jewel and the capital of the Tatarstan Republic, is not its only attraction – there are plenty of marvellous places to visit!

China Planning to Build a Copy of Moscow State University

A replica of the main building of Moscow State University (MSU) will appear in the Chinese city of Shenzhen

Shoot It Now: How to Take Travel Photos

Nine simple tips that will help you capture the best moments of your adventures

Post-Industrial: Moscow Factories Gain a New Lease of Life

A celection of numerous Moscow factories and plants that have now become home to business centres, lofts and museums

Seven Most Beautiful Estates near Moscow

You don't have to fly all the way to Europe to see baroque churches and stately homes

Moscow City to Get Nine More Skyscapers

Nine more skyscrapers will be built by 2018 on the grounds of the Moscow International Business Centre, or Moscow City

Maly Theatre Reopens in Moscow

The Maly Theatre in Moscow reopened after five years of restoration work with a performance of Griboyedov’s comedy “Woe from Wit” on Dec. 19

Moscow to Host Antonio Gaudi Exhibition

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art will host an exhibition of works by Catalonian architect Antonio Gaudi in 2017

Trans-Siberian Railway to Grow Five ‘Elephant Trunks’

Five new stops on the Trans-Siberian Railway will have an unusual design developed by London architectural studio Kamvari Architects

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 Avant-Garde Architecture Collated on One Map

The Lithuanian design studio Baklažanas have created a map listing the pre-eminent Constructivist architectural sites located around Russia’s capital city

‘Moscow Deserves Something Better Than Weird Arches’

Architect Duilio Forte dreams about the swings from Triumfalnaya Square

Constructing an Identity in Moscow

English architect Nicholas Champkins discusses the difficulties and joys of working and living in the Russian capital

Soviet Modernism: Moscow's Ten Beautifully Ugly Buildings

Afisha.Daily presents ten landmark buildings spanning the period from Khrushchev to Gorbachev

Saving Up for Posterity: Russia’s UNESCO-Listed Sites

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia everyone should know about

Russian Konigsberg

Why Kaliningrad is well worth a visit

A City Worthy of Worship

Sevastopol, a source of Russian military glory, pride and beauty

Fifth Mosque to Be Built in Moscow

A new mosque is planned to be built in Kommunarka village in New Moscow

Moscow’s Seven Sisters: Ten Myths and Facts

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

Construction Began on Ostankino Tower 56 Years Ago

Construction of Ostankino Tower, which was Europe’s tallest building when built, began 56 years ago on Sept. 27

Moscow Underground Opens New Stations

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