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Nike’s Promo About Russian Girls Gets Golden Lion in Cannes

A promo video filmed by the Russian Nike office “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” has been awarded at the festival in Cannes

Russia’s Aeroflot Named Best in Eastern Europe for the 6th Time

For the 6th time overall and for the 5th year in a row, Russia's largest airline was recognised the best in Eastern Europe

Russian Beach Receives International ‘Blue Flag’ Award

Second Russian beach was awarded international “Blue Flag” prize

IKEA to Sell Toy Designed by Russian Girl

Sofia Oganyants, a Russian girl from the Moscow suburb of Khimki, is this year’s winner of the IKEA competition “Kids Draw for Kids”

Russian Watch Brand Receives International Award

Russian watch brand Konstantin Chaykin won its first-ever international prize at the Swiss Independent Watchmaking Pavilion, or SIWP

Russian Professor Wins Crafoord Prize

Russian immunologist Alexander Rudensky has been awarded the Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis for 2017 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

‘Loveless’ by Russia’s Zvyagintsev Wins Jury Award in Cannes

A movie directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev was awarded at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

Russian Hostel Named Best in the World

Soul Kitchen Hostel in Saint Petersburg was recognized once again as the best in the world

Paulo Coelho Jumps at Chance to Join RZD Mobile Library Project

Moscow train stations now have “A Book on the Go” mobile libraries

Moscow Awarded UITP 2017 Transport Prize

Moscow has become a laureate of the transport prize in the nomination of "Strategy for the development of public transport"

St. Petersburg Takes Top Prize at World Travel Awards

St. Petersburg was named the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination by the World Travel Awards

Russian Inflight Chef Named One of World’s Best

Russian chef Mikhail Denisov was recognised one of the world’s best culinary specialists producing onboard meals

Passengers Name St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport Russia’s Best

St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo International Airport received the “Air Gateway of Russia” industry award for being the country’s best airport

Travellers Name Best Russian B&Bs

Ostrov Park Hotel in the Pskov region won travel website TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2017 award for best bed and breakfast in Russia

Moscow Named One of World’s Most Intelligent Communities for First Time

Moscow has made it to the final round of voting for the top seven intelligent communities of 2017 during the Intelligent Community Forum

Ufa Confectioner Nominated for International Social Media Award

Olga Noskova, a confectioner from Ufa who posts pictures of her cakes on Instagram, has been nominated for a Shorty Award

Two Russian Restaurants Made It to World’s Top 100

Two Russian restaurants were included in the expanded rating of the world’s best eateries, according to a statement on The World's 50 Best Restaurants award’s website

Russian Animated Series Reaches Finals in Cannes

The Russian animated series “Chameleons” entered the final of the MIP Digital Short Form Series Pitch in Cannes competition for children's web series

Russian Opera Singer Wins Grammy

Russian opera singer Nikolay Didenko won a Grammy Award thanks to his performance with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Russia's Netrebko, Serebrennikov Nominated for International Opera Awards

Director Kirill Serebrennikov, soprano Anna Netrebko and the MusicAeterna choir were nominated for 2017 International Opera Awards

Facebook Rewards Russian Hacker

Facebook has paid Russian hacker Andrey Leonov a record reward for finding vulnerabilities in the social network’s software

Russian Poet Anna Akhmatova Was Two-Time Nobel Prize Nominee

Anna Akhmatova, one of the most celebrated representatives of the Silver Age of Russian poetry, was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966