A Stellar New Year Party: How They Celebrate in Space

The most unusual New Year parties are those arranged by astronauts

Russian Father Frost Receives over Three Million Letters

The main residence of the Russian Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug received over three million letters before New Year’s Day

Emir Kusturica Designs Raketa Watch for 100th Anniversary of Russian Avant-Garde

Emir Kusturica has designed a new Raketa watch to be made at the Petrodvorets Watch Factory to celebrate the centennial of the Russian avant-garde movement

Over 1,200 People Visit Hanukah Event in Moscow

Participants witnessed a light show, took part in fun competitions and enjoyed a live concert

Ideas for New Year’s Celebrations: Stuffed Beets

Treat your friends to these cute, tasty and healthy little appetizers

New Year Train Hits the Tracks in Moscow Metro

A train in honour of the upcoming New Year celebrations is running on the Moscow Metro’s Ring Line

Quick Alphabetical Guide to the World of Bubbly

How to spot the difference between champagne, sparkling wine, cava and prosecco

Seven Things to Do Before the Clock Strikes Twelve

Follow our to do list to start a new life in the New Year

Cold and Beautiful: The Best Snow Maidens of Instagram

The Snow Maiden, or Shegurochka, is one of the most important and beloved characters of the New Year holiday period in Russia

A Christmas Fairytale in Russia’s Metropolises

Check out the most magical images of wintertime in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan in our photo gallery

Homeless Santas Send Holiday Greetings

St. Petersburg charity makes a touching holiday video starring homeless Father Frosts

Moscow to Spend About $50 Million on New Year Celebrations

RBC added up government procurement figures and discovered that the Government of Moscow is planning to spend at least three billion roubles ($49.1 million) on celebrations

Russia’s ‘Main Christmas Tree’ Adorned with 800 Ornaments

The New Year tree installed on Cathedral Square in the Moscow Kremlin this season has been decorated in a retro style

Steven Seagal Buys Share of Fairs Organiser in Russia

Actor Steven Seagal bought 20% stake of Russkiye Yarmarki (Russian Fairs) company

Horizontal Christmas Tree in Moscow’s Gorky Park Goes Viral, Sets Record

Moscow’s Gorky Park erected a horizontal Christmas tree on Dec. 21 that “floats in the air” at the park’s main gate

Moscow to Open over 200 Christmas Tree Markets

Over 200 Christmas tree markets will traditionally be opened on the streets of the capital before the New Year

Santa House Opened on Tverskaya Square in Moscow

Lapland’s Santa Claus and his elves visited the opening ceremony of the “Journey to Christmas,” a holiday festival taking place on Tverskaya Square in Moscow from Dec. 16 to Jan. 15

City of Light: Moscow Dresses Up for a Christmas Journey

In anticipation of the Christmas and the New Year’s holidays Moscow streets have been richly adorned with multiple light installations

Tverskaya Street in Moscow to be Adorned in Champagne Flutes for New Year

Before the New Year, 64 light installations shaped as champagne flutes will appear on Tverskaya

New Year the Russian Way: Five Cities for Holiday Breaks

Rambler.Travel shares some of the best Russian destinations to visit during the New Year holidays

Moscow to Welcome in New Year with Fireworks

Muscovites can look forward to a dramatic New Year’s Eve fireworks display on Jan. 1, 2017

Cheapest Russian Destinations for Celebrating New Year Revealed

RoomGuru, an online hotel-booking service, identified the most popular low-cost cities in Russia for spending New Year's Eve