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More Than Fifty New Parks Planned for Moscow for 2017

Moscow is planning to build more than 50 new parks in 2017, the official website of the Government of Moscow reported

Floating Museum to Open in Moscow

One of the boats in the Moscow river fleet will be converted into an interactive exhibition and excursion area

Nicolas Cage: ‘I Love Dostoyevsky and Russian Ballet’

Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage recently admitted that he would like to read the original versions of Dostoyevsky’s masterpieces

Secrets of the Soviets

Burgers, bars, convertibles, electric toothbrushes and reality television – can they really have been completely unknown in Russia before the 1990s?

Ten Most Expensive Russian Paintings

Where and for how much were the most expensive Russian works of art sold?

'Russian Women Have a Penchant for Foreigners'

Russia through the eyes of a foreigner in the 17th century

Indian Tourists Flock to Russia

Russia took the first place in terms of tourist flow growth from India in 2016

The Frozen Art of Dunya Zakharova

Russian fashion artist's new exhibit entitled “-77.8°C” showcases paintings, graphics and sculptures she created to reflect the piercing cold of Yakutia

Revenues of Russian Theatres Leap 80% Within Five Years

Revenues of Russian theatres grew by almost 80% from 2011 to 2016, the Moskva news agency reported

Bolshoi Theatre Celebrates 241st Birthday

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

Most Visited Museums in Moscow Revealed

The Department of Culture of Moscow has announced the seven most visited museums in Moscow in 2015

The Devil in Disguise

Americans, Europeans and other foreigners on Russia and Russians

Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

In his new book, a Frenchman takes a fresh look at cliches about Russia and Russians

Russian Pot Stew

Something very hot and very Russian to treat yourself amid chilly March weather

British Newspaper Invites Tourists to St.Petersburg, ‘Dazzling’ Cradle of Revolution

The Daily Mail, a British newspaper, has recommended that its readers visit St. Petersburg, the cradle of the 1917 revolution

Russia's Mariinsky Theatre Produces Daft Punk-Themed Ballet

The performance will premiere on Apr. 4 as part of the Mariinsky International Ballet Festival

Rosturizm and Ministry of Agriculture to Create Gastronomic Map of Russia

Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation are developing a gastronomic map of Russia that will be presented this autumn

‘The Monument to Ivan the Terrible Is Like the Monument to Rocky Balboa’

Julian Barnes on travelling across Russia, Tolstoy, the art of the novel, and the meaning of life

Capturing Russia’s Northern Beauty

Why artists and musicians can’t help falling in love with the North Pole

Soviet Nostalgia on a Plate

Today, MOSLENTA takes you on a tour of the Moscow cafes and restaurants which are recreating the atmosphere of the USSR through their design and menus

‘Ballet Helps to Build Character’

Russian ballerina tells all about ballet companies, touring and dancing as a career