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Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

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

Mireille Mathieu Named Russian Language Ambassador to World

French singer Mireille Mathieu has been named a Russian Language Ambassador to the World

Passions of 18th-Century Russian City Residents

The passions, pleasures and vices common to the residents of a small Russian city moving from a traditional way of life towards a European one

Entrance to 200 Moscow Museums to Become Free for ‘Night of Museums’

On May 20, the 11th annual “Night of Museums” will be held in the Russian capital with more than 200 museums and galleries taking part

Putin: Russian Museum Attendance Reaches 120 Million People a Year

The number of visitors to Russian museums has reached 120 million people a year, said Russian President Vladimir Putin

‘Masha and the Bear’ Pulls Ahead of Adele on YouTube

An episode of the "Masha and the Bear" animated series now has more views on YouTube than Adele's music video for her song "Hello"

Russia Proposes Idea of Peter the Great Route

The Head of the Council of Europe's office in Russia told the Fifth International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg that Russia and Europe may design a new tourism route

Most Visited Museums in Moscow Revealed

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

Making of Largest Photo Archive Showcasing Russian History

Over 70,000 scanned photographs, taken between 1860 and 1999, are collected in an immense online archive

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!

The Children of Middle Earth

An almost-extinct northern tribe tries to save its culture

Made in Russia: Seven Russian Equivalents of World-Famous Sites

Rambler.Travel found places in Russia which can become substitutes for other natural and cultural world attractions

Unbridling Russia

A closer look at the development of the Russian economy during the rule of Peter the Great

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

‘Tourist Cards’ for Moscow and St. Petersburg Museums Go on Sale

A Russian city guide Voxxter in collaboration with MasterCard presented the PassCity tourist card for visiting museums

Moscow City Library Branch Opens at the North Pole

The first northernmost library has been opened for border guards and scientific explorers on Franz Josef Land

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?