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LeEco Retains Plans to Promote Russian Content

Chinese online video company LeEco is still planning to promote Russian content, according to Victor Xu, head of LeEco Russia and Eastern Europe

Biblionight to Take Place in Moscow

Biblionight, an annual literary festival, takes place in Moscow on Apr. 22, with Triumfalnaya Square being the event’s main venue

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

St. Petersburg to Host Roof Music Fest

The sixth Roof Music Fest will be held from May to September in Russia’s St. Petersburg, the event’s organisers told Afisha.Daily

Four Russians Make Trip from St. Petersburg to Gambia by Old Russian Car

Four residents of Tomsk took a trip to Europe and Africa in an old Russian VAZ-2106 automobile, TV channel 360 reported.

Russian Amusement Park Makes TripAdvisor Europe Top 25 List

Sochi Park has been ranked 18th by TripAdvisor in its amusement park rankings

Creators of Disneyland Paris to Build Amusement Park at Moscow VDNKh

The Russian branch of the Italian company Pizzarotti won a competition for the construction of the “Park of the Future” amusement park on the territory of Moscow VDNKh

Two Hundred-Tonne Ice Library Built on Lake Baikal

Sculptors built a seasonal library using 200 tonnes of ice on the shores of Lake Baikal

Russian 'Puss in Boots' Making His Way to Lake Baikal

Graf, the cat that conquered Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains, along with the hearts of Russians throughout the country, is now travelling to Lake Baikal through Buryatia

Moscow Bus Terminal to Be Turned into Movie Theatre

Moscow Central Bus Terminal slated to become a modern multi-functional centre

Moscow’s Aptekarsky Garden Receives 1,500 Snowdrops

Sochi-based nursery Pervotsvet has given over 1,500 Voronov snowdrops to the Botanical Garden of Moscow State University in honour of the Year of Ecology

Beyond Cheap and Cheerful

What are the best hostels in Russia like?

‘Masha and the Bear’ Episode Hits More Than Two Billion Views on YouTube

The seventeenth episode of the animated show “Masha and the Bear” has now been viewed just short of 2.61 billion times on YouTube in the four years

Russia and China to Create World’s First Tourist Submarine

The Chinese Tianjin Ostar Underwater Vehicles Co, in association with Russian scientists, is planning to create the world’s first submarine for public transport

Multi-Billion Rouble Amusement Park to Be Built at Moscow's VDNKh

A thematic, year-round amusement park is planned for VDNKh, Afisha.Daily reported

St. Petersburg Man Walks Around the World

Sergey Lukyanov, a 62-year-old man from St. Petersburg, recently returned home after circling the globe by foot over a two-year period

Russia's Mariinsky Theatre Produces Daft Punk-Themed Ballet

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

‘I Really Wanted to See the Places They Never Show to Foreigners’

A London native visited remote Russian villages and towns, experiencing firsthand traditional Russian craftsmanship

Tourists in Texas Can Drive Soviet Tank

Texas-based company DriveTanks offers customers the chance to drive tanks from the Second World War, including the Soviet T-34, and fire their weapons

Where the Sun Hides Behind the Fir Trees: What to Do in Sochi in the Offseason

Sochi can offer rest and relaxation even in the off-season when the weather is neither stifling hot nor wet and chilly

It's a Small, Small Russia

800 square metres of Russia in miniature presented at Grand Maket Russia museum in St. Petersburg

Europe’s Tallest Ferris Wheel to Open at Moscow's VDNKh

Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel will open in 2018 at VDNKh, according to the press service of VDNKh Wheel