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Russian ‘Masha and the Bear’ Cartoon Enters Chinese Market

The company "Masha and the Bear" will sign an agreement on the promotion of the eponymous cartoon with the Chinese Shanghai Media Group

‘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

Moscow Bus Terminal to Be Turned into Movie Theatre

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

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

Moscow to Open Museums Dedicated to Bees, Forest, Moscow River

Moscow will open three new museums this year as part of the Year of the Environment: the Museum of Bees, the Forest Museum and the Museum of the Moscow River

Russian Amusement Park Makes TripAdvisor Europe Top 25 List

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

Moscow Circus to Help Build World’s Largest Circus in China

The Grand Moscow Circus will become a partner in the construction of the world’s largest circus in China

‘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

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”

World’s Largest Clock to Appear in Moscow City in 2018

The Moscow City skyscraper complex to get a cinema and a concert hall equipped with the world’s largest clock

Six-Kilometre Children’s Railway to Be Built in Western Moscow

Moscow’s Krylatskoye district will be the site of a new children’s railway

Highest Lift in Europe Opens in Moscow City Skyscaper

The highest-reaching lift in Europe is now in use in Moscow City’s Federation Tower

New Zealand Indie Pop Star Kimbra Comes to Moscow

Kimbra, a 27-year-old singer from New Zealand, will hold her first-ever concert in Russia

Hollywood to Produce Movie Based on ‘The Master and Margarita’

Mikhail Bulgakov’s influential Russian novel “The Master and Margarita” will be developed into a feature film

Moscow to Host More Bike Parades in 2017

Let's Bike It! has announced plans to hold more bike parades this year following the success of the first one of 2017 on Jan. 8, which attracted over 500 people

Over 60 Countries Buy Screening Rights for Russian-Made ‘Viking’

Screening rights for the Russian film "Viking" have been sold to over 60 countries, according to a press release from Channel 1

Postal Pigeons to Race in Russia’s Ural

More than 900 pigeons from Russia’s Chelyabinsk region will compete in a race scheduled to take off on June 3

Five Thousand Candidates Apply for ‘Dream Job’ in Russia

Travel company OneTwoTrip is looking for a travel director that will travel all over while receiving 400,000 roubles ($6,735) per month

Russian Tourist Attraction Ranked as ‘Dark Tourism’ Top Destination

The web portal Atlas Obscura, specialising in “dark tourism”, has named the top 50 attractions and destinations of 2017

Google Buys Russian TV Series

Google has purchased the rights to broadcast the Russian TV series “Sarancha” (Locust) in the Google Play digital store

Cinema Tram is Right on Track in Russia's Vladikavkaz

Russia’s first cinema tram has begun trundling through the streets of Vladikavkaz

Russia's Khakassia Unveils Airboat For Extreme Tourism

Unlike other watercraft, this boat is easier to control, has a high load capacity and better maneuverability