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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

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

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

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

Russian Travellers Go from Moscow to Bangkok by Train and Bus

Elena Gitt and Pavel Kotikov, two travellers from the Moscow suburb of Khimki, covered the distance from the Russian capital to its Thai counterpart in 55 days

Volcano Museum to Open in Kamchatka

The Volcanarium, Russia’s first museum dedicated to volcanoes, is expected to open on the Kamchatka Peninsula in May 2017

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

The Colder, the Better

Some unusual pastimes in Northern Russia

Brest Manufacturer Packs Socks in Cans

The Brest Stockings Plant, or BChK, released a limited batch of socks packaged in cans just in time for the holiday Day of the Defender of the Fatherland on Feb. 23

Robot Bakes Pancakes at Moscow's VDNKh

Moscow’s VDNKh exhibition centre is currently home to a robot that can make pancakes

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

It's Maslenitsa Week in Moscow

Maslenitsa, the folk festival often referred to as pancake week that takes place the week before Easter, will be one of the main events this weekend in the capital

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