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Tyumen: Russia's Best Place to Live?

For the third year running, Tyumen has been named the best place to live in Russia, chosen from 38 of the country's largest cities

‘To Smile Is to Show Weakness’

The Vice President of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group on Russian customer service and friendly security guards

Russia Is an Excellent Starting Point for a Startup – Buzzfactory Founder

Russian market is an excellent place to launch a startup because it is more open and less competitive than the US market

‘In Russia, Soup Is Thought to Be a Man’s Food’

Elena Osipova interviews an American chef brave enough to open a restaurant in Russia’s capital

‘It All Began With a Dinner at a Restaurant’

President of the International Centre of Wine and Gastronomy on his plans for the global expansion of Russian cuisine

The Future of Assault Rifles

Kalashnikov’s editor-in-chief reflects on the future of assault rifles

The Charm of Illegal Art: The History of Russian Graffiti

The timeline of the history of Russian graffiti from New-York heritage to patriotic discourses

Self-driving Trucks to Appear on Moscow Roads in 2017

Light commercial GAZel and Hyundai models will transport goods autonomously but under the supervision of a person

Arctic Wisdom: 'If No One Dies on an Expedition,Then It’s Already a Success'

A renowned Russian polar explorer shares his story of surviving at the North Pole

Russian Scientists Catalogue Hundreds of Thousands of Galaxies

Moscow State University astronomers, in collaboration with their French counterparts, have assembled a catalogue containing information about 800,000 galaxies

Digitise and Preserve

Moscow State University has launched one of the largest digital herbarium in the world, with a database of 786,000 scanned images of various plants from the collection of its Biology Faculty

Moody's, S&P and Fitch Apply for Branches Registration in Russia

Moody's, S&P Ratings and Fitch Rating, the so-called “big three” rating agencies, have filed applications for the registration of branches in Russia

Moscow State University Biologists Discover New Mushroom

Moscow State University scientists discovered a new species of fungi during an expedition to the Tver region

Former Soros Partner Calls to Invest in Russian Assets

American investor and owner of Rogers Holdings Jim Rogers stated that investments in Russian assets and agriculture will bring the highest returns in 2017

Five Delicious Winter Cocktails You Probably Haven’t Tried

The finest Moscow bartenders share their versions of traditional mulled wine, grog and punch recipes

Can Cultural Patterns Be Broken?

Project Leader at Skolkovo Business School Andrey Shapenko on Russians’ poor communication skills and its impact on doing business

‘Russians Know How to Present Themselves’

Guy Godet talks about Courtyard by Marriott and how to do business in Moscow

Foam and the City: Moscow as Depicted by Master Latte Artists

Afisha.Daily asked participants in the Russian Barista Days “Latte Art Championship” to create something discernible with latte foam about Moscow. Here’s what they made

Emergency Situations Minister: Russia Gave $250Mln in Aid Over Three Years

Russia has given a total of $250 million in humanitarian aid abroad over the past three years

‘We’ve Done a Really Good Job of Developing This Sport’

Russian mixed martial fighter Fedor Emelianenko on the last MMA World Cup, his future rivals, and more