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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

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

The Future of Assault Rifles

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

Mark Mobius Calls for Investment in Russia

Mark Mobius, executive chairman of the Templeton Emerging Markets Group believes that investors should look to Russia, China, India and Brazil

Surviving The North

How to get ready for the toughest hike in the Russian North

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

‘To Smile Is to Show Weakness’

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

World Bank’s Economic Forecast on Russia Improves

The World Bank has improved Russia’s economic outlook, as the economy is projected to contract by 0.6% in 2016

‘Moscow Deserves Something Better Than Weird Arches’

Architect Duilio Forte dreams about the swings from Triumfalnaya Square

Constructing an Identity in Moscow

English architect Nicholas Champkins discusses the difficulties and joys of working and living in the Russian capital

Asian Appetisers with a Russian Touch

Prawns in Kimchi sauce, cod liver with wasabi sauce and other Asian delicacies

Quick Salads by Konstantin Ivlev

Five simple recipes with a complex taste

‘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