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An Englishwoman on Homemade Burgers and Freedom in Russian Theatre

A young theatre worker from London speaks about Moscow during the 2000s, dacha trips and interacting with Russians

Indigenous Peoples of Russian Empire as Seen by American Traveller

The ethnic minorities of the 19th-century Russia pictured by George Kennan, a traveller and photographer from Ohio

Chinese Families Will Be Able to Visit Russia Without Visa

Tour groups consisting of as few as three people arriving from China will be able to visit Russia without a visa

Foreign Tourists in Russia Spend $12 Billion Annually

The Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, or Rostourism, calculated how much foreign tourists spend

‘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

Great, Powerful, Cynical: Why Americans Love Russian Language

Three students from United States talk about phonetic roughness of the Russian language, the horror of vinaigrette and omnipresent Mr. Putin

‘Crimson Jackets Felt Out of Their Element Here’

Moscow’s first expat nightclub celebrates its 25th anniversary

Russia Expects Five Million Chinese Tourists in 2017

The tourist flow from China to Russia will increase thanks to simplified visa procedures

German Foreign Minister Calls for Better Russia Relations

German Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel is interested in maintaining positive relations with Moscow

20 Russian Universities Made It to the List of World’s Best

The Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) has taken 95th position in QS World University Rankings

2016 Became Busiest Year for Moscow Hotels in Last Decade

By the end of 2016, the average occupancy rate for Moscow hotels had risen to 70%, according to Interfax

Russia Creates Tourism Organisation to Debunk Myths

A new organisation has appeared in Russia that will attract tourists from abroad and debunk myths about the country

'There Are Producers Around the World Who Would Kill to Have 'Fisht' Stadium'

Damon Lavelle shares his impressions of Sochi, sports architecture in Russia during the crisis and the historical value of Luzhniki stadium after the reconstruction

Moscow Zoo Offers English-Language Tours

The Moscow Zoo starts offering guided tours in English

133 UK Tour Operators Selling Trips to Russia

Sergei Korneev, deputy head of Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency, said that 133 British tour operators were offering package tours to Russia

Russian Duma Proposes Plan to Create Russian Green Card

The Russian State Duma is developing legislation that may become the basis for a Russian equivalent to the US Green Card

Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

In his new book, a Frenchman takes a fresh look at cliches about Russia and Russians

Mireille Mathieu Named Russian Language Ambassador to World

French singer Mireille Mathieu has been named a Russian Language Ambassador to the World

Record Number of Tourists Visit Sochi in 2016

According to Sochi Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov, a record 6.5 million people visited the seaside city in 2016

Scottish Traveller Reaches Russia in 1972 Car

James Parker from Scotland travelled to Russia in a 1972 Morris Minor car