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French Chef on Russian Cheese, Epiphany Bathing and Banya Nudity

A Bordeaux native talks about how Moscow looks from an outsider’s perspective and why one feels like a child when they don’t know the language

Moscow Mulls Lifting Visa Requirements for Short Visits

The Government of Moscow recently announced they are considering lifting visa requirements for foreign tourists planning to visit the country’s capital for a short period of time

‘I Don’t Think There’s a City I Can Compare Moscow With’

A young dancer from Amsterdam talks about life in Russia, apartment design and Russian-made “Dutch” cheese

Visa Regime in Russia’s Primorye Facilitated for Citizens of 18 Countries

Russia has eased the regime of entry in the port of Vladivostok for citizens of 18 states

Moscow Recognised as One of the Safest Cities for Tourists in the World

Moscow is one of the safest cities for foreign tourists in the world, said the President of the Russian Union of Travel Industry, Sergei Shpilko at the Gaidar Forum

Smell of Paint and Sound of Trams: Russia as Seen by a French Artist

An monologue by a Frenchwoman who moved to Russia, traveled across the entire country, made it through two economic crises and managed to raise four children along the way

Forbes Names Biggest Foreign Businesses Working in Russia

The French retail chain Auchan was rated as the highest-earning foreign company operating in Russia by the Russian-language version of Forbes

'Russian Women Have a Penchant for Foreigners'

Russia through the eyes of a foreigner in the 17th century

The Incredible Adventures of Americans in Moscow

In 1961, American TV journalists filmed scenes taken from the daily lives of ordinary Muscovites

Over 120,000 Foreigners Want to Learn Russian

A total of 125 million people are currently studying Russian abroad, according to research from Alexander Pushkin State Institute

Demand for Business Travel to Russia Increases by 60%

The number of invitations issued for business visas to Russia increased by almost 60% in 2016 compared to 2015

The Devil in Disguise

Americans, Europeans and other foreigners on Russia and Russians

Moscow Climbs 15 Places in Ranking of World’s Most Expensive Cities

Moscow is the 98th most expensive city in the world to live in, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living 2017 study

Are Russians Hopeless Slobs?

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

Russia Named Best Country for Investments in 2017

International investment banks called Russia the favourite of foreign portfolio investors for 2017

‘Russian Fans Are Quite Friendly’

On the eve of the UEFA Europa League round of 16 match between FK Rostov and Manchester United, a fan of the English giants said that the British aren't afraid of Russians

‘Women Should Be Treasured Every Day’

We spoke to three expatriate women living in Moscow about International Women’s Day

Russia's Rosa Khutor, German View

German journalists visited Rosa Khutor to review the Russian ski resort that played host to a number of Olympic events in 2014

‘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

‘Russian Lilacs Have Replaced Cherry Blossoms for Me’

A Japanese student talks about Russia's fried sushi and clingy girls

‘I Would Learn Russian’

Three foreigners explain why they chose to study Russian and the obstacles they ran into along the way

‘The Monument to Ivan the Terrible Is Like the Monument to Rocky Balboa’

Julian Barnes on travelling across Russia, Tolstoy, the art of the novel, and the meaning of life