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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

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

‘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

The British Artists Looking for ‘Real Russia’

British artists share their impressions on travelling across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway

‘When I Leave Russia for a Week, I Get Bored and Want to Go Back’

A Lithuanian actress shares her impressions of the Russian theatre, archaic attitudes and older women’s self-neglect

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

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

Survey: Russians Read More E-Books and Listen to More Classical Music than US, UK and Others

PayPal payment platform conducted a sociological survey to discover the habits and peculiarities of digital content users in ten different countries

American Actress Speaks About Theatre, Sex and Salads in Russia

Jordan Fry, an American living in Moscow, has piercing eyes and amazing clarity of thought

Danny Boyle Calls Russian Director Tarkovsky 'God' of Filmmaking

"In Russia there is Tarkovsky; for us he's a God," said Boyle at a press conference in Moscow

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

It Feels Like Russia

Twenty-two best concepts for the country's tourism brand

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