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‘Astronauts Don’t Talk Politics’

Interview with Oleg Kotov, head of manned programmes at the Central Research Institute of Machine Building

‘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

Russia's New Two Hundred-Rouble Banknotes to Be Made From Durable Paper

The new 200-rouble ($3.46) banknotes will be made from durable paper in order to extend their longevity

Right on Earth

How Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency, has helped astronauts and common people

Well Spotted!

In Russia, fashion events may be staged in the unlikeliest of spots such as metro stations, bathhouses or even cattle barns

Wonderful Future ‘Inevitable’ for Russia, Says Mr. Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that Russia is going to have a bright future

Crimean Winery to Launch Agritourism Programme

The Massandra winery in the Crimean peninsula is planning to launch a new agricultural tourism programme later this year

Russian Post Among Top 10 International Express Mail Services

Russian Post has taken the 6th position in the PricewaterhouseCoopers rating

Soon-to-Be on UNESCO List: Gorokhovets, 17th-Century Monotown

How it turned out that the centre of Gorokhovets in 2017 looks exactly like it did in the time of Peter the Great

Volga Cities to Remain Connected by Air Taxi

Dexter Air Taxi, a Russian airline, will continue to offer regular flights and services in the Volga Federal District

Poll: Over 60% of Russians Engaged in Charity in 2016

ince 2008, the share of Russians involved in charity has increased by one-third, according to the results of a nationwide survey by analysts at the NACFIN analytical centre

Russia to Produce Innovative ‘Elbrus’ Computers

"RosElectronics" announced the production launch of "Elbrus 101-PC"

Poll - Majority of Russians Trust Domestic Producers

More than 70% of respondents favour goods made in Russia

Russian Watch Brand Receives International Award

Russian watch brand Konstantin Chaykin won its first-ever international prize at the Swiss Independent Watchmaking Pavilion, or SIWP

The Fast and the Beautiful

Most attractive Russian award-winning female athletes of 2016

‘I Despise Michelangelo’

Russia's modern-day iconographers talk about art, faith and Donald Trump

Russian Equivalent of BlaBlaCar Now Has Two Million Users

In its first month of operation, more than two million people used BeepCar, a Russian ridesharing service that allows users to search for fellow travellers for road trips

Over 60 Countries Buy Screening Rights for Russian-Made ‘Viking’

Screening rights for the Russian film "Viking" have been sold to over 60 countries, according to a press release from Channel 1

Super-Icebreaker Project Begins In Russia

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced that a new Russian icebreaker was being developed in St. Petersburg

Can Cultural Patterns Be Broken?

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

Russian Film ‘Loveless’ Keeps Topping Critics’ Rating in Cannes

The film “Loveless” by Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev continues to be on top of critics review at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

Souvenir Shops Open in Moscow Metro

Souvenir shops opened at four different metro stations in Moscow