#national

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Match Ball Named

The official match ball for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia will be named “Krasava,” one of the Russian words for beauty

Omsk Woman Found to Have Largest Feet in Russia

Omsk resident Ekaterina Puzikova was recognised as the woman with largest feet in Russia, taking her place in the Russian Book of Records

Chinese Company Partners with RZD to Build New Logistics Centre

Russian Railways, or RZD, have signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Yingkou Port Group Co Ltd to build a logistics centre in the Moscow region

Rusnano Launches 73 Plants in Russia's Regions Over the Past Nine Years

During the first nine years of its operation Rusnano has launched a total of 73 production facilities across 32 regions

Pushkin Poems Now Available Through Free Online Service

"Ne Zarastyot," a free online service that sends its users several poems by the famed Russian bard Alexander Pushkin every day, is now up and running

Passengers Name St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport Russia’s Best

St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo International Airport received the “Air Gateway of Russia” industry award for being the country’s best airport

International Lace Festival to Be Held in Russia’s Vologda

Third international lace festival “Vita Lace” will take place in Russian town of Vologda from June 22 to 25

Russia Creates Unique Rifle That Can Shoot at Four Kilometres

Lobaev Arms (Tarusa, Kaluga region) has developed a rifle that is unparalleled throughout the world

Russia Is World’s Largest Coriander Supplier

Russia has surpassed India, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Syria, Iran, Italy and other leading suppliers of spices to become the world’s largest exporter of coriander

Russian Company Builds Lens for Brazilian Observatory

Schwabe, a company that is a Rostec holding, has supplied an oversized lens for detecting space debris to the Pico dos Dias Observatory in Brazil

Russia to Launch Two Space Observatories Before 2025

The new X-ray and ultraviolet space observatories will be launched into orbit within the next decade

Russia and Japan to Invest $16Bln in Russia’s Far East

Russia and Japan discussed the plan on intensifying economic cooperation in the Far East

Russia’s Trademark Ural Motorcycles Now Sold With Bottles of Vodka

A special edition of Ural Ambassador Limited Edition motorcycles dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the IMZ factory outside of Yekaterinburg are now available in the US

Anti-Domestic Abuse App Launched in Russia

An app that hopes to bring an end to domestic abuse has been launched in Russia

Medvedev Says 500,000 Russians Have Come Home

Half a million Russians have returned to Russia in 2016, said Dmitry Medvedev

Ten Most Expensive Russian Paintings

Where and for how much were the most expensive Russian works of art sold?

'Russian Women Have a Penchant for Foreigners'

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

Russian Defence Ministry Launches Its Own Internet

The Russian army has launched its own version of the Internet under the official name Private Data Transfer Segment

Tretyakov Gallery Paintings Appear on Headscarves

Russian fashion brand Radical Chic has launched a joint project with the Tretyakov Gallery to design a collection of silk scarves

Solzhenitsyn Monument to Be Erected in Moscow

A monument to writer and Soviet dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn is to be erected in Moscow

Russia Develops Silent Hybrid Combat Vehicle

A new APC has been developed by Russian engineers