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‘I Despise Michelangelo’

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

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

‘Hakasha’ and ‘Karachay-Cherkesha’ Tell American Kids About Russia

An American educational project created a cartoon clip that explains the geographical and federal structure of Russia to English-speaking children

WWF Russia Chooses Seven Most Interesting Protected Areas

The World Wildlife Fund, or WWF, in Russia has chosen the seven most interesting protected areas in the country

The Fast and the Beautiful

Most attractive Russian award-winning female athletes of 2016

‘Viking’ on Course to Become One of Highest-Grossing Russian Movies Ever

The movie "Viking" has a very good chance of making it onto the list of the highest-grossing Russian films of all time, according to an analyst with Movie Research

Seven Miles Is Not a Detour: How to Get to Lake Baikal by Bus

Visiting the deepest lake in the world is a dream for many tourists, but the price of a plane or train ticket makes the trip too expensive for many

Herring Under a Fur Coat

Step by step, layer by layer... learn the trick of the Russian fish “lasagne”

‘Hollywood Producers Have Every Reason to Envy Us’

Actress Khodchenkova on the much-anticipated Russian film “Viking” and on what sets good directors apart from bad ones

Emir Kusturica Designs Raketa Watch for 100th Anniversary of Russian Avant-Garde

Emir Kusturica has designed a new Raketa watch to be made at the Petrodvorets Watch Factory to celebrate the centennial of the Russian avant-garde movement

Russian Scientists Develop Robot for Nuclear, Chemical Accidents

A robot that can detect radiation was developed for the EMERCOM Centre for Special Operations

Souvenir Shops Open in Moscow Metro

Souvenir shops opened at four different metro stations in Moscow

Day of Mourning Declared in Russia Over Tu-154 Crash

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that today is a day of mourning for the dead passengers of the Tu-154 airplane that crashed into the Black Sea Sunday morning

Russian Online Game War Thunder Released

Gaijin Entertainment has announced the long-awaited release of War Thunder

Snow Volleyball Recognised as Official Sport in Russia

The Russian Ministry of Sport decided on Dec. 14 to recognise snow volleyball as an official sport in Russia

Russia Prepares Roadmap for Development of Virtual Reality Technology

Augmented reality, or AR, and virtual reality, or VR, are two of the most promising aspects of the National Technology Initiative

Can Cultural Patterns Be Broken?

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

Medvedev Discusses Most Important Outcomes of 2016

The main outcomes of 2016 were the preservation of macroeconomic stability and the fulfilment of social obligations, Dmitry Medvedev said

Russia’s Ebola Vaccine Successfully Passes Clinical Trials

It was earlier reported that the anti-Ebola vaccine was developed and tested in Russia with the participation of military medics

Super-Icebreaker Project Begins In Russia

Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced on Dec. 13 that a new Russian icebreaker was being developed in St. Petersburg

Russian Matryoshka Doll Inspires Creators of Stylish Kitchen Gadget

If someone had to name one souvenir that foreigners typically buy in Russia, it would most likely be the matryoshka

‘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