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The Scientific Approach

How tourists help to develop Russian science

Russia’s Cleanest Villages: Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka

Villages Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka in Rostov region topped the list of Russia’s cleanest villages and towns

A Peninsula of Opportunity

The Far Eastern gem Kamchatka is evolving into a major tourist destination

The Land of Oil and Wild Deer

What a curious traveller can discover in Russia’s Yugra region

Kitties and Goats

Snow leopards and ibexes found in Russia’s Altai, Buryatia and Tuva

Five Unusual Travel Destinations in Russia

A land of rare beauty, Russia has hundreds of breathtaking landscapes with magnificent lakes, impregnable fortresses, gentle plains and majestic peaks

Orchid Museum Opens in Russia's Vologda

An orchid museum opened in Vologda this month, the first of its kind in northwest Russia, Interfax reported

Beautiful Waste: Sea Creates 'Glass Beach' in Russia's Vladivostok

Sea turns thousands of bottles into colourful pebbles in the Russian Far East

More Than $20 Billion Invested in Russia’s Far East

According to Alexander Galushka, head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, investments in the region have reached 1.325 trillion roubles ($21.95 billion)

Russian North in Summer

Best pictures of lakes, cliffs, waterfalls and vast spaces of the snow-free Northern Russia

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

At World’s End: Top Five Most Beautiful Places in Russia’s Primorsky Region

Vladivostok, the administrative centre of the region, is known as the Far Side of the World

Russia Creates First Digital Map of Archeological Sites

Scientists working at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Archaeology have successfully developed and launched “Archeological Sites of Russia”

A Heaven on Amur River

Traveling to Russia’s Khabarovsk region and why it is impossible not to fall in love with it

Volcano Museum to Open in Kamchatka

The Volcanarium, Russia’s first museum dedicated to volcanoes, is expected to open on the Kamchatka Peninsula in May 2017

Moscow Zoo to Start Eco Tours to Local Nature Reserves

The Moscow Zoo and Moscow’s Department of Culture are planning to start an eco tour programme for Moscow and its surroundings

Reviving the Russian Bison

Once considered all but extinct, bison are returning to Russia: report from a Yakutian bison nursery

Nine Wonders of the Russian North

The Russian North is a phenomenon which you simply cannot experience anywhere else on the planet

Deer Country

Why Yakutia is this year’s best travel destination

The Ultimate Bucket List

Places in Russia that you have to visit at least once

It’s a Far, Far East

Why Russia’s Primorye Region will soon become a tourist magnet