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Russian Reserves

Ten most beautiful and fragile places in Russia

Deer Country

Why Yakutia is this year’s best travel destination

At-Large Reindeer Caught in St. Petersburg

It was a regular Sunday morning in St. Petersburg until a reindeer decided to break up the monotony of city traffic

Reviving the Russian Bison

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

Nenets, Astronauts and Pavlensky: Russia’s Best Photographs Go on Display

The art project “The Best of Russia” has chosen what it considers the most impressive photographs of 2016

Principled Tourism in Moscow

Ecotourism is coming to Moscow and its outlying areas

Un-bear-ably Cute

The best animal photos from ‘Primordial Russia’ photo exhibition

An Indescribable Beauty

The best photographs from the ‘Primeval Russia’ photo exhibition

Russian Plane Fighting Wildfires in Chile

An IL-76 EMERCOM plane has been sent to extinguish wildfires near the town of Portezuelo in Chile

Winter in Moscow Snowiest in Twenty Years

Over two metres of snow fell on Moscow between late October and Jan. 26

Orchid Museum to Open in Vologda

An orchid museum will open in Vologda this spring, the first of its kind in northwest Russia, Interfax reported

Vyborg Castle, Marble Canyon and Snail Farm: Five Unique Places in Russia

There are hundreds of breath-taking sites in Russia – majestic lakes, impenetrable fortresses, gentle valleys and rugged mountains. Rambler.Travel takes you on a tour of the most fascinating places on the Russian map

The Beauty of the Far East: Russia’s Most Photogenic Peninsula

Wildlife photographer Vladimir Medvedev recently returned from Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula and is in a hurry to share his footage

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

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

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)

‘Fake’ Sun Seen in Moscow

Abnormal frosts in the Moscow metropolitan area gave Muscovites the opportunity to witness a unique phenomenon – a halo or “fake” sun

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

Bored with the Mainstream

The life of a lawyer who exchanged his metropolitan office for a hut in a forest near Moscow

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 Names Best Wildlife Photo of 2016

On Dec. 28, the Central House of Artists in Moscow hosted the finals of the Wildlife Russia-2016 photo contest, organised by National Geographic

New Year's Eve in Karelia: What to See and What to Do

How to spend your holidays, apart from taking walks and breathing in the crispy clean air