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Flower Power: St. Petersburg to Host Exhibition of Botanical Art

The world of botanical art in its best, inspired by magic of the natural beauty all around us

Moscow’s Aptekarsky Garden Receives 1,500 Snowdrops

Sochi-based nursery Pervotsvet has given over 1,500 Voronov snowdrops to the Botanical Garden of Moscow State University in honour of the Year of Ecology

Railroad Landscapes: Russia as Seen Through a Train Window

A selection of some of the best pictures of Russia taken through the train window

The Scientific Approach

How tourists help to develop Russian science

Russia, Japan May Develop Tourism on Kuril Islands

The ambitious joint programme will include tours to both Russian and Japanese islands

Nine Wonders of the Russian North

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

Freezing Baby Elks Saved by Russian Nature Reserve Staff

Inspectors of the reserve helped the cubs cross the river and made sure they reunited with their mother on the shore

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

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