Russia to Launch Ten Satellites to Monitor Arctic

The new programme will boost development of Russia's northern regions, Roscosmos representative claims

Russian Divers Set a World Record in Ice Diving

Researchers from the Russian Geographical Society have set a world record for ice diving

Arctic Wisdom: 'If No One Dies on an Expedition,Then It’s Already a Success'

A renowned Russian polar explorer shares his story of surviving at the North Pole

The Colder, the Better

Some unusual pastimes in Northern Russia

The Frozen Art of Dunya Zakharova

Russian fashion artist's new exhibit entitled “-77.8°C” showcases paintings, graphics and sculptures she created to reflect the piercing cold of Yakutia

Land of Endless Winter

How they live in Russia's northernmost town

Russia Becomes One of the Top Destinations to Explore Polar Bears

The experts at Lonely Planet have included Wrangel Island in Russia in its list of the top five destinations where tourists can see polar bears in the wild

Planet Taymyr

An out-of-world experience without leaving Russia

Amur Tiger Caught on Video Crossing a Road in Primorye

The video clip was viewed more than 10,000 times the same day

Ice Hotel to Reopen in Russian Kamchatka

Construction is under way in the Kamchatka region on Russia’s only igloo hotel, the regional government’s press service reported

St. Petersburg Travellers to Venture out to the Arctic on an Inflatable Catamaran

Russian travellers are planning to brave the elements and venture out to the Arctic on an inflatable catamaran

Moscow City Library Branch Opens at the North Pole

The first northernmost library has been opened for border guards and scientific explorers on Franz Josef Land

Where to Watch the Northern Lights in Russia

Rambler.Travel explores the best spots for aurora holidays in Russia

Surviving The North

How to get ready for the toughest hike in the Russian North

Competing with Nature

How Russia’s indigenous peoples move around

Poles Apart

The peoples of the Far North have developed unique biological mechanisms to adapt to extreme climates

From Volga to Yenisei: 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

How Franz Josef Land Became a Russian Territory

The story of the geographical discovery and the struggle for control of the archipelago

The Children of Middle Earth

An almost-extinct northern tribe tries to save its culture

A Peninsula of Opportunity

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

Hitch-Hiking Through Kolyma

How to get from from Yakutsk to Magadan and survive