Most-Visited Museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg Named

The Art Newspaper Russia has compiled a list of most-visited art museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2016

Russia Rises in Rating of Happiest Countries

Russia jumped up seven places and is now the 49th happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report

Russia's Sochi and Sheremetyevo Airports Among Best in Europe

Sochi International Airport and Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport are among the five best in Europe, according to the ASQ research programme

12 Russian Universities Included in Shanghai Rankings

12 Russian universities have made it into the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (ARWU), with the Lomonosov Moscow State University leading the way

Russia’s Cleanest Villages: Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka

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

Russia’s Aeroflot Named Best in Eastern Europe for the 6th Time

For the 6th time overall and for the 5th year in a row, Russia's largest airline was recognised the best in Eastern Europe

Russian Amusement Park Makes TripAdvisor Europe Top 25 List

Sochi Park has been ranked 18th by TripAdvisor in its amusement park rankings

Tourists Name Russian City with Tastiest Food

Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East region was recognised as the city with the country’s tastiest food

Russia's Sberbank Outperforms Goldman Sachs’ Brand Valuation

Sberbank outperformed Goldman Sachs’ brand value in the Brand Finance Banking 500, according to the bank. Sberbank’s brand value grew by 33% in 2016, reaching $9.1 billion

St. Petersburg Has Russia’s Most Affordable Higher Education

St. Petersburg was recognised as the city with the most affordable higher education research results from the Institute of Education at the Higher School of Economics showed

Russia’s Most Well-Read Region Announced

The Voronezh Region has won the title of Russia’s Literary Flagship in the recent nation-wide Most Reading Region competition

Russia 45th Among World’s Most Innovative Countries

Russia has become 45th out of 127 in the rating of the world’s most innovative countries

MSU Included in World’s Top 30 Universities by Times Higher Education

For the second year in a row Lomonosov Moscow State University has taken 30th place in the World Reputation Rankings 2017

Two Russian Airports Among World’s Best

Moscow 's Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo were recognised among the world’s best air harbors

Russian Post Among Top 10 International Express Mail Services

Russian Post has taken the 6th position in the PricewaterhouseCoopers rating

Russian Vodka Brands Become the World’s Fastest-Growing

By the end of 2016, six brands of the largest Russian vodka producers entered the list of the top 10 fastest-growing in the world

Russia’s Top 10 Small Towns for Summer Vacations Named

Bulgar in Russia’s Tatarstan region was recognised as the most popular destination among small Russian towns

20 Russian Universities Made It to the List of World’s Best

The Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) has taken 95th position in QS World University Rankings

2016 Became Busiest Year for Moscow Hotels in Last Decade

By the end of 2016, the average occupancy rate for Moscow hotels had risen to 70%, according to Interfax

Moscow Named Among Top Seven Must-See Sites to Visit in 2017

The experts at National Geographic highlighted Moscow as one of the seven best places to visit in 2017, reports the magazine’s website

Moscow State University Included in QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Moscow State University has made it into the Global Graduate Employability rankings compiled by the Quacquarelli Symonds research centre

Russian Summer Resorts with Cheapest Rental Housing

The town of Kislovodsk became a Russian resort with the most budget rental prices for the upcoming summer