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Bloomberg: Russia and Brazil Most Profitable Emerging Markets for Investment

Investors and analysts interviewed by Bloomberg have called Russia and Brazil the best choices for investment among developing countries

Aeroflot Recognised as Most Influential Brand in World Aviation

Its brand strength was calculated by analysing more than 30 parameters

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

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

Russia in Top Ten for Countries With Cheapest Petrol

Russia ranked tenth overall in the list of countries with the cheapest petrol based on economic results from the fourth quarter of 2016

Russian Singer Ranked Second Busiest Soprano in World

Russian opera singer Irina Lungu was the second busiest soprano in the world in 2016

Tyumen: Russia's Best Place to Live?

For the third year running, Tyumen has been named the best place to live in Russia, chosen from 38 of the country's largest cities

Moody's, S&P and Fitch Apply for Branches Registration in Russia

Moody's, S&P Ratings and Fitch Rating, the so-called “big three” rating agencies, have filed applications for the registration of branches in Russia

Russian Tourist Attraction Ranked as ‘Dark Tourism’ Top Destination

The web portal Atlas Obscura, specialising in “dark tourism”, has named the top 50 attractions and destinations of 2017

Harry Potter Tops Forbes' List of Russia's Best-Selling Books

Forbes has published a list of the best-selling fiction books in Russia in 2016

St. Petersburg Church Named Russia’s Most Popular Landmark

The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg is the most popular landmark in Russia

Russia Is One of Top Cruise Destinations in 2017

Russia is a Top Cruise Destination for 2017

Foreign Tourists’ Interest in Russia Increases by One-Third

Russia’s appeal as a winter holiday destination in 2016 increased by about a third among foreign travellers in comparison to last year

Putin Named World’s Most Powerful Person by Forbes for Fourth Time

Russian President Vladimir Putin is once again at the top of Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful people

Russia Tops China in Emerging Markets Rankings

Russia finished second in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s emerging markets rankings

Russia’s Kaliningrad One of Europe’s Top Destinations

The Russian city placed fifth on the list of the website’s top ten

Stolichnaya Vodka Brand to Produce Seledochka Canned Products

Soyuzplodoimport, a Moscow-based company that owns the famous Stolichnaya vodka brand, will launch production of canned herring under the brand name Stolichnaya Seledochka

Seventeen Russian Restaurants Among World’s Best

Seventeen Russian restaurants made it onto La Liste, a rating of the world’s top one thousand restaurants that has recently been released on its official webpage

Poll: Over 80% of Russians are Happy

According to an opinion poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), the overwhelming majority of Russians (81%) feel happy

UK Travel Awards Handed Out in Russia

The UK’s Buying Business Travel Awards for achievements in business tourism were given out in Russia for the first time

St. Petersburg Takes Top Prize at World Travel Awards

St. Petersburg was named the World’s Leading Cultural City Destination by the World Travel Awards on Dec. 5