‘Hakasha’ and ‘Karachay-Cherkesha’ Tell American Kids About Russia

An American educational project created a cartoon clip that explains the geographical and federal structure of Russia to English-speaking children

And not so Quietly Flows the Don

What to see in Rostov-on-Don, the largest city in the south of Russia that stands on the right bank of the great Don River

Eleven New Hotels Opened in Crimea in 2016

Eleven new hospitality facilities with a total of 618 guest rooms have opened in Crimea this year, the press service of the Ministry of Resorts and Tourism of Crimea reports

Eight Reasons to Visit Vologda This Winter

What to see in the New Year capital of the Russian North

Five Abandoned Ghost Towns in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

As huge cities are expanding and flourishing, some of Russian small towns appear and then fade away, crumbling into dust

German Special Tool Technology to Invest €10 Million Into Manufacturing in Russia

German company Special Tool Technology and its Russian representative have signed an agreement to set up a metalworking manufacturing facility in the region

Far East Development to Be Included in Russia's State Programmes

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree introducing Far East economic indicators into all federal target and state programmes

Russia’s Most Promising Resorts: Sheregesh, Nizhny Tagil, Orenburg Region

Would you consider going diving in Nizhny Tagil or visiting a mud treatment spa in Orenburg?

Rusnano Launches 73 Plants in Russia's Regions Over the Past Nine Years

During the first nine years of its operation Rusnano has launched a total of 73 production facilities across 32 regions

EU Gives €83,000 to Support Russian Villages

The European Union has allocated €83,000 to support Russian villages, according to Vygaudas Ušackas, head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia

The Delicacies of Central Russia

Why a gourmet traveler should visit Pereslavl-Zalessky and the surrounding region

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

Russian Konigsberg

Why Kaliningrad is well worth a visit

Russian Governor Believes ‘Booming Villages’ Are a Result of Sanctions

The Governor of Vladimir Region Svetlana Orlova called for Western nations not to hurry with lifting their sanctions against Russia

Stavropol Named the Most Well-Maintained City in Russia

Stavropol has been officially acknowledged as Russia’s most well-maintained city, the website of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers reports

New Health Food Cafés Chain to Open in Russia

Forbes Magazine published an interview with Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev in which he spoke about the launch of a chain of health food cafés called Petrushka

Notes From an Abandoned Soviet Arctic Settlement

A monument to Lenin, a portrait of Tatyana Drubich, mosaic panes featuring a bear and other Soviet design achievements within the abandoned mining settlement on Spitsbergen

A Peninsula of Opportunity

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

Putin and Medvedev on Vacation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev enjoyed some ukha fish soup

A Cowboy of Russia’s Wild West

A photographic history of a cowboy from Shuya, Russia

The Not Quite Dead Sea

When a Russian resort stands in for a popular world-famous destination