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Russia Recognised Among Top 25 Best Countries in the World

Thanks to a formidable armed forces and proficient diplomacy, Russia has been ranked among the Top 25 best countries in the world

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

Minister of Health: Russians Living Longer and Longer

The life expectancy of Russians annually increases by six months, according to Veronika Skvortsova, head of Russia’s Ministry of Health

'She Astonished Me'

On Valentine's Day, we present a photo project about elderly Russians in love

Almost One-Third of Russians Want President Putin to Use Social Networks

According to a survey 29% of Russians would read the opinions of Russian President Vladimir Putin on his official website or social media accounts if available

Moscow Home to Almost Six Hundred Centenarians

Nearly 600 centenarians, people who are 100 or more years old, live in Moscow

Wonderful Future ‘Inevitable’ for Russia, Says Mr. Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that Russia is going to have a bright future

Poll: Over 60% of Russians Engaged in Charity in 2016

ince 2008, the share of Russians involved in charity has increased by one-third, according to the results of a nationwide survey by analysts at the NACFIN analytical centre

Secrets of the Soviets

Burgers, bars, convertibles, electric toothbrushes and reality television – can they really have been completely unknown in Russia before the 1990s?

The Naked Truth

What Russians hide in their bathrooms

Russian Residence Permit Might Be Given to Lottery Winners

Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Oblast have created a bill that offers foreigners the opportunity to win a residency permit in Russia through a lottery

Moscow’s Homeless People to Counter Terrorism

Plans have been announced to involve Moscow’s homeless people in anti-terrorist efforts

Putin’s Approval Rating Reaches 86% – Poll

Polling from the Levada Centre puts President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating at 86%

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

Poll: Most Russians Want Internet Censorship

About 60% of Russians want censorship on the Internet, according to the results of a survey by the Levada Centre

First Public Refrigerator Opened in St. Petersburg

Russia's first public refrigerator opened on Nov. 13 on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg

Half of Russian Women Want to Become Entrepreneurs – Poll

About 84% of Russian women are considering the possibility of starting their own business, while 50% are ready to launch one

Russians Choose to Stay in Their Home Country, Poll Shows

The current economic crisis and Western sanctions have had no impact on Russians’ willingness to emigrate

Vladimir Mau on Russia’s New Economic Reality

Vladimir Mau, Rector at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, describes Russia's new economic model