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‘Urban’ Is Taken More As Format for Design Than Genre of Design

Excerpt from Benjamin Bratton’s new essay on what makes the norms really new

'She Astonished Me'

Photo stories of elderly Russians in love. As Pushkin wrote, "to love all ages yield surrender"!

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

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

Moscow Home to Almost Six Hundred Centenarians

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

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

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

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

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

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

Russia and Japan to Increase Life Expectancy in Russia

Russia and Japan are working together to develop a plan that will increase life expectancy in Russia by improving healthcare and creating more comfortable living conditions

More Than 60 Percent of Russians Consider Themselves Religious

Since 2012, the number of Russians who consider themselves religiously active has grown from 55% to 61%

Anti-Domestic Abuse App Launched in Russia

An app that hopes to bring an end to domestic abuse has been launched in Russia

Russians World’s Biggest Cat Lovers, Study Shows

In Russia, there is the largest proportion of cat owners in the world, the Republic internet magazine reported, citing a study by Dalia Research

Secrets of the Soviets

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

Russians Back Soviet Union Economic Model, Poll Shows

The majority of Russians prefer the state-planned economic model offered by the Soviet Union

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

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

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