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The Scientific Approach

How tourists help to develop Russian science

Where to Fill Your Shot Glass in Russia: Five Most Authentic Russian Bars

Rambler.Travel brings a selection Russia’s most colourful rumochnayas, which are quintessentially Russian bars and cafes

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

Chinese Families Will Be Able to Visit Russia Without Visa

Tour groups consisting of as few as three people arriving from China will be able to visit Russia without a visa

Foreign Tourists in Russia Spend $12 Billion Annually

The Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, or Rostourism, calculated how much foreign tourists spend

The Land of Oil and Wild Deer

What a curious traveller can discover in Russia’s Yugra region

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

‘I Really Wanted to See the Places They Never Show to Foreigners’

A London native visited remote Russian villages and towns, experiencing firsthand traditional Russian craftsmanship

Five Best Unknown Russian Beach Resorts

If you are heading to Sochi, Anapa or Crimea to catch some rays, then you'll have to earn them: finding a free spot on the beach and not being trampled by your fellow tourists is an adventure itself

High-Paying ‘Extreme Tourist’ Job Available in Russia

The Russian financial service Sravni.ru is currently looking for an insured event tester for its experimental analytics department

Crimean Winery to Launch Agritourism Programme

The Massandra winery in the Crimean peninsula is planning to launch a new agricultural tourism programme later this year

Russia Expects Five Million Chinese Tourists in 2017

The tourist flow from China to Russia will increase thanks to simplified visa procedures

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

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

British Publication Includes Karelia, Arkhangelsk in List of World’s Top Tourist Destinations

A cultural and educational tour to northwest Russia is one of the top 50 trips of this kind for 2017

Russian Equivalent of BlaBlaCar Now Has Two Million Users

In its first month of operation, more than two million people used BeepCar, a Russian ridesharing service that allows users to search for fellow travellers for road trips

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

Five Thousand Candidates Apply for ‘Dream Job’ in Russia

Travel company OneTwoTrip is looking for a travel director that will travel all over while receiving 400,000 roubles ($6,735) per month

Russia Creates Tourism Organisation to Debunk Myths

A new organisation has appeared in Russia that will attract tourists from abroad and debunk myths about the country

Travel to Russia from Home

The best photographs of Russia in one travel photo competition