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Moscow Recognised as One of the Safest Cities for Tourists in the World

Moscow is one of the safest cities for foreign tourists in the world, said the President of the Russian Union of Travel Industry, Sergei Shpilko at the Gaidar Forum

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

Tatarstan: Thirteen Must-See Things

Kazan, the jewel and the capital of the Tatarstan Republic, is not its only attraction – there are plenty of marvellous places to visit!

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

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

Nearly Seven Million Tourists Visited St. Petersburg Last Year

Around 6.9 million tourists visited St. Petersburg last year, which is 400,000 more than in 2015

Moscow to Offer Free Guided Tours on Arbat Street

Free guided tours around the district will be conducted along the Arbat for Muscovites and tourists

Seven Miles Is Not a Detour: How to Get to Lake Baikal by Bus

Visiting the deepest lake in the world is a dream for many tourists, but the price of a plane or train ticket makes the trip too expensive for many

Shoot It Now: How to Take Travel Photos

Nine simple tips that will help you capture the best moments of your adventures

Ideas for Winter Holidays: What to Do in Krasnaya Polyana

Ski slopes to rival the Alps' ones, plus incredible entertainment and attractions: here's some ideas for what to do in Krasnaya Polyana during the winter holidays

Russian Granny on the Move

An 89-year-old from Krasnoyarsk roams across the world

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

Moscow Zoo to Offer English-Language Tours

In February 2017, the Moscow Zoo will start offering guided tours in English

Russia and Japan to Ease Visa Regime on Jan. 1

Starting Jan. 1, 2017, the visa regime between Russia and Japan will be simplified

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

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

Far and Farther: Five Unique Tourist Destinations in Russia

There are hundreds of breath-taking sites in Russia — majestic lakes, impenetrable fortresses, gentle valleys and rugged mountains

Eight Reasons to Visit Vologda This Winter

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

Domodedovo Outgoing Flight Breaks Passenger Records

Emirates aircraft departed with 600 passengers to Dubai

Excursion Trains to Run Between Moscow and Nearby Cities During New Year’s

Excursion trains will be running between Moscow and seven neighbouring cities during the New Year holidays