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Photo credit: Cyberchild / A large group of Russian tourists have been evacuated from Egyptian resorts, TASS reports. Several hundred people stuck in Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada were taken out by two aircraft belonging to Aeroflot. They landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo on the...

17.03.2022 Subject: Travel

Photo credit:TODAY / Most of  Russian tourists, who bought package tours, came home from abroad, RIA Novosti reports. Their return was handled by travel companies with the assistance of Rostourism. About 75,000 people came to the country, or more than 80% of the total number...

16.03.2022 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: pierre9x6 / The air traffic connecting Russia and China will be resumed on Monday, March 14, RIA Novosti reports. It was previously suspended due to the measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. One flight per week will connect Moscow with Beijing,...

14.03.2022 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: the press service of the mayor and government of Moscow. Evgeny Samarin / (CC BY 4.0) 70 Russian Ivolga electric trains will be delivered to Argentina. They are going to run between Buenos Aires and nearby cities, RBC reports.  ...

26.01.2022 Subject: Travel

Moscow Red Square. Photo: aghyadnajjar / pixabay Moscow and St. Petersburg have won several awards at the international World Travel Awards, which is called the travel ''Oscar.'' Two Russian cities received one joint prize for the ''Two cities - a million impressions'' project, RIA...

16.12.2021 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: OrnaW / Russia is restoring air traffic with five more countries, RIA Novosti reports. On Wednesday, December 1, planes start flying to Costa Rica, Brazil, Mongolia, Argentina and Bangladesh. In addition, restrictions on flights to Cuba, Mexico and Qatar have...

01.12.2021 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: My Planet / French actress and DJ Cecile Plage has launched a new season of the Cecile in Wonderland program on the My Planet TV channel. In it, the actress talks about the most unusual corners of Russia. According to Plage, despite the severe climate,  Russian...

22.11.2021 Subject: Travel


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Business and philanthropy walked in parallel in pre-revolutionary Russia. Big entrepreneurs were often also big philanthropists. They built hospitals, theaters, orphanages, and almshouses. Today the Museum of Entrepreneurs, Patrons, and Philanthropists in Moscow supports and promotes their legacy. Nadezhda Smirnova, museum director, told the Russkiy Mir about the high standard set by the philanthropists of pre-revolutionary Russia.
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