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Photo credit: Almost a third of the inhabitants of European countries, who took part in the study of the NAFI analytical center, plan to visit Russia in the coming years. Ninety percent of those who visited Russia earlier said they were satisfied with the trip. The online...

28.04.2020 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: A series of presentations and meetings of the economic, tourist, investment and cultural potential of the Altai Territory has opened in Gothenburg (Sweden). The events are supported by the Consulate General of Russia in Gothenburg, they are attended by...

19.02.2020 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: Residents and guests of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria were able to board the famous Russian Sedov sailing ship, the website of the Moscow House of Compatriots reports. The ship called at the Canary Islands port during a round-the-world trip, dedicated to the...

14.01.2020 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: Moscow became fifth in the World’s Best Cities - 2020 ranking, compiled by the American consulting company Resonance Consultancy. The authors of the rating called Moscow an “endlessly fascinating and dynamic metropolis”, noting the sights, culture...

09.01.2020 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: Visit Petersburg city tourist information office will appear in Spain, TASS reports. This tourist office will be the eleventh in a row. Its main task will be to popularize the tourist opportunities of the city. The contract was signed on Friday, November 29. According to Nana Gvichia, a representative of...

29.11.2019 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.
Few people are aware that Yoko Ono, John Lennon's wife who has spent most of her life in the United States, was brought up under the influence of her Russian aunt, Anna Bubnova. For over half a century, the estate where she grew up has been home to the museum of Alexander Pushkin. The poet had visited the Tver village of Bernovo more than once.
Author, linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky has been known for his left-wing views, and criticism of aggressive U.S. foreign policy from the days of the Vietnam War. Today, he is indignant at the absolute absence of freedom and the actual prohibition to show any other viewpoint on Russian policy and the causes of the Ukrainian crisis in the U.S. media.
Saratov-born Alexey Shishkov, a dental technician from Torrevieja, Spain, could drive to work in a different Zhiguli every day of the week if he wanted to. On Monday, he could choose his beige VAZ-2101 or "Kopeyka" and end the weekend in a red VAZ-2105 or Lada. His collection includes all Zhiguli models, as well as Niva and UAZ; the entire car fleet was purchased from Spanish owners.