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The Russian airline company Aeroflot has received the Skytrax World Airline Awards, reports. It has been recognized as the Best Airline of Eastern Europe for the eighth time. The award ceremony took place at the Paris Air and Space Museum. It entered the program of the largest international air show, which takes...

19.06.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: Northern capital of Russia is granted with World Travel Awards another time, RIA Novosti reports. St. Petersburg won the Leading Tourist Destinations in Europe award, competing with capitals of France, Britain, Greece, Netherlands....

11.06.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo: The Russian Village touristic site, which opened in the eastern province of China, Anhui, in the Tianzhushan mountains, is experiencing a tourist boom. Guests are traveling from Russia and other countries of the world, the program of visits is booked until December 2019. Of the 105 thousand tourists...

08.06.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo: Fyodor Konyukhov has promised to continue his solo world voyage next year, TASS reports. In 2020, he is going to reach Australia from Chili, and then head to New Zealand. The rowing boat is now under repair, besides it is necessary to wait till the off-season ends. The traveler said that he had a...

31.05.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo: Russian embassy in Japan/Facebook The official Russian Visa Application Center (RVC) has begun working in the Japanese capital, RIA Novostireports. The staff of the RVC will take in documents, process them, issue visas and provide a number of other services. The employees of the centre will help the visitors to fill in questionnaires, take a photo and even send...

08.04.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo: Russian capital hit top 10 cities that have the greatest appeal for tourists from abroad. Moscow took the 10th place. Capitals of Italy, Austria and Greece became the leaders, TASS reports. Barcelona and Paris took the 4th and 5th places. About 2000 people who travel a lot became the survey participants. Respondents were British, German, Italian,...

25.03.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo: Russian hospitality and sympathy helped Spanish extreme cyclist Santiago Garcia to travel in Yakutia where temperature sometimes reaches -50°C. Track drivers invite him to give a ride with his bicycle, locals propose to host him, reports Sakha IA in Yakutia. Santiago has tried various...

14.03.2019 Subject: Travel


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Since the beginning of the unrest in Kazakhstan, some media and Telegram channels have speculated about the threat to Russians living in the Republic. Allegedly, the introduction of CSTO forces would put them in danger due to the rise of Kazakh nationalism. Izvestia talked to Russians living in the country to find out how the January events had affected their relations with Kazakhs. Interviewees claimed that the introduction of CSTO peacekeepers had no effect on interethnic dialogue because the Russians living in the Republic were not associated with Russia - they were locals. However, according to Izvestia's interlocutors, there is still intolerance at the mundane level.
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Russian animator Sergey Merinov opened the first Russian online school of clay animation and was amazed by the geography of applications received. They were sent by people from Moscow to Khabarovsk in Russia, as well as from the USA, Colombia, Finland, and other countries. They all wanted to study the most labor-consuming type of animation.
Stepan Erzia was a Mordvin sculptor who lived in Soviet Russia and Argentina. The Erzia Center in Moscow houses a collection of unique sculptural replicas. Most of them are the casts from the artist's works kept in South America, although there are some originals as well.