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Photo credit: From November 4 to 6, Moscow takes part in the 40th international tourism exhibition World Travel Market in London. The stand under the slogan "Moscow is even bigger than you expect" ...

06.11.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit:  Number of Asian tourists in Russia grows. According to statistical data, tourists from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Philippines and Thailand. Touristic business representatives predict  future growth of touristic flow, RIA Novosti.  According tour...

29.10.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: The Northern capital of Russia opened Visit Petersburg tourist information office in the Japanese capital. Its main task will be to popularize the tourist opportunities of St. Petersburg, TASS reports. Now all the inhabitants of the Asian metropolis...

25.10.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: The website about Vladivostok and a number of other projects dedicated to the Far East will be launched in the near future by Japanese entrepreneur So Okamoto, RIA Novosti reports. He expects that the portal will be useful for the Japanese traveling to the Russian region with short-term tours. ...

12.09.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: The official account of the Russian capital appeared on WeChat and Weibo, popular Chinese social networks, the website of the Moscow Mayor reports. It was launched by the Moscow Committee on Tourism in order to provide Chinese residents with information about Moscow in a convenient way. The authors...

11.09.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit:  Arctic tourism is becoming increasingly popular and more fashionable, according to Rostourism. But in order for it to be further developed, it is extremely important to work on creating the appropriate infrastructure, TASS reports. According to...

30.08.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: Moscow was among the 60 safest cities in the world for the current year, according to the Economist. The Russian capital took 37th place in the list, which was compiled on the basis of 57 indicators. At the same time, Moscow was among the thirty best cities in terms of safety in the field of...

30.08.2019 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: First phase of the Rurik Path international historical expedition concluded in Kaliningrad. Participants overcame 7 thousand kilometers. They have travelled in Scandinavian and Baltic countries on Zmey Gorynych rook boat based on old vessels' drafts. The trip organisers have  claimed  that...

29.08.2019 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.