Archive | September, 2013

Multicultural Kazan

30 Sep

Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan region, is probably Russia’s most multicultural and multi-ethnic city.

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Kamchatka: the Land of Fire, Ice and Mountains

27 Sep

The Kamchatka Peninsular is one of the most remote parts of Russia known for its geysers and volcanoes virtually untouched by human hands. There are more than 160 volcanoes here, 29 of them still active.

Просто вулканы

The azure water of crater lakes is rimmed with ice even in June.

Crater lake

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St. Petersburg at a Glance

20 Sep

St. Petersburg is also known as Russia’s Northern Capital. Founded by Peter the Great in 1703 it used to be a Russian capital for over 200 years having accumulated an unforgettable spirit of Russian emperors, high art, lavish architecture and, of course, its people.

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Sochi: 2014 Olympic Capital

18 Sep

With less than 5 months left till the 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi is drawing more and more attention. Today we suggest a virtual tour around the city and the Olympic site!

Сочи. Панорама

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Top 10 Moscow Museums

15 Sep

Autumn in Moscow… Rainy and gloomy weather… The temperature is hardly climbing over +10 – not the best time for long walks. However there is still plenty to do in Moscow! Today we want to suggest some of the most famous Moscow museums – you will certainly find something interesting!

Tretyakov Gallery 

The State Tretyakov Gallery is the world’s foremost depository of Russian fine art. Medieval icons, masterpieces by most prominent Russian artists, examples of Soviet art – thousands of best paintings, drawings and sculptures can be found here.

2. Третьяковская галерея (экспозиция)

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Altay: at the Heart of Asia

13 Sep

The Altay Mountains are a stunningly beautiful mountain range at the very heart of Asia.

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The highest summit of the range is the double-headed Mount Belukha reaching 4506 m

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Magnificent Peterhof

10 Sep

The Peterhof Palace is a great complex of palaces, gardens and fountains founded by Peter the Great near St. Petersburg.Петергоф

Peterhof is often referred to as the Russian Versailles and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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