History of Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Russia

For most Europeans and Americans, Christmas remains the main winter holiday. Of course, New Year's Eve is celebrated all over the world,...

Is it possible to obtain citizenship by buying real estate in...

Obtaining citizenship when buying a real estate in Russia is impossible. However, the ownership of a house or an apartment can be...

10 facts about the Ethnographic Museum in St. Petersburg

June 3rd, 2020 marks the 97th anniversary of the opening of the Russian Ethnographic Museum in St. Petersburg. Below are ten facts...

International Women’s Day in Russia

The celebration of International Women's Day in modern Russia is primarily associated with an extra day off and obligatory flowers and gifts...

How can a foreigner buy an apartment in Russia?

What are non-obvious problems that a foreigner who plans to buy an apartment in Russia will have to face? Below are the...

Tours in the factories of St. Petersburg

Tourists and residents of St. Petersburg and can visit the factories of the largest companies in the city with a guided tour....

Soviet expressionism exhibition in the Russian Museum

The exhibition in the Russian Museum is called "The Echo of Expressionism. The Art of Leningrad in the Middle - Second Half...

Affordable housing in Russia

Russia is ahead of Western countries in terms of housing affordability. However, the quality of the urban environment and the level of...

Top 5 Russian universities for foreign students

The number of applications from foreign students in Russia increased by 20 percent in 2019. Almost 115 thousand international applicants decided to...

Coworking market in St. Petersburg is predicted to grow

In St. Petersburg, there are more than 50 coworking centers, flexible office spaces, and anti-cafes, experts say. Development of the coworking market...

Modernists exhibition in Saint Petersburg

The exhibition named "Gustav Klimt. Golden Kiss" combines the works of four famous modernist artists: they all brilliant in their work: Gustav...

Russia will need 105,000 migrants in 2020

The Russian economy will need 105,000 foreign workers in 2020. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova at a meeting...

Housing prices in Russia will rise by 10-15% in 2020

New development in 2020 will rise in price by 10%, apartments on the secondary market by 6%. Such a forecast was made...

Over 9 million tourists visited Saint Petersburg in 2019

2019 was a record-breaking year for the Saint Petersburg tourism industry. For the first time in history 9.1 million people visited...

The number of hypermarkets has decreased in Russia

The share of discounters in the total area exceeded 55% The Ministry of Industry and Trade analyzed the development...

Top 10 highest paying jobs in Russia

It is not always possible to objectively measure a job income. The salary level of different professions may vary, and some representatives...

What do the domes of Russian Orthodox churches mean?

Since ancient times, the Christian religion was filled with special signs that were embodied in the architecture of temples. What is the...

Luxury train travel in Russia: Trans-Siberian Express “Golden Eagle”

Train tours are a relatively new way of traveling. Using railroad tours in Russia make it possible to travel leisurely, contemplating the...

A third of Russians are afraid of losing their jobs due...

Every third resident of Russia fears that the development of artificial intelligence may indirectly threaten his own employment. This is evidenced by...

Chinese international forum for modern Russian Literature

The Russian language is experiencing a new round of popularity in China amid deepening friendly relations between the countries and the implementation...