The nuclear powered icebreaker, FSUE “Atomflot” will make four of five voyages to the North Pole, according to Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer Mustafa Kashka. The company says the 12 day journeys aboard 50 Years of Victory will cost tourists around 1.8 million rubles ($28,000 US).
Coming to Moscow 19-21 September, Skolkovo Innovation Center in partnership with MSU Science Park and Technopark Strogino and the Moscow City Government will host the 33rd IASP Annual World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP).
Rescuers have recommended that local Kamchatka residents and tourists refrain from traveling to the area nearest the Klyuchevskaya erupting volcano. As reported Tuesday via EMERCOM, the huge volcano began spewing lava,. and there is a potential danger of pyro-clastic flows to the settlements and surrounds of the South Eastern slope there in Kamchatsky Krai.
Visitors to Moscow and the Bolshoi got a rare treat on Tuesday when the premiere of the Opera Gaetano Donizetti “don Pasquale” directed by Timofey kulyabin was held at the New Bolshoi theatre. Not since 1872 has this opera been staged at the illustrious theater.
Property owners from Australia to Zambia have enjoyed the immense popularity and logic of world changing Airbnb rental/lodging platform. Argophilia’s staff have stayed at numerous destinations via connections with Airbnb property owners, and the value is clear. Starting this week we’ll present sample lists of alternative properties across Eastern Europe listed by Airbnb. Here’s a snapshot of some of Sochi’s accommodations.
By now the world is well aware of the dispute over the Crimea peninsula. However one thinks politically, its clear today that for nations like Italy, a Russian speaking primarily Russian seems as Russian as Russian can be. New investors intend to develop 500 hectares of land to create an agro industrial park on the peninsula, is a huge positive note for people on the peninsula.
More and more, touristic flows from China to Russia are in the news. According to reports, more than 400,000 Chinese visited Russian in 2014 alone, and the most recent numbers show double this many tourists. Chinese travelers listed Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ulyanovsk, and Kazan as their most desireable destinations in 2014. But other destinations like Sochi […]
For visitors to the Russian city of Novosibirsk and other destinations this month, some 14 concerts featuring internationally renowned artists are slated for the TRANS-Siberian Art Festival.
Yakutia Airlines is boosting the number of flights from Alaska to destinations in the Russian Far East and beyond. The Russian carrier now offers American travelers a spectacular opportunity to visit some of the world’s last bastions of true wilderness.
Today and tomorrow, the Kazan International Exhibition of Tourism and Sport (KITS) has opened at the Kazanskaya Yarmarka Exhibition Centre.
Good bye McDonalds and the like, hello Healthy Food! Yes, Healthy Food, because this is the name of a fast food chain with branches in Moscow. And is it possible at all to have healthy fast-food? Well, the following five protagonists in Moscow prove that you can have even more. Healthy Food is a chain, […]
Coming to the Kremlin Museums April 1st, the exhibition “Jewels Inspired by Nature. Ilgiz F.” will reveal the masterful work of Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, contemporary Russian jeweler. On display will be artworks from the period 1996 until 2016, some of which are world renowned masterpieces.
Visitors to Moscow will have a stunning new attraction to see soon. According to news from Interfax construction of the museum complex of the Tretyakov State Gallery on the Kadashevskaya embankment is on schedule for completion by 2018.
Last Friday, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told reporters flights to Egypt may resume this Summer. Answering questions all during last week at various meetups, the minister expressed hope that the vital touristic links in between Russia and Egypt might be reconnected.
The International Biennale for Young Art in Moscow has confirmed the names of 87 artists and artistic duos from 36 nations that will participate in this year’s exhibition.