Fun and Interesting

The Day Santa Came to Town

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pictures provided by Taisiya Tetyusheva  Russians have their own version of Santa Claus. Here in Russia, he is referred t...

Mpemba Paradox: When Hot Meets Cold

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Aliaksandra Samovar It’s-49 in Siberia for the first time in 100 years. On this occasion, the locals decided to laun...

Near-Death Experience: Winter in Siberia

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Ajay Goyal Sharing these pictures of frozen Siberia reminded of a story from early 90s, 91 or 92 .. . The picture below is...

Love and Respect for Cats Knows no Borders

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Ajay Goyal A friend in Russia called, sad, inconsolable . Her cat died. It made me reflect on love humans have for cats. A...

Top 10 Russian Sci-Fi Movies

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984 were both influenced by Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatin. For you...

Cats are People too!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cats are often the perfect companion in a place where it's too cold to walk your dog.

Russian Cyberfarm

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although SpaceX is hot stuff at the moment, these fractal cucumbers deserve some attention as well.

Swimsuit-clad Skiers Break Downhill Record in Siberia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Siberians mark the end of winter by stripping down and heading for the slopes.

Russia: Fast and furious driver hangs off river fence

Reading Time: < 1 minute Driver just escapes a bath in the canal. Only in Russia.

Dutiful drove! Reindeers seen respecting road rules

Reading Time: < 1 minute Santa must have instilled discipline in this herd of reindeer. They follow road rules.

Waterspout Rising From the Sea in Krasnodar

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beachgoers in Russia were captivated by the sight of a waterspout rising above the Black Sea.

Mini Monster Truck That Can Go Anywhere

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian Amphibian Sherp can go anywhere for just under $120,000

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People and Daily Life

A South African facing off the Russian Winter

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Alexander Hart Two things have struck me about living in Saint Petersburg, the radical daylight contrast between seasons and  of course the frigid temperatures of Russia’s famous winters. My body clock still struggle...

Free Mobile Library for Moscow Metro Riders

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I first moved to Russia, one of the first things I noticed when riding the underground metro trains was how voracious Ru...

How Deep are St. Petersburg’s Metro Stations?

Reading Time: < 1 minute St. Petersburg, a city built on swampy land, spanning a network of islands, necessarily has the deepest metro in the worl...

Moscow’s Trams Feeling Cheery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pictures provided by Cyndy Mosco The city of Moscow left no stone unturned this holiday season. Even the trams are festive.

Across Russia: Tomsk

Reading Time: < 1 minute Positive Russia Wooden lace adorns 19th century house in the city of Tomsk. Wood carvings like this are very popular acro...

Strolling Around the Winter Palace

Reading Time: < 1 minute Submitted by Andrey Protopopov Take a virtual stroll around the Winter Palace (Hermitage) during New Year. It’s rel...

Across Russia: Torzhok

Reading Time: < 1 minute A town in Tver Oblast, located on the Tvertsa River along the federal highway M10 and a branch of the Oktyabrskaya Railwa...

Felix is Always on Schedule in Pskov

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo by Dmitry Markov Train guide Pskov – Moscow feeds Felix’s cat during a short stop in Old Russia. Accord...

Anton’s New Year Bike Excursion: St. Petersburg

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Anton Detch Snow and slush. Fuck global warming. Bars and restaurants are closed and working only for delivery. Fuck coron...

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Civic Life

Nearly 10% of the Globe to Receive Sputnik V

Reading Time: < 1 minute Developed by state-owned Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology an...

The Underlying Message Given at Davos

Reading Time: 6 minutes Following a decade of relatively good Russian-US relations where the man wh...

How Deep are St. Petersburg’s Metro Stations?

Reading Time: < 1 minute St. Petersburg, a city built on swampy land, spanning a network of isla...

Test Positive for Covid in Russia. What Next?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Daria tested positive for Covid 19 and was quarantined. In the video, s...

Russia is Getting a Big Makeover

Reading Time: < 1 minute When I was a young boy growing up in Idaho, it was common to read and h...

The Day that Doomed ISIS

Reading Time: 2 minutes The collective group of misfits comprised of Islamic extremists and paid me...

Believe it or Not, This Photo is Real

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photographer Alexey Golubev not only has an eye for beauty, he was a good g...

Which side of the Russian Mushroom will Make a Fortune?

Reading Time: 11 minutes By John Helmer, Moscow A lucky man can stumble upon a treasure, runs an ol...

Adulterated Honey is Driving Beekeepers out of the Market

Reading Time: 10 minutes By John Helmer, Moscow President Vladimir Putin is the bee’s knees. There’...

Russia is Now the Big Cheese

Reading Time: 9 minutes by John Helmer, Moscow   @bears_with Cheese goes well with w...

Students Helping Fight COVID-19 Receive Payouts

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government approved payments to student interns at federal medical ...

Government Covers the Cost of Covid-19-Based Pay for Medical Staff

Reading Time: < 1 minute Medical workers assigned to work with Covid-19 patients receive hazard ...

Science & Tech

Fresh Hope as HIV Soon to be History

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scientists at Vector have done the unthinkable: they have created a vac...

EV Market Gets Even More Crowded

Reading Time: < 1 minute With internal combustion motors set to be phased out by 2030 it makes s...

Foreign IT Specialists Encouraged to Work in Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute “It might be interesting for foreign specialists in the field of ...

Bernie Sanders, Eat Your Heart Out: Free University Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes A student doesn’t have to pay tuition fees if they meet the minimum standar...

Yandex Autonomous Car

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conveniently evolve cooperative process improvements and unique sources...

Study in Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Universities in Russia  There are 28 universities in Russia f...

Top Universities in Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute 2020 Russian University Ranking Introduction What are the most popular ...

10 Best Medical Schools in Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia is an excellent country in which to study for your higher educat...

Meet the Russians

Think Russian Apartments are Depressing?

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I first visited Russia one of my first impressions was just how lovely...

Vladimir Vysotsky: The Voice of Generations

Reading Time: 4 minutes When I first met “The Russians” in my life, I was living in Was...

Singer for Uber-Popular Band Leningrad

Reading Time: 2 minutes A lot of modern Russian music just doesn’t translate very well to the...

Legends of Russia: Viktor Tsoi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Get to know virtually any Russian of a certain age — and by certain a...

Secret footage of Russian Special Forces training

Reading Time: < 1 minute Watch this footage of Russian military might and special forces trainin...

Russia’s Poor, Forgotten and Marginalized

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dmitry Markov takes pictures with his iPhone and he brings no-varnish i...

Photographer Brings Takes You to the Coldest Place on the Planet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alexey Vasilyev was born in 1985 in the coldest region of&nbs...

Russian History

Pondering Life in the USSR

Reading Time: 3 minutes Insider’s Viewpoint and Observation By Denis Churilov I don’t h...

Really Well-Made Documentary about the first man in Space

Reading Time: < 1 minute [Be sure and click “CC” at the bottom of the videos if you ...

How West has Got Russia all Wrong

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What happened to these priceless Romanov tiaras after 1917 Revolution?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Even Queen Elizabeth II has some old pieces of jewelry that once belong...

Most iconic Soviet people captured by Moisei Nappelbaum

Reading Time: < 1 minute This photographer revolutionized the art of portrait photography and to...

My tryst with destiny at 1991 Moscow Coup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Collaboratively initiate efficient ROI without B2B customer service. Approp...