People and Daily Life

International Ice Swimming Championship In Russia Attracts 400 Athletes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Swimming in water temperatures of 41 degrees F and below, with air temperatures between 6.8 degrees F to -4 degrees F, wearing just a swimsuit, cap, and goggles, may sound foolhardy to some. But that is precisely what 400...

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.

Life in Russian Village: Our Journey to the Rural Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute What is the daily life in the rural Russia? How the traditional Russian village still looks like? This is a very popular ...

How does Russian borsch differ from Ukrainian?

Reading Time: < 1 minute This dish is common to many Slavic peoples, and they all consider theirs to be the one true recipe. Russian and Ukrainian...

Fans Celebrate Khabib’s Win Over McGregor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crowds take to the streets in the Caucus region in celebration.

Swimmers Plunge Into Freezing Sea in Vladivostok

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rain or shine, snow or heat wave, swimmers in Russia's far East don't care.

Beauty on Duty: Lovely Russian Police Share Personal Life Stories

Reading Time: < 1 minute 170,000 women serve in Russia’s police force in a range of roles including investigators, officers, and criminologists

Krasnoyarsk in -30С weather

Reading Time: < 1 minute Krasnoyarsk (Красноярск) is one of Russias largest cities, founded in 1658 on the banks of the mighty Enisei river. It no...

Winter Saint-Petersburg

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beautiful St. Petersburg crowned in winter ice and snow. It doesn't get better.

Civic Life

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 ...

Will Russia Sacrifice Lukashenko?

Reading Time: 4 minutes I was watching the 1962 Nezhemetdinov-Chernikov chess game which is famous ...

How West has Got Russia all Wrong

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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

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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

Really Well-Made Documentary about the first man in Space

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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

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