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[11 May 2010]

With several months of preparation and thousands of troops involved, the parade on Red Square for the 65th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War was a great success and huge spectacle... [More]

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[10 May 2010]

Despite the efforts of environmental groups, an old paper mill on the banks of Lake Baikal has re-opened, providing jobs to 1,400 local residents. [More]

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[29 Apr 2010]

Gentlemen visiting Single Russian women in their home country may want to take note; it’ll soon be easier to get a taste of home when you’re in Russia as Dunkin’ Donuts is ready to open a location in Northern Moscow. [More]

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[28 Apr 2010]

After a $300 million reconstruction project that lasted 3 years, the tallest hotel in Europe is open for guests once again... [More]

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[19 Apr 2010]

The long awaited sequel to the award winning war film Burnt in the Sun premiered at the State Kremlin Palace this past weekend with over 6,000 people in attendance for the 3 hour long, $55 million movie… [More]

Culture and History »

[15 Apr 2010]

A rare chance to explore some of Moscow’s most famous museums, historical palaces, and government buildings is extended to visitors for free on Sunday for Historical and Cultural Heritage Day… [More]

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[15 Apr 2010]

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is in the running for a prestigious prize next week, but it’s not in his familiar political field… [More]

Culture and History »

[26 Mar 2010]

The "1st International Mstislav Rostropovich Week" festival opens tomorrow, celebrating the 83rd anniversary of the birth of one of Russia’s most notable classical musicians and humanitarians… [More]

Culture and History »

[22 Mar 2010]

Pete Best, the 68 year old original Beatles drummer is set to headline the “Best of the Beatles” festival, to be held at Moscow’s B1 Maximum facility. [More]

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[16 Feb 2010]

While burger rival McDonald’s has been in the country since 1990 years already, fast-food giant Burger King had never entered the Russian market. [More]

Culture and History »

[15 Feb 2010]

Although it started off small and was even on the verge of closing down a few times, today the Moscow Zoo is one of the largest and oldest zoos in Europe. [More]