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[3 Aug 2010]

Dining at this Moscow restaurant is like being an honored guest at Anton Chekhov’s dacha, with magical Russian traditions and Soviet era ambience around every corner… [More]

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[26 Jul 2010]

In addition to matryoshka dolls and khokhloma paintings, another popular souvenir to bring back from your trip to Russia is a piece of this popular Russian folk art… [More]

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[23 Jul 2010]

The last Sunday in July marks the annual Russian Navy Day. Celebration preparation is well underway with other countries participating as well… [More]

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[13 Jul 2010]

Vitaly Fedorov took part in nearly every Russian space launch during his 44 year career and now his ashes will be blasted into space aboard the Soyuz rocket... [More]

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[8 Jul 2010]

A relatively new religious holiday is being celebrated in Russia today with festivals, ceremonies, and thousands of weddings... [More]

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[1 Jul 2010]

With plenty of natural forest resources in Russia, craftsmen often made household goods out of wood. Since some were painters as well, they began experimenting with the décor and invented Khokhloma painting which is still practiced today… [More]

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[21 Jun 2010]

When you’re visiting hot Russian brides in Moscow, you may want to experience the mystery and mysticism of one of Aleksandr Golod’s largest pyramids… [More]

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[14 Jun 2010]

Located just outside Moscow, the 32-year-old Kubinka Tank Museum has one of the largest collections of armored vehicles in the world. [More]

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[8 Jun 2010]

One of the newest Russian holidays marks the beginning of the country's democratic reforms... [More]

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[3 Jun 2010]

What began as a secret Soviet space station in the Kazakh desert soon became famous for launching the first man in space and the first satellite... [More]

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[27 May 2010]

If you happen to find your favorite Russian bride in the former Soviet Union country of Latvia, you may enjoy a terrifying tour and ominous overnight stay at Karostas Cietums, the naval port prison in Liepaja… [More]