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[24 May 2010]

Also known as Saints Cyril and Methodius Day, this holiday commemorates the creation of the Cyrillic alphabet and the introduction of literacy by the brothers Cyril and Methodius... [More]

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[17 May 2010]

Wonder where you can see lots of beautiful Russian brides in Moscow? The shopping malls of course! GUM, an acronym for Gosudarstvennyi Universal'nyi Magazin (State Department Store), is a huge, historic shopping mall located in Red Square... [More]

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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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[3 May 2010]

The largest World Expo in history is taking place right now in Shanghai, China. One of the most popular attractions is the Russia Pavilion with a fairytale theme... [More]

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[30 Apr 2010]

When traveling to Saratov to meet your favorite Russian brides, be sure to visit the oldest and most beautiful park in the historic city center… [More]

Pictorials »

[27 Apr 2010]

Beautiful Russian and Ukrainian brides named Tamara celebrate their name on April 28th and May 2nd. Have you met these single ladies yet? [More]

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[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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[13 Apr 2010]

The triangular shaped wooden instrument known as the balalaika has strong roots in Russian culture and has become popular in orchestras around the world… [More]

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[12 Apr 2010]

April 12, 1961 was the date of the first manned space flight by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin. Today Russians celebrate the 49th anniversary of this historic occasion... [More]

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[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]

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[22 Feb 2010]

From 156 feet tall to 11 centimeters small, there are hundreds of monuments and statues to be seen in St. Petersburg... [More]