What’s it like to visit Russia now; Sue Williams; Traveller

The best sights and places to experience modern Russia.

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5 super EXPENSIVE tours in Russia; Eleonora Goldman; RBTH

Looking for a trip on a budget? Then avoid these places at all costs!

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Complete list of Russian regions; Alexandra Guzeva & Polina Kireeva; Russia Beyond

So what’s actually beyond Moscow, St. Petersburg and Siberia? It’s the largest country in the world, so surprisingly a lot! Alexandra Guzeva and Polina Kireeva have put together the ultimate list of all the republics, autonomous regions, and other subjects that make up the Russian Federation.

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Russia’s Northern window on the meetings world; Paul Colston; CMW

Paul Colston shines a Northern event light on Peter’s city

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St. Petersburg: Russian city is Venice of the North; Terry Housholder; KPC News

Amazing palaces, charming canals, opulent gardens, magnificent churches and a world-class museum make St. Petersburg one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Unexploded WWII bomb found in Kremlin; AFP

An unexploded World War II bomb was found in the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow during construction works on Thursday, Russian news agencies reported. “As you know, between 1941 and 1942 the Kremlin was bombed,” Sergei Khlebnikov, the commandant of the Kremlin, told the Ria Novosti agency…

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Crowdfunding Campaign: First Documentary on Persian Fortress DARBAND in Russia; Payvand

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Russian artist captures otherworldly beauty of Earth’s oldest lake; Daily News Egypt

Earth’s oldest lake – Makeeva decided to capture the UNESCO World Heritage listed-lake during the spring season when the lake is freed from ice, and seals bask in the sun when the rosemary blooms.

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Navigate the world’s elements on this 120 night cruise; The Courier

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Russians beg Leonardo DiCaprio to save Siberian lake; Rupert Hawksley; The National

The actor’s Instagram page has been flooded with messages asking him to raise awareness about Lake Baikal…

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Cross-Shaped Building Could Be one of the Oldest Christian Churches in the World; Rose Heichelbech; Dusty Old Thing

The building has some very interesting construction details.

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UNESCO adds Russian churches to list of cultural heritage sites; John Burger; Aleteia

Several churches and other religious institutions recently were added to the United Nations’ list of cultural heritage sites, in particular, the churches of the Pskov School of Architecture…

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Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments; Dorota; Everything Everywhere

Dorota’s ultimate guide to visiting the Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg, Russia, a UNESCO site, covers the best things to do, and what to know before you go.

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From Babylon to Jodrell Bank, here are the newest UNESCO World Heritage sites; Meghan Miner Murray; National Geographic

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Moscow Kremlin Museums say ‘bravo!’ to restorers; Hannah McGivern; Art Newspaper

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How a vast Siberian lake became the latest victim of overtourism; Chris Leadbeater; Telegraph

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10 of Russia’s deepest lakes; RBTH

What is striking about these water reserves is not just their size but also the amazing legends associated with them.

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A Wave of Protests in Russia and the Chinese-Russian Relationship; Blog Factory

Official relations are good, but Russians grow wary of Chinese investments Halting the building of a bottling plant on Lake Baikal was an environmental victory, but experts note the anti-Chinese…

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Incredible photos capture the world’s deepest freshwater lake in winter; Kara Godfrey; The Sun

THE world’s deepest freshwater lake – Ozero Baykal – can be found in Siberia, Russia. Also known as Lake Baikal, it is also the oldest lake in the world – dating back some 2…

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Top 7 natural wonders for the best Instagram shots in Russia; Russia Beyond

Pack your bags and head to Russia’s most beautiful and photogenic sites of natural beauty.

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