St. Petersburg is Russia’s second-largest city after Moscow. Before Moscow, it used to be the capital city of Imperial Russia during the time periods of 1732 – 1918. St. Petersburg was, and up until today, still is a center of historical values, of beautiful art and architectures.
This is Wrangel Island, a small island to the north of Eastern Russia that was the last home to living woolly mammoths.
Russia is not just big. It is huge. And it’s not just Moscow and St Petersburg that are worth visiting. Aleksandra Shevchuk takes a look at some of the other beautiful places the country offers.
Here you will find the quintessential Russia, humming with churches, wooden huts, festivals, and the most traditional of traditional Russian cuisine.
Observers say domestic issues prompted Kremlin to tighten environmental protection around the lake in Siberia, but Chinese activities also played a part.
‘God bless Putin’s soul. If you detect a note of sarcasm in my voice, you are very much mistaken.’
The best sights and places to experience modern Russia.
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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.
Source: Complete list of Russian regions
Paul Colston shines a Northern event light on Peter’s city
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.
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…
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.
The actor’s Instagram page has been flooded with messages asking him to raise awareness about Lake Baikal…
The building has some very interesting construction details.
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…
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.