Category: Russian Federation

Some of the beautiful presidential residences around the world; Nishtha Grover; Prestige Online

Photo: Alexander Nemenov

From Rashtrapati Bhavan in India to Élysée Palace in France, here are some of the most beautiful presidential residences around the world.

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Karelian petroglyphs listed as World Heritage Site; Polina Leganger Bronder; Barents Observer

Photo: Press service of the Head of the Republic of Karelia

Petroglyphs by the White Sea and Lake Onega unanimously obtain UNESCO World Heritage Site title during the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

Source: Karelian petroglyphs listed as World Heritage Site

The Rise of Lake Baikal Tourism and Its Environmental Impact; Marin Ekstrom; Wilson Center

Photo: Wilson Center

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The top 4 destinations for couples over 50; Donegal Daily

Photo: Donegal Daily

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites under threat; Deutsche Welle

Photo: Alexei Maishev

The World Heritage Committee continually reviews whether certain sites deserve to keep their title. Some fail the test, ending up on the so-called red list. This time, the future of some important places is on the line.

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RUSSIA Kizhi Pogost ‘nailess’ church reopens after 40 years; Vladimir Rozanskij; Asia News

Dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Lord, it is a Unesco world heritage site. More important than the Kremlin. It houses the masterpiece of the golden iconostasis. After almost 100 years of silence, the celebration of the divine liturgies is planned inside.

Source: RUSSIA Kizhi Pogost ‘nailess’ church reopens after 40 years

Landscapes of Dauria: A wetland refuge on the Russia-Mongolia border; Eugene Simonov; The Third Pole

Photo: The Third Pole

The Landscapes of Dauria is home to some of Inner Asia’s most charismatic wildlife, but is threatened by water infrastructure projects…

Source: Landscapes of Dauria: A wetland refuge on the Russia-Mongolia border

Four most remarkable sights in the Caucasus according to Emerging Europe; Vestnik Kavkaza

Photo source: Vestnik Kavkaza

Source: Four most remarkable sights in the Caucasus according to Emerging Europe

Moscow’s finest attractions; Panchali Dey; Times of India

This place boasts of some of the world’s best galleries, museums, and monuments. In fact, Russia‘s capital features spots that mark its turbulent past, brilliant architecture, and artistic atmosphere. If you have been planning an international trip for a long time, come and fall in love with the finest gems of Moscow.

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Expert: Developed regional airlines may attract more tourists to Arctic; Tass

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Virgin Komi Forests, Russia; Orange Smile

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Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch; Get Your Guide

Discover stunning views of the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Svetlogorsk resort. Amidst your busy day of sightseeing, you’ll enjoy a lunch break in an authentic local cafe.

Source: Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch

Discover Lake Baikal, the “Pearl of Siberia”; Stars Insider

The planet’s largest and deepest freshwater lake is also its oldest. In fact, Lake Baikal is unique. Its sapphire blue waters are considered among the clearest found anywhere, and the destination’s scenic beauty, rich biodiversity, and indigenous Buryat culture make this magnificent natural wonder truly deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage status. Browse this gallery and find out more about the lake they call the “Pearl of Siberia.” (Photo: Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)

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5 Fascinating Facts About Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral; Margherita Cole; My Modern Met

The cathedral is iconic for its fairytale appearance, but how much do you know about its history?

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Top 4 Orthodox churches in Russia with the most beautiful architecture; Break.com

The church is not only a religious symbol but also a beautiful sightseeing spot with impressive architecture. Traveling to Russia, visitors will have the opportunity to admire many Orthodox churches located all over the country with enchanting magnificent beauty.

Source: Top 4 Orthodox churches in Russia with the most beautiful architecture

Russia’s 11 MAIN destinations in different seasons; Anna Sorokina; RBTH

Fall in Karelia, summer in Yakutia, winter in Moscow, spring in St. Petersburg… Check out the most popular Russian landmarks’ in seasonal metamorphoses.

Source: Russia’s 11 MAIN destinations in different seasons (PHOTOS)

Drones help monitor the birthplace of polar bears in Arctic Russia; Doloresz Katanich; AFP

Could drones be the key to supporting other conservation efforts in remote locations?

Source: Euronews Living | Drones help monitor the birthplace of polar bears in Arctic Russia

The Moscow Kremlin – Iconic Fortress of Russia; Wu Mingren; Ancient Places

The Moscow Kremlin (known also as the Kremlin) is arguably one of the most iconic monuments in the Russian capital of Moscow. The Kremlin is a fortified complex that dates to the 14 th century and served as Russia’s seat of power for much of its history since then.

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‘My toy walrus waited 25 years in the Arctic’; Juliet Rix; BBC

Julia spent 25 years dreaming of her first home. Eventually she returned – and found a long-lost toy.

Source: ‘My toy walrus waited 25 years in the Arctic’

Why you should book a trip to Kaliningrad, Russia, the top emerging destination for travelers in the entire world right now; Emma Taylor; Insider

Kaliningrad has all the dreamy components of a city break without the crowds.

Source: Why you should book a trip to Kaliningrad, Russia, the top emerging destination for travelers in the entire world right now

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