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Muscovites welcome summer with annual colour run
10/07/2019

Muscovites welcome summer with annual colour run

Muscovites ran five kilometres in a park near the Soviet Olympic Luzhniki stadium as volunteers threw coloured powder on them.Even though the temperature was a warm 25 degrees Celsius, the heat failed to stop the participants.This is the seventh time the colourful event has been held in the Russian capital."When you are running all covered in paint, (you are) so satisfied, so happy, (it's) so bright and you understand that your life is a success, that is the happiest (moment) there can be," part..

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Kite festival fun in Russia despite lack of strong winds
30/06/2019

Kite festival fun in Russia despite lack of strong winds

Lack of strong winds grounded the mega kites at a festival in Russia.But that didn't stop the participants having fun while showing off their kite flying skills.A beached whale a sign that all was not going to be plain sailing at this kite festival.Instead, dozens of smaller kites were able to take to the air.It's the 17th year that this event, "The Variegated Sky", has taken place in Moscow's Tsaritsyno park.Kiting was neglected in Russia for years and this festival was one of the first organis..

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Moscow bicycle festival brings out 40,000 cyclists
10/06/2019

Moscow bicycle festival brings out 40,000 cyclists

A record 40,000 enthusiasts took part in the Moscow bicycle festival on Sunday (May 19) and raced around the centre of the Russian capital.The festival started with a competition between semi-professional cyclists from various countries including Germany, Spain, UAE and others.The athletes could choose different distances making three to seven rounds in the city's central circle - Sadovoye ring...

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Moscow marks City Day with daring skywalk
30/05/2019

Moscow marks City Day with daring skywalk

Moscow residents raised their heads and held their breaths as a team of adventurous enthusiasts walked on a tight rope between two of the city's tallest skyscrapers.A group of skywalk masters from Russia, Germany, France and Canada carried out an audacious performance to mark 872 years since Moscow was founded.They walked 245 metres at an altitude of 350 metres, beating the previous world record by around 100 metres.Representatives of Guinness World Records said they need to do measurements befo..

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May 9 Victory Day
23/04/2019

May 9 Victory Day

Few days left until one of the main holidays of spring - Victory Day. Exactly seventy-three years ago, the last battles died down, and the most terrible war in the history of Russia ended. 1418 long days and nights continued battle with the fierce fascist enemy, who came to destroy our land. The victory came at a very high price - almost every Soviet family lost one of the relatives in that terrible war years.Preparations for the Victory Parade in 2019 started a few months ago, and now it is alr..

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Vnukovo Airport Announced Joining "China Friendly" Program
22/03/2019

Vnukovo Airport Announced Joining "China Friendly" Program

In recent years, "Vnukovo" significantly increased the volume of air traffic in Chinese destinations. In 2019, iFly performs regular charter flights with a frequency of 1–2 reversal flights on each of the destinations a week to the Chinese cities of Nanjing, Nanjing, Nanchang, Zhangzhou, Shijiazhuhan, Haikou, and Changsha. Some passengers, having made a transfer at Vnukovo Airport, continue their flight to St. Petersburg (and back) on iFly flights.Also, a significant number of passengers from de..

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TREASURES FROM THE PALACE MUSEUM THE FLOURISHING OF CHINA IN THE XVIII CENTURY
22/03/2019

TREASURES FROM THE PALACE MUSEUM THE FLOURISHING OF CHINA IN THE XVIII CENTURY

15 March 2019 – 30 May 2019The Moscow Kremlin Museums present pieces from the collection of the Beijing Palace Museum (Gugong). The display will be dedicated mainly to the Qianlong Emperor (1736–1796), to important milestones in his life, as well as to court ceremonial in the Qing period. This project is the first part of the bilateral cultural initiative between Russia and China. Then, from the 8th of August 2019, the Palace Museum (Gugong) will host an exhibition “Russian Court Ceremony” from ..

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Moscow Maslenitsa
21/02/2019

Moscow Maslenitsa

The third city festival "Moscow Maslenitsa" will be this year from March 1 to March 10.  Guests will be able to taste several dozen varieties of pancakes.It is noted that this year there will be especially many culinary schools at the Moscow Maslenitsa - they will open at almost all participating sites. “Each school will have its own name and thematic schedule -“ menu. ”For example, in“ Pancake ”on Revolution Square, children under the guidance of experienced chefs will make healthy pancake..

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Ice Fishing on a Russian River
20/02/2019

Ice Fishing on a Russian River

While an icy cold Russian winter means staying indoors for most, determined fishermen use the opportunity for a round of ice fishing. From outer Moscow to the Gulf of Finland along St. Petersburg, here's a look at the art and patience of a day out on the frozen lakes...

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Moscow plans to actively promote its tourist product in Europe
25/12/2018

Moscow plans to actively promote its tourist product in Europe

Moscow, gafter successfully hosting the World Cup, intends to begin large-scale promotion of its tourism product in European cities in 2019, said the representative of the capital’s tourism committee, Yevgeny Chuck.“In 90% of cases, according to reviews of the 2018 World Cup, I saw only positive comments. Everyone notes that the Russians are very friendly. This, of course, can help promote Russia and Moscow, in particular,” added Chuck.The committee will be more active in telling the Internet ab..

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2018 Russian Red Tourism Development Dialogue Exchange Event Held in Linyi
30/11/2018

2018 Russian Red Tourism Development Dialogue Exchange Event Held in Linyi

At this meeting, Chairman Li Xinyi delivered a red tour entitled Rethinking Red Tourism Development. It needs to be displayed in kind and on-site. It also needs modern technology, such as VR, to make red history pass. Rough history can see the story.    With the theme of Sino-Russian red tourism cooperation and exchange, Ai Jisdorf Alexander Anadorevich analyzed the main reasons for the successful development of Sino-Russian cooperation and exchange, the status quo of Sino-Russian tour..

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Russia and Moscow are not included in tourism tops, despite the 2018 World Cup
06/11/2018

Russia and Moscow are not included in tourism tops, despite the 2018 World Cup

Despite the World Cup, in which a lot of money was invested, Moscow and Russia have so far not been able to overcome the “top-10” threshold of international tourist arrivals. Russia is still in the top 20 most visited countries, as for Russian cities - they did not make it to the top twentySo, according to Mastercard's Global Destination Cities rating, this year you can give priority to tourist visits among cities to Bangkok - over 20 million tourists visited it. London was second behind, 19.8 m..

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