The upcoming tank biathlon 2019 will surprise visitors with 2 innovations.
Previous tank biathlons featured T-72B3 tank as the main vehicle. This year the Russian ministry of defense have introduced into the competition T-80UE-1 tank. In contrast to the T-72, with diesel engine, the T-80 has a gas-turbine engine, which gives the tank superior cross-country performance and high speed.
The Russian capital has a lot to offer, including museums, that you can explore for days. It is not a secret, that entrance to museums in Moscow is rather expensive, however, any museum was designed to be open to everyone, without regard to their financial status. So there are some days and even a night a year when everyone can visit most Moscow museums for free. Continue reading →
A simplified procedure of entry to Vladivostok by filling out an electronic questionnaire visa application on the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has been postponed once again.
Russia is a transcontinental country, covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia. With such a vast area of territory, Russia boasts numerous landmarks, some of which are copies of world’s most famous sights.
Grelka Fest is an annual largest event of Siberia taking place in the ski complex “Sheregesh” and attracting more than 10,000 spectators each year. Usually it takes place the first weekend of April, however, in 2016, the festival will span two weekends of the month.
The International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower 2015 will take place on Moscow’s Red Square from 5th to 13th of September 2015. The traditional participants of the Festival Spasskaya Tower 2015 are the units of the State Honour Guards and the leading Russian and foreign military music bands from 14 countries.
The International Art Festival “Taybola” is held on the banks of the White Sea in the Onega district. This is one of the most beautiful places of the region with stunning landscapes and amazing northern nature.
Ivan Kupala Day combines the words: the Slavic name Ivan (St. John the Baptist), and Kupala, which is derived from the Slavic word for bathing. Traditions and activities associated with this holiday is closely linked to Pagan rituals.
Museums at Night is an annual festival designed to encourage people into museums, galleries and heritage sites by showing off the best they have to offer. More than 250 cultural institutions will be accessible free of charge all day long on May 16 till late at night.
If you are lucky to spend the first ten days of May in Russia you’re lucky enough!
Plenty of events will be held over the next two weeks. Russians call this period “May holidays”. We have compiled a list of the most exciting upcoming events to help you find out what to see and do during your visit in Russia.