Russia – Discover the Unknown
Commemorate a hundred years since Solzhenitsyn’s birth this December

Commemorate a hundred years since Solzhenitsyn’s birth this December

One of the most moving pieces of Russian literature is surely One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. It bears the distinction of being the only one of Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn’s works to be published in the Soviet Union…

Is it time you visited Novosibirsk?

Is it time you visited Novosibirsk?

Unless you’re a regular visitor to Russia, you probably won’t have put Novosibirsk on your sightseeing itinerary. But that’s a mistake: though overshadowed by Moscow and St Petersburg, there are plenty of reasons why you should visit Novosibirsk too. It…

October sees World Space Week

October sees World Space Week

Over 3700 events spread across 80 countries marked 2017’s World Space Week and this year is set to equal if not better that programme. This year the theme is “Space Unites the World” and events take place from the 4th…

Will you celebrate Moscow day this September?

Will you celebrate Moscow day this September?

Moscow turns 871 this September and the City Day holiday is a big deal to its residents. It’s not too late to book a trip to the Russian capital and join in with the celebrations. Here’s what to expect if…

It’s Baikal Day!

It’s Baikal Day!

On the fourth Sunday in August, Russians celebrate Baikal Day. It’s a relatively new occasion, marked only since 1999, but it’s designed to remind people of the beauty of this magnificent lake and its surroundings. Baikal is something special. Whereas…