Russia – Discover the Unknown
Time for a summer picnic – it’s summer in Russia

Time for a summer picnic – it’s summer in Russia

In the UK, we may associate Russia with cold, snowy weather, but the summers are hot and sunny – and that means there’s nothing better than a picnic or an al fresco lunch in one of the many pavement cafes. …

A quick guide to Peter the Great

A quick guide to Peter the Great

Happy birthday Peter the Great! Peter 1, Tsar of Russia from 1682 to 1725, was born 344 years ago on 9 June 1672.  He’s considered one of the country’s great reformers, dragging Russia out of mediaeval oblivion and transforming it…