Russia – Discover the Unknown
Kostroma – a historic Golden Ring town

Kostroma – a historic Golden Ring town

There is a historic beautiful Golden Ring town on a shore of the Volga River – Kostroma. This ancient city has a great historic meaning for Russia as this is a motherland of Russian dynasties of Godunovs and Romanovs. Three…

Park Patriot, Military Themed Park near Moscow

Park Patriot, Military Themed Park near Moscow

Patriotic Park of Recreation and Leisure “Patriot” exists in Moscow during 5 years already and in a relatively short period of time the park has become a popular holiday destination for Russians and foreign visitors. As Russia historically faced horror…

Carved window artwork in Russia

Carved window artwork in Russia

In some Russian cities you can notice a very beautiful window artwork on the walls of old wooden houses. In Russian it’s called «Nalichniky» and means something «on the face». It’s amazing how the etymology shows the inner sense. In…

Victory Day 2020 – a very different kind of occasion

Victory Day 2020 – a very different kind of occasion

This year’s Victory Parade was a very different kind of occasion, impacted by the spread of the coronavirus that has brought not only Russia but the entire planet to lockdown. This massive parade, an annual event since 1995, commemorates the…

Are you prepared for the 75th anniversary of Victory Day?

Are you prepared for the 75th anniversary of Victory Day?

This year, on May 9th, it’s the 75th anniversary of Victory Day and a very important holiday in Russia. To understand why, you need to know that this is the day Russia marks VE Day. It’s celebrated elsewhere in Europe…

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