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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…

Visit Russia for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Visit Russia for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Football fans are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, due to kick off in June. Russia plays host to teams from across the globe in this prestigious warm-up event to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, also…

How much do you know about Fabergé’s exquisite eggs?

How much do you know about Fabergé’s exquisite eggs?

Most visitors to Russia will have heard of Fabergé, creator of the most ornate and precious Easter eggs on the planet. But how much do you know about these eggs? Here’s what you need to know. The son of a…

Moscow celebrates its 869th anniversary!

Moscow celebrates its 869th anniversary!

On the first weekend in September, Moscow has traditionally celebrated its city day. This year, the festivities have been moved to the weekend of 10th and 11th September in a bid to separate the celebrations from the commemorations of victims…

Ice-skating – the perfect activity if you’re in Moscow this winter

Ice-skating – the perfect activity if you’re in Moscow this winter

In recent years, pop-up ice rinks have been a feature of the festive season across the UK, from London’s Hampton Court Palace to the rink at the Princes Street Gardens in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and everywhere in between.…