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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.…

It’s theatre season in Russia

It’s theatre season in Russia

Autumn signals the beginning of theatre season in Russia. It’s straightforward to book tickets through Just Go Russia but much harder to choose between the many historic theatres offering a range of plays, ballets and opera performances as grand as…

The Kremlin’s Hidden Treasures

The Kremlin’s Hidden Treasures

The towering red brick walls of the Kremlin hide a multitude of palaces, armouries and churches, making this one of the most memorable places to visit in the Russian capital. Dating back to 1147, the Kremlin, whose name translates as…