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"Christmas Light" Festival in Moscow
Luminous art objects, multilayered garlands and light fountains have adorned Moscow streets. Join the festival and take lots of colorful winter selfies.
--07-01-2017--
Journey into Christmas Starts in Moscow on December 16
The festival Journey into Christmas will be held in 33 venues of Moscow from December 16th till January 15th.
--10-12-2016--
ElectroMuseum in Moscow
This unique venue focusing on media art was opened in the middle of October, 2014 and at once stirred keen interest among Muscovites and tourists. After all its unusual expositions are dedicated to the rapidly developing electronic and interactive art.
--27-08-2015--
New Moscow Museums Opened in 2014 and 2015
Moscow is changing and updating. Yes, even museums can be new and innovative here! Here is a short list of museums newly opened in Moscow - check it out!
--27-08-2015--
Street Or Ulicza?
New street signs that appeared on buildings in the centre of Moscow caused bewilderment of the city residents. Strange transliteration (writing names in Latin characters) stroke the eye. A lot of photos with the central streets of Moscow and funny translations of the city signs were added to the albums in social networks.
--15-11-2014--
More Pedestrian Bridges Will Be Constructed In Moscow
A few pedestrian bridges across the Moscow River in the city centre might appear in Moscow. It is proposed to connect Krasnokholmskaya and Kosmodamianskaya embankments near the House of Music by a pedestrian bridge. It would be logical to establish pedestrian connection also with the business centre Moskva-City Chernashkina noted.
--10-11-2014--
New Urban Development Projects Cause Bewilderment
It was offered to install cafes-toilets in Moscow. The project of street water closets combined with vending machines and even cafeterias was presented at the forum Urban Development - the Development for 2014.
--07-11-2014--
8 Main Moscow Festivals Of This Summer
Moscow summer is full of fascinating events. Here is an overview of the main city festivals.
--10-06-2014--
Excursion Buses: Now On the Moscow-River
River guide buses "City Sightseeing" for 33 passengers started plying on the Moscow-river from the moorage on the Bolotnaya square, in Gorky Park and from the Novospasskiy monastery. Motor ships start their journey once per hour.
--22-05-2013--
City Hunter: 17 Reasons to Visit Gorky Park in Moscow
Gorky Park in Moscow is one of the main places of attraction in the city. Thousands of people visit it every day to relax, have fun and learn something new and interesting. This year the park has been reconstructed in order to look more like a modern place of interest for citizens and tourists. Today we've prepared for you 17 valid reasons to spend a couple of days in the best park in Moscow.
--04-09-2012--
Apartments for Rent in Moscow: Tips and Advice
Apartments for rent in Moscow city centre provide a cost-effective and comfortable solution to a traveller's needs. All such apartments come furnished and serviced, and ideally located for visiting the capital's attractions and landmarks, and enjoying a party in one of the central Moscow night clubs.
--31-08-2012--
City Hunter: Russian Madonnari in Moscow Retro Park
We continue to observe curious events that are held in Russian cities. Recently, an amazing one-day street festival has taken place in one of Moscow parks. Russian artists, the so-called madonnari, decorated the park alleys with beautiful 3D pictures. Read this article to find out more about the festival, the originate of Madonnari art and the history of street painting.
--04-07-2012--
City Hunter: Great Summer Cafes
It is summer in Russia time to get out and enjoy the weather. It is the season for cafes with outdoors tables, fresh food and icy cocktails. Visit several popular places in Russian capital and discover new summer Moscow while eating homemade ice cream, dancing salsa or drinking chilled wine outdoors.
--26-06-2012--
City Hunter: Top Unusual Moscow Shops
We continue to explore the most unusual and attractive places in the Russian capital. Today, we would like to draw your attention to several Moscow shops. It is likely that you will decide to buy something memorable before leaving the country and we can recommend to follow our guide while looking for books, flowers, cosmetics, tea, Russian handicrafts and various pretty things.
--24-05-2012--
City Hunter: Moscow Spring Guide
Spring has finally come to Moscow and summer is not far away too. The weather in the city is already sunny, warm and windless, spring flowering shrubs are blooming in all capital's parks and there is plenty of outdoor activities one can find during this wonderful season. Don't stay at home, follow our spring guide and keep yourself active and positive.
--12-05-2012--
People and the City Exhibition
The city is something more than just a place of birth. Here people are working, studying and relaxing. And the city has its own life. It is like a big living creature with citizens bustling around, stone labyrinth of streets and neon signs. Look how several artists and photographers, exhibited in Moscow some time ago, express their perception of the city.
--02-05-2012--
How to Use Public Transport in Moscow
Imagine, that after all the preparation you have finally come to Moscow. It is essential to know the transport system of the city. Here are some tips for travelers.
--02-05-2012--
City Hunter: Unusual Moscow Trains
Moscow metro is one of the most beautiful in the world. Tourists love this underground palace because of its unique interior, amazing design and historical atmosphere. But these are not the only things that deserve your attention when you go down in the subway. Have a look at several unusual trains you can meet in Moscow underground. Would you like to ride any of them?
--17-01-2012--
Russian Winter on the Maps
As we are writing about Russian winter activities and events, we also put them on the map, marked with lovely blue snowflakes or skiers. Here, then, comes a snowfall of flakes and skiers, as we bring all the Russian Winter maps in one article.
--21-12-2011--
City Hunter: The Second Moscow Kremlin
Few people know that Moscow is famous for two Kremlins. After visiting the one situated on the Red Square, go to Izmailovo district. Definitely, you will be impressed.
--07-12-2011--
City Hunter: Autoville Retro Car Museum
Every mother dreams about pink Cadillac. When in 1955 Elvis Presley bought it for his mother Gladys, all Americans went crazy. Gorgeous and powerful, it has become the symbol of America and today can be easily called a legend. If you want to touch a little bit of history, then come to Autoville several more legends are hidden inside.
--21-11-2011--
City Hunter: the Oddest Moscow Monuments
Moscow is full of such breathtaking monuments, that when you see them, the only thought is What is it and why is it here?!. Try to guess why the following sculptures have appeared in the city.
--16-11-2011--
City Hunter: Philosophical Monuments in Moscow
Why people create monuments? To commemorate significant events, to honor heroes, to entertain public or to express something important? Try to understand it while watching monuments that we can call philosophical. Human vices, Russian intellectuals and forbidden fruit - there is something to think about.
--22-11-2011--
City Hunter: Moscow Monuments to Famous Asian People
Moscow is one of the most extraordinary cities in the world. Here you can easily meet Gandhi, read a book next to Firdawsi and meditate with Confucius.
--02-05-2012--
City Hunter: Moscow Monuments Dedicated to Professions
City Hunter continues the exploration of Moscow sculpture. In addition to romantic and animal monuments today we can name several out-of-the-ordinary statues, dedicated to different workers like yard cleaner, plumber and teacher.
--01-11-2011--
City Hunter: Animal Monuments in Moscow
That is amazing how Muscovites like to create monuments, dedicated to different animals. Some of them are just for fun, others are to symbolize something important like friendship or compassion. Strolling along the streets, you can suddenly find a bronze duck or a little bee, and that will be a great surprise and a reason for a smile.
--01-11-2011--
City Hunter: Romantic Moscow Monuments
Moscow is not only the Kremlin and the Tretyakov Gallery. It doesn't end with the most famous museums and big names. This amazing city can be much more than you imagine. There are plenty of beautiful lanes, ancient areas, nice places hidden from the crowd, fanciful art cafes, quiet bookshops and the most unusual monuments in the world.
--01-11-2011--
City Hunter: The Museum of Unique Dolls
Walking down the Pokrovka street you can easily miss this building if not pay attention. A small glass door of the house 13/2 hides the magic world of joy, love and childhood. You will be surprised at the number of dolls in shopwindows, dozens of toy eyes, looking at you, bright doll's houses, quiet music and mysterious atmosphere.
--01-11-2011--
City Hunter: The Birth of the New Moscow Planetarium
In June 2011 a great event has happened Moscow Planetarium has been finally opened after 17 years of silence. Today it is a splendid museum with the state-of-the-art equipment and Europe's largest dome.
--02-12-2011--
Moscow and Muscovites from the 19th to 21st Century: Photo Exhibition
"Moscow and Muscovites" photo exhibition took place on 3-18 September 2011 at Journalist Union "Photocenter". Photos of Old and New Moscow give an insight into how the life of the city and citizens has changed in the last two centuries.
--31-05-2012--
Muslim Traditions on Ramadan in Russia
The holy Muslim month Ramadan has started this week on August 1 in Russia and will last for thirty days. It is time for strict fasting, diligent praying, reading Quran, giving charity.
--06-08-2011--
To Be Closer to Nature in Moscow
If you want to enjoy the beauty of nature without leaving the city, you should know its main green islets.
--07-09-2011--
Top-5 Unusual Moscow Museums
Tired of routine excursional tour? Getting bored with historical exhibits? Moscow has something to offer to cheer you up.
--02-11-2011--
Moscow River Cruise
What could be more exciting than learning the history and culture of the city through the river cruise? Fresh wind and warm sun will help you to relax and get plunged into pleasant thoughts.
--21-07-2011--
Swiss Investments to Russia Are Growing Regardless Crisis
July 13 Swiss and Russian presidents are to discuss acute bilateral and international issues and open a 500 mln Euro Swiss-investment OJSC Shurovskiy Cement plant in Kolomna.
--25-07-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: All-Russia Exhibition Centre (former VDNh) in Moscow
All-Russia Exhibition Centre is one of the most popular resorts in Moscow, where you can spend your free time skating, riding a bike or skateboarding. If you havent got a bicycle or roll-skates, you can rent them for reasonable price. The complex of All-Russia Exhibition Centre is a monument of Stalin-Style architecture and garden art as well, which were creating not only the myths, but also environment for the New Human of coming communism. The buildings of pavilions initially dealing with all the soviet republics and branches of national economy and now are turned into exhibition and sale areas. There are some permanent exhibitions and museums there as well, and such more common things like the largest in Europe Big wheel and playgrounds for children.
--02-11-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Moscow Parks - Kolomenskoye
Kolomenskoye is a former village in the South-East of Moscow, on the high right bank of the Moscow River. The area has been known since the 14th century, and in the 15th-17th century it was a country estate of Russian tsars. At the moment reconstruction works are held in the estate, along with building of attractions and infrastructure maintenance.
--26-10-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Weekend in Moscow: Where to Go?
A short guide to the best open-air places in Moscow to go to.
--26-10-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Sandunov Bath House in Moscow since 1896
For more than a hundred years the Sanduny Bath House (or the Sanduny) remains a symbol of the Russian bath tradition. Since the very opening day it has been one of the centres of social life in Moscow: something like an English club for the noblemen and a health centre for ordinary people.
--15-08-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Japanese Garden in Moscow
The process of creation of the Japanese Garden in Moscow turned into a huge scientific and social experiment. The Russians were doing something they had never done before, and the Japanese later confessed that it was the hardest project in their practice, and therefore their favourite one. As a result, a wonderful landscape so untypical for Russia was created on the territory of 2.7 hectares.
--15-08-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: In Search of Gothic Architecture in Moscow
While in the Middle Ages the Gothic architectural style was invading Europe, Russian architecture was under the influence of Byzantine civilization. However, there are some rare examples of Russian Gothic scattered in historical streets of Moscow. In fact, Gothic architecture reached the country only during the period of neo-Gothic art, at the end of the 18th century.
--02-11-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Top 10 Things to See in Moscow
As the capital of the country, Moscow is perhaps the most visited place in Russia. However, not all tourists and city guests may have enough time to visit all worth sightseeings and see all the interesting things that Moscow can offer. In this case, one must know what places of the many it is better to focus on first.
--02-11-2011--
Russian Cities Attractions: Lenin Mausoleum - To Keep Or Not To Keep?
Remaining one of the places of interest in Moscow, the Lenin Mausoleum causes hot disputes over its propriety and significance. Some people consider the mausoleum a unique phenomenon of Soviet history, while others claim that the unburied Lenin`s body stigmatizes the image of Russia.
--15-08-2011--


News:

Opposition Rally Against Repressions is Held in Moscow Today
Protest action "For Russia and against arbitrariness and repressions is timed to the 5th anniversary since events in Bolotnaya Square in the heart of Moscow.
--06-05-2017--
"Soaring" Bridge in the Heart of Moscow May Hit Guinness Book
The new facility includes unique elements used in world practice for the first time.
--06-05-2017--
Moscow Air is 2.5 Times Cleaner than 5 Years Ago
The news has been reported by Anton Kulbachevsky, the head of the Department of Nature Management and Environmental Protection.
--16-03-2017--
Opening Date of Concert Hall with World's Biggest Clock in Moscow Announced
The giant clock is going to be in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest in the world.
--28-02-2017--
St. Petersburg is on The Guardian's Must See List for 2017
Popular British edition, The Guardian has made a list of places highly recommended to visit this year.
--15-01-2017--
Christmas Fair in Red Square
Moscow's main Christmas fair is a 2000 sq meter large venue, where you can purchase handmade souvenirs or just enjoy the New Year's atmosphere.
--05-01-2017--
Moscow Red Square to Be Closed on New Year's Eve
Access will be possible only for holders of invitation tickets. They can be obtained through the Active Citizen portal.
--31-12-2016--
Moscow New Year's Eve in Harry Potter Style
What could be more magical than meeting the New Year in Hogwarts? With a huge Christmas Tree and treats in the Great Hall, and a party at Three Brooms...
--22-12-2016--
Fidel Castro Might Be Set in Stone in Moscow
The perennial symbol of freedom and revolution has passed away.
--28-11-2016--
3D Light Figures to Appear in Moscow Streets
Decorative illumination will highlight Moscow streets and boulevards from November 1.
--06-10-2016--
Knitted Street and Rope Town will Appear in Moscow
Just in a couple of days Moscow will transform its looks during the Gold Autumn festival.
--23-09-2016--
Shakespearean Train Appeared in Moscow Metro
Moscow Metro jointly with the British Council has presented a special poetic train with exposition Shakespearean Passions today.
--24-05-2016--
Longest Historical Photo Labyrinth in Moscow Arbat
The grand-scale photo exhibition will be devoted to life of Muscovites of the late 19th - early 20th centuries.
--06-05-2016--
Aerosol Situation in Moscow Slowly Alleviated
Russian ecologists and chemists from the Moscow State University state that the ecological situation with atmospheric aerosols in Moscow has been alleviated.
--16-02-2016--
Europe's Largest Children Park Opened in Moscow
Kidsania is an educational park, where children can get real professional skills as part of the game.
--31-01-2016--
Sagaalgan to be Celebrated in Moscow
The Buddhist New Year - Sagaalgan - will be celebrated in Moscow.
--30-01-2016--
Christmas Eve in Gorky Park of Moscow
Visitors will be offered traditional festive treats and souvenirs at the Christmas Fair in the Gorky Park today.
--06-01-2016--
Charity New Year Party Held in Moscow
Charity New Year performance Legend of Sleeping Beauty took place in Moscow today.
--30-12-2015--
Grand Festival Journey into Christmas Started in Moscow
The long-awaited Moscow festival Journey into Christmas was officially started on Friday, December 18.
--20-12-2015--
Maya Plisetskaya Square Opened in Moscow
A square in Moscow has been named after the great ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, who would have turned 90 this Friday.
--21-11-2015--
Tokyo will Provide Moscow with Waste Recycling Technologies
The waste recycling cooperative of the city of Tokyo is ready to provide Moscow with the complex of its technologies.
--21-11-2015--
Moscow Won Golden Apple In Tourism
Moscow has been awarded the international prize Golden Apple in the field of tourism.
--11-10-2015--
Moscow to Celebrate Music Day in 100 Venues
On October 1 Moscow will take part in celebrations of the International Music Day.
--29-09-2015--
ARPF Urges to Protect Moscow with Green Shield
The All-Russia People's Front calls for prohibiting deforestation within a 70 km radius of the Moscow Ring Road.
--21-09-2015--
International Duduk Festival to be Held in Moscow
The 2nd International Moscow Duduk Festival will be held in the Variety Theater on September 27.
--14-09-2015--
Russia Celebrates International Yoga Day
Sokolniki Park in Moscow will be the main venue for celebrating the 1st International Day of Yoga on June 21.
--20-06-2015--
Creative Vacation Studios for Children Opened in Moscow
Ten Creative Vacation Studios will be opened in Moscow this summer. Free studios are created as an alternative to children's summer camps.
--18-06-2015--
Moscow Drops Out of Top Ten Most Expensive Cities for Expats
Moscow has lost more than 40 positions in the world cities rating as per the cost of living index.
--18-06-2015--
Bomb Hoax in Kursky Railroad Station in Moscow
The police have found no explosive device on the grounds of the Kursky Station in Moscow.
--27-05-2015--
Explosion and Fire Caused by Lightning in Moscow
EMERCOM likened the power of explosion in the western part of Moscow to that of a non-fragmentation bomb.
--23-05-2015--
Leaders of 26 Nations to Take Part in Victory Day Celebrations
The top politicians from 26 countries as well as representatives of UNESCO and the Council of Europe have already expressed their intentions to visit Moscow on May 9 in order to participate in Victory Day celebrations.
--30-03-2015--
Oldest Academic Library is On Fire in Moscow
On Friday night, January 30, the library of the Academic Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences (INION) caught fire in Moscow. Firemen have been trying to extinguish a fire for almost 12 hours.
--31-01-2015--
Moscow - Not Just a City
Moscow has gained its tourism symbols and slogan, as the Information Centre of the Moscow Government reported.
--26-01-2015--
Safe City Project
Several hundreds of cameras with built-in microphones have been installed as part of the Safe City system on the streets of Moscow.
--31-12-2014--
Preservation Of Cultural Objects
All objects of cultural heritage in Moscow will be protected by the state in two years.
--14-12-2014--
'Mordor' in Moscow? 'Eye of Sauron' to Appear in Russian Capital
A special art installation named 'Eye of Sauron' is rumoured to appear in the skies over Moscow on Thursday night, December 11, timed to 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' world premiere.
--09-12-2014--
Moscow Register Of Monuments Of History And Architecture Was Updated
Another eight buildings in the centre of Moscow have been included into the register of monuments of history and architecture. The assignment of such status to the building protects them from any rearrangements and distortions.
--10-11-2014--
Moscow Was Recognized As The Worst City For Tourism
Moscow was recognized as the worst city for tourism on a number of indicators, according to the annual research by TripAdvisor.
--10-06-2014--
Moscow Is Not On The List Of The Most Expensive Cities For Tourists
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the Russian capital again was not included in the list of the most expensive cities for tourists.
--09-05-2014--
One Million Foreigners Could Be Working in Moscow Illegally
According to a top Moscow migration official, about a million foreigners could be currently working illegally in the Russian capital.
--13-01-2014--
Louis Vuitton Faces Sanctions for Placing Giant Trunk on Red Square
A legendary Louis Vuitton fashion company may face an administrative case for installing a giant Louis Vuitton suitcase shaped pavilion in the middle of Moscows Red Square, Russian officials said on Friday.
--30-11-2013--
Moscow Ranked 38th Best City for Students
Moscow, the capital of Russia, has become 38th on a new list of the 50 best student cities in the world, sharing this place with Adelaide and Los Angeles.
--21-11-2013--
Moscow Sees Violent Protests Over Murder of Russian by Migrant
A mass protest in southern Moscow against lawlessness and domination of migrants turned violent on Sunday and ended with clashes with police and mass arrests on disorder offences.
--14-10-2013--
First Russian Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop Opens in Moscow
Hundreds of doughnut lovers lined up along a downtown Moscow street, steps away from Red Square, as American franchiser Krispy Kreme opened its first cafe in Russia in September.
--27-09-2013--
About 1 Mln Foreign Citizens Regsitered in Moscow
About one million foreigners are currently officially registered with the migration authorities in Moscow and 1.5 million in surrounding areas, a senior migration official reported on Tuesday.
--28-08-2013--
Aeroexpress to inform about lost things in social nets
Aeroexpress will publish information in its social networks about things lost or found on its trains, says the company in its press-release. The new Lost & Found service will soon be available on the companys Insgram and Facebook accounts.
--16-07-2013--
More space for bicycle parking in Moscow!
By 2016 the Moscow authorities can install 5 thousand bicycle parkings. During 2013 about 1 thousand of them will be set up in the city: 200 parkings in the center, 200 nearby metro stations and 500 next to educational institutions all over the city.
--15-07-2013--
Transaero launches flight Moscow-Vladivostok from Vnukovo airport
Transaero Airlines will launch regular flight to Vladivostok from Moscow airport Vnukovo, A terminal, reports the company.
--07-07-2013--
2013 Miss Universe to be held in Moscow November 9, 2013
Moscow will host the 2013 Miss Universe at Crocus City Hall on November 9, 2013. Miss Universe Pageant takes place in Russia for the first time in its 62 year history.
--29-06-2013--
Nikolskaya St. in Moscow will become a pedestrian zone
Nikolskaya st., which stretches from Lubyanka Square up to the Red Square, will be transformed into a pedestrian zone. The works should be finished by 31st June 2013.
--29-06-2013--
Metro station Seligerskaya to be opened in Moscow next year
The metro station Seligerskaya in the North of Moscow may be launched in exploitation in the end of 2014, claimed the Moscow authorities.
--17-06-2013--
Moscow Officials Announce Early Mayoral Election Date
On Friday, June 7, Moscow City Hall set snap mayoral election to take place on September 8, recently retired mayor Sergey Sobyanin is the first candidate.
--07-06-2013--
High Speed Railway to connect Moscow and Kazan
The Russian Railways is regarding the opportunity of constructing the high speed railway from Moscow to Kazan via Vladimir and Nizhny Novgorod
--28-05-2013--
High speed passenger trains are in demand in Russia
For the period of 2010-2012 over 9 million passengers have used high speed trains Sapsan and Allegro, what proves their popularity in Russia.
--28-05-2013--
New And Old: Tretyakovskaya Galleries Will Be United For Passers-by
Passer-by zones are created in Moscow. Krymskaya embankment will become fully pedestrian.
--28-05-2013--
Metalloobrabotka International Exhibition is to held May 27-31 in Moscow
On May 27 through 31, 2013 Moscow Expocentre Fairgrounds is to host the 14th edition of the Metalloobrabotka International Exhibition for Equipment, Instruments and Tools for the Metalworking Industry.
--26-05-2013--
Moscow Bridges Will Shine
25 bridges over the Moscow-river will be equipped with a new lightning.
--23-05-2013--
All Moscow Taxis Will Become Yellow
The requirement for yellow colour will become obligatory from the 1st of July.
--16-05-2013--
Moscow Ahead of London in Billionaires
Moscow is a lure for billionaires, with the Russian capital earning second spot in the World City Millionaire Rankings.
--09-05-2013--
25 Kilometers of New Pavement Will Be Built in Moscow This Year
The total length of the pavements will be about 24.64 kilometers.
--30-04-2013--
About 30 Protesters Detained on Red Square
On Saturday, April 29, Moscow police detained 27 opposition activists on the Red Square during an unsanctioned protest against the prosecution of people suspected of involvement in violence at a rally on May 6, 2012.
--29-04-2013--
No More Pavement Advertisement In Moscow
The Moscow City Duma has now banned the free and inofficial pavement advertisement. The breach of the law will result in R15,000 fine ($500).
--24-04-2013--
Nationalists Detained in Moscow over Unauthorized Rally
On Saturday, April 13, dozens of people were detained by the Moscow police when trying to hold an unauthorized "Day of Rage" nationalist rally.
--14-04-2013--
Opposition Rally on March 31 Is Banned in Moscow
Moscow officials have rejected a request by a group of opposition activists to hold a rally on March 31 - a traditional action in support of Article 31 of the Russian Constitution.
--21-03-2013--
Anti-Putin Protesters Detained on Red Square in Moscow
On Monday, March 4, three opposition activists were detained on Moscows Red Square for attempting to hold an unauthorized protest against Russian top officials.
--05-03-2013--
Moscow Will Become a Centre Of Youth Tourism
Moscow is the largest university centre and will have to become also a centre of youth tourism, especially during student holidays.
--28-02-2013--
A New Pedestrian Zone Will Appear in the Centre of Moscow
One more pedestrian zone will be opened in Moscow this year. It will be created on the Bolshaya Dmitrovka street in the section from Stoleshnikov lane to Okhotny Ryad.
--27-02-2013--
Moscow Officials Allow Opposition March
On Wednesday, Moscow authorities gave official permission for an opposition rally to take place in the city center on Saturday, March 2.
--27-02-2013--
Touristic binoculars are installed at Vorobyovy Gory
Observation point at Vorobyovy Gory, Moscow, has been equipped with five touristic binoculars. From February 15 Muscovites and tourists can start using them for free.
--17-02-2013--
Thousands of People Bathe in Icy Water on Epiphany in Moscow
About 82,000 Muscovites took traditional icy bathes to mark the Epiphany early Saturday, as air temperature in the city was at minus 13 degrees Celsius (+ 8.6 Fahrenheit).
--19-01-2013--
'Extremist' Banner Appeared Opposite Kremlin
On Wednesday night, a banner with the symbols of extremist organizations was put up on a bridge opposite the Kremlin in Moscow by a group of unknown activists.
--10-01-2013--
Ticket price on public transport in Moscow has not been risen in 2013
From January, 1, 2013 ticket price on public transport in Moscow has not been risen. At that from February 1 the Moscow transport company Mosgortrans will offer new options of transport cards.
--02-01-2013--
Russian Opposition to Hold Protest Action against Anti-US Law
Russian opposition activists plan to hold a rally urging to repeal a new law banning adoptions of Russian children by American citizens and dissolve the Russian Parliament.
--30-12-2012--
Four Dead in Plane's Crash in Moscow
On Saturday, December 29, a Russian Tupolev Tu-204 medium-haul airliner overshot the runway while landing at Moscows Vnukovo airport, stopping on the nearby Kievskoe highway.
--30-12-2012--
333 Migrants Were Registered in One Moscow Apartment
Moscow district court has annulled the residency documents of 333 migrant workers who were all registered as living at a single apartment in northern Moscow.
--10-12-2012--
Muscovites get the highest salary and pension in Russia
Since the start of 2012 the average salary in Moscow has reached 45.6 thousand Rubles ($ 1520), what is 1.8 times more than average level all over Russia.
--04-12-2012--
400 thousand m3 of snow removed from Moscow streets
The Moscow public utilities have taken away 400 thousand cubic meters of snow from the city streets to the melting works for the last twenty four hours.
--02-12-2012--
Moscow Unprepared to Heavy Snow, Suffers a Traffic Breakdown
A monthly amount of snow is expected to fall between November 28 and December 1. Unfortunately, Moscow was slightly unprepared to this, and many people were late for work on Thursday, November 29.
--29-11-2012--
New Moscow will cost about $100 million to the City of Moscow
The City of Moscow will pay out $100 million to the Moscow Region for its new territories.
--26-11-2012--
More Comfort For Moscow Cyclists
Over the next years Moscow plans to enhance cycling facilities in the city, from more parking spaces and bicycle lanes to a special Internet portal where cyclists can plan their route.
--24-11-2012--
Wedding Procession Detained Over Shooting in Moscow
Nine people traveling in a Moscow wedding motorcade face charges after one of them started firing off a gun, the local police reports.
--14-11-2012--
An English-Language Radio Station Starts Working in Moscow
On Monday, a first 24-hour English-language radio station started broadcasting in Moscow.
--12-11-2012--
A Man in Moscow Releases Hate Manifesto, then Kills 6 People
A Moscow lawyer shot five of his colleagues, targeting those he deemed responsible for the recent end of a romantic relationship.
--09-11-2012--
Cheburashka House-Museum will be built in Moscow
A House-Museum devoted to the famous Eduard Uspenskiy fairy-tale character Cheburashka will be built in the Eastern administrative region of Moscow.
--28-10-2012--
Stolypin's Monument to Appear in Moscow
About 30 million rubles ($957 240) were assigned by Moscow governor for the construction of the Pyotr Stolypin's monument in Moscow.
--26-10-2012--
Two New Metro Stations in Moscow Affiliated Territories
In a couple of years, Moscow's legendary underground railway will grow bigger for two new metro stations - "Troparyovo" and "Rumyantsevo" on the Sokolnicheskaya line.
--26-10-2012--
Naomi Campbell to get a spaceship house in Moscow
The Head of the Capital Group, Vladislav Doronin, has built a spaceship style house in the most prestigious Moscow location Rublevskoe highway for the British supermodel Naomi Campbell.
--22-10-2012--
Special Tracks for Wheel Trunks May Appear in Moscow Metro
Moscow metro's administration is now considering the possibility to equip stairs at the metro stations with special sloping tracks for suitcases and trunks with wheels.
--17-10-2012--
Moscow sells its share in Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya hotel
The City of Moscow is to sell its 50% share in the Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya Hotel. The starting bidding price is 8 billion Rubles.
--10-10-2012--
VVC in Moscow Now Works According to Winter Schedule
All-Russia Exhibition Centre (VVC), a permanent general-purpose trade show in Moscow, has started closing two hours earlier.
--05-10-2012--
Moscow City to sell its share in the Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex
Moscow City is planning to sell its 49% share of the Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex. The object is included in the privatization program of 2011-2013.
--30-09-2012--
90 thousand vending machines in Moscow to guarantee 40 billion turnover by 2015
The government of Moscow plans to increase the number of vending machines up to 90 thousand within three years.
--30-09-2012--
Light Festival to Take Place in Moscow
A unique international light and music festival "Circle of Light" will be held in Moscow for a second time, starting today, on September 28.
--28-09-2012--
Free Bicycles Rental Opens in Moscow
The first free rental agency is opened in Moscow. It is placed in the Neskuchny garden near the Gorky Park.
--18-09-2012--
Moscow to Create Two "Hyde Parks"
Moscow authorities have chosen Moscow Sokolniki and Gorky parks to serve as Speakers Corners by analogy with London Hyde Park.
--24-08-2012--
Moscow to reduce 35% of outdoor advertisement
The number of outdoor advertisement will be reduced 35% after coming into force the new rules of outdoor ads placement, worked out by the Moscow Department of Mass Media and Advertisement.
--23-08-2012--
Moscow To Spend $1bln On Developing New Territories In 2013
Moscow is expected to spend $1bln in 2013, developing the newly acquired territories to a required standard.
--22-08-2012--
Starbucks to open its first coffeehouse in St. Petersburg
Starbucks tends to open its first coffeehouses in St. Petersburg this autumn. The coffeehouses may be opened in the shopping centers Gallery, Peterland and Mega Dybenko.
--21-08-2012--
South-African restaurant net Nandos to enter Russian market
Nandos-branded South-African restaurant net will open its restaurant in Russia by 2014.
--21-08-2012--
A Candy Kills a Toddler in Moscow
It is sad when children die through parents' negligence. With this story we want to remind all our readers and visitors to better look after their little ones.
--21-08-2012--
The Pussy Riot Case: The World Awaits the Verdict
At 3pm Moscow time the Khamovnichesky Court in Moscow will announce the verdict in the Pussy Riot case.
--17-08-2012--
Pussy Riot Supporters Detained In Moscow
With the final verdict in the Pussy Riot trial looming, the band's supporters gathered on Wednesday morning at the staircase of Christ the Saviour Cathedral, asking for forgiveness for the punk band members. The supporters were dismissed by the security guards.
--15-08-2012--
New Bicycle Lanes in Moscow for Citizens and Tourists
A big project for creating bicycle lanes started in Moscow in order to give all citizens and tourists an opportunity to ride on a bicycle within the city.
--10-08-2012--
Half of Rest Areas in Moscow Are Prohibited for Swimming
Russia's Rospotrebnadzor (protection of consumers) service has temporarily forbidden swimming in 5 of 11 recreation areas in Moscow.
--08-08-2012--
Madonna Opens Hard Candy And Supports Pussy Riot
Having stunned her Kyiv fans with Russian foul language, Madonna finally arrived to Moscow where she's opened a fitness club, supported Pussy Riot, and is about to give a concert tonight.
--07-08-2012--
Moscow "Sokolniki" Parks Welcomes Young Adventurers
One of the oldest Moscow parks - "Sokolniki" - offers different kinds of entertainments for the guests, from traditional to extreme park amusements.
--24-07-2012--
New Place for Beach Rest in Moscow
A new beach area with swimming pools, deck chairs, beach volleyball grounds and trainers opens in Moscow "Phili" park on Sunday.
--19-07-2012--
Moscow May Become Visa-free for Tourists
Moscow Government promotes short-term visa-free regime in the capital for foreign guests, as it was stated by the head of the city's International Contacts Department.
--16-07-2012--
Friday, 13: Heavy Rains Flood Central Moscow Streets
Russia appears to be very "deluge-friendly" this week. Today, July 13, several streets in Central Moscow have been flooded.
--13-07-2012--
Moscow to Block Traffic in the City Centre
Due to holding "Formula-1" exhibition laps and preparing for them, the road traffic will be limited in Moscow downtown this weekend.
--13-07-2012--
Moscow to Launch Hovercraft Ferries
Trying to solve a problem with constant gridlocks in Moscow, city authorities plan to create a new hovercraft service for tourists and citizens.
--12-07-2012--
Moscow to Become Best City on the Earth
The street culture festival Best City of the Earth will be held in Moscow from July 14 to September 2.
--11-07-2012--
Double Decker Tourist Buses Appeared in Russian Cities
Since July, ten double-decker sightseeing buses have started operating in Russian capital. Similar buses are also running in St. Petersburg, and they will soon appear in Kazan and Sochi.
--06-07-2012--
Flower Show to be Held in Moscow Park
The first Moscow International Festival of Gardens and Flowers will take place in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure July 3-8, 2012. The organizers are going to create the Russian equivalent of the annual Chelsea Flower Show.
--29-06-2012--
Volunteers Help Foreign Tourists in Moscow
The summer started with an interesting event - a special volunteer group has been organized in Moscow. The members of this group visit popular places of the city and provide tourists with all necessary help.
--27-06-2012--
Touch the Music in Moscow Gorky Park
The unique exhibition Touch the music will take place in Gorky Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow on June 29 July 24, 2012.
--26-06-2012--
Unusual Sign Appeared in Moscow
An unusual sign It is forbidden to talk to strangers has appeared in the centre of Moscow.
--21-06-2012--
Moscow Ranks Among Top Five Expensive Cities
Moscow ranks fourth among the five most expensive cities for foreign visitors. Japanese capital makes top of the list.
--19-06-2012--
Back to Childhood in Moscow Industrial Culture Museum
The unique collection of amazing things from the past can be seen in the Museum of Industrial Culture in Moscow.
--18-06-2012--
Moscow Ranked the Seventh Most Expensive City
The Russian capital, Moscow, has taken the seventh place in the list of the world's most expensive cities for an evening out for two people.
--15-06-2012--
More Camping Sites to Appear in Moscow
More than 10 new camping sites for car tourists will appear on the territory of Moscow parks and former industrial areas.
--14-06-2012--
Moscow is among top 5 cities in the Cost of Living worldwide rankings
This year the capital of Russia, Moscow, has been placed fourth among the most expensive cities for expatriates, according to the Cost of Living worldwide rankings by Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Last year Moscow was also in the fourth position.
--13-06-2012--
Gastronomic Festival to be Held in Moscow
The gastronomic festival FEST EDAkov will take place in Moscow at the end of June. Guests will be able to taste various dishes and enjoy rich entertainment program.
--13-06-2012--
Tourist Information Centre to be Opened near Red Square
The first tourist information center will soon appear in Moscow. It will be located in the State Historical Museum near the Red Square.
--07-06-2012--
Science Cafe Organized in Moscow
The new project Science Cafe has been organized by the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of Moscow. It works as a club for young entrepreneurs, scientists and politicians, who want to discuss the most relevant problems of modern science.
--04-06-2012--
Odd News: Cannabis Found Growing in Moscow
Breeding cannabis is illegal. Improving the neighbourhood by planting grass is good. What happens when what you had planted grows into something illegal?
--31-05-2012--
Shopping Centre to Appear at Moscow Railway Station
The first shopping centre, located at the railway station, will be opened in Moscow. It will appear on the territory of the Kazan rail terminal, occupying the area of 3370 square meters.
--31-05-2012--
Bike and Roller Skating Tours to be Held in Moscow
Bike and roller skating tours will be organized on the territory of VVTs. Tourists will be able to learn about the history of the famous public park and exhibition space in Moscow.
--30-05-2012--
Extreme Festival to be Held in Sokolniki Park
The opening ceremony of the International Festival of extreme sports, recreation and tourism EXTREMEX will be held today at Sokolniki Park, Moscow.
--24-05-2012--
Hyde Park In Moscow: Where To Voice the Public Opinion
Opposition camps in different spots in Moscow city centre may foster a solution to the problem of having an "official" spot where to voice the public opinion. Inspired by London's Hyde Park, Moscow authorities look to designate a similar place to the policially-savvy citizens.
--18-05-2012--
Poland Visa Centre Opens in Moscow
Today, Poland opens its visa application centre in Moscow.
--15-05-2012--
Observatory and Sky Park Opened in Moscow Planetarium
The Observatory and the Sky Park reopened in Moscow Planetarium after a break for the autumn-winter period. Visitors are welcomed to visit a unique complex, which allows to study astronomy.
--10-05-2012--
Art Fair Creativa Opens in Moscow First Time
Unique exhibition fair Creativa under the motto "Imagine and create!" will be held at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow from May 11 to 13 in the framework of the arts and crafts festival.
--10-05-2012--
Feeding Sharks in Moscow Ocean Park
The unique and dangerous show hand-feeding sharks has started at Moscow Ocean Park.
--03-05-2012--
Green Clouds Scared Muscovites
Mysterious green clouds that floated over Moscow on Thursday, provoked various frightening rumours but later were explained in an ordinary way. (VIDEO)
--28-04-2012--
Fountains Season Opens Today in Moscow
About 82 fountains and fountain complexes will start their work today in Moscow.
--27-04-2012--
Meet Marquez in Moscow Metro
Moscow metro will launch a special version of the "Poetry in Metro" train, dedicated to selected works from Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
--20-04-2012--
Moscow Zoo Now Works in Summer Regime
Famous Moscow Zoo has switched over to summer working conditions. Now it is open from 10 am to 8 pm (Moscow time).
--19-04-2012--
Universal Amusement Park to Appear in Moscow
American company Universal Park & Resorts plans to built a "Galaxy park" amusement place in Moscow.
--17-04-2012--
St. Petersburg and Moscow Open Fountains Season
This weekend, the first two fountains started working in St. Petersburg, as well as the first fountain in the Moscow's All-Russia Exhibition Centre.
--16-04-2012--
Hotel National to be Reconstructed in Moscow
The fiver-star Moscow hotel National, located in the centre of the city, not far from the Kremlin, will be reconstructed.
--13-04-2012--
Russian Capital to Be Moved to Siberia?
The newly appointed governor of the Moscow region, Sergei Shoigu, has proposed to move Russian capital from Moscow to one of Siberian cities.
--11-04-2012--
New River Route to Appear in Moscow
Moscow is preparing for the passenger navigation season on the main capital's river. Ferries and motor boats will start carry locals and tourists April 20, 2012.
--10-04-2012--
Moscow Embankments to Be Free for Pedestrians
Following European cities, Moscow officials have decided to close some embankments of Moscow rivers to vehicular traffic, organizing special bike and pedestrian routes.
--28-03-2012--
SberBank of Russia Supports Small Businesses
SberBank of Russia plans to open up to 10 support centres for small businesses in the capital, the Moscow Government announces.
--23-03-2012--
Eco Kiosks to be Installed in Capital's Parks
In the beginning of May, more than 500 eco-friendly outdoor kiosks with ice-cream, beverages, press products and rental items will appear in Moscow parks.
--19-03-2012--
SberBank Offers Metro Passes to Debit Card Holders
SberBank of Russia has joined a host of other banks in providing Moscow citizens with underground access. The Bank also plans to expand the offer on to overground transport.
--19-03-2012--
St. Patrick's Day to be Celebrated in Russia
The Irish Week Festival, started in Moscow March 14, is going to demonstrate to the public all that Ireland is proud of. Three big events dedicated to St. Patrick's Day will take place in the Russian capital.
--16-03-2012--
New Hotel to Appear near Dynamo Stadium
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and "VTB Arena Park" signed an agreement to manage the 297-room Hyatt Regency Moscow, a new hotel near the famous stadium Dynamo.
--12-03-2012--
Two Capitals Think Otherwise
Results of Russian presidential elections in Moscow and St. Petersburg differ from the rest of the country.
--07-03-2012--
Bus City Tours to be Launched in Moscow
Bus city tours will be offered to visitors of the Russian capital. The route will pass through the most popular Moscow sights.
--07-03-2012--
Duty Free Shops to Appear at Russian Railway Stations
Tourists will be able to buy perfumes, alcohol and other goods without paying taxes at Duty Free shops, that appear soon at Russian railway stations.
--06-03-2012--
Tourists Are Welcomed to Enjoy Orchid Festival
The 3d Winter Festival of Orchids is held at Moscow State University's Botanical Garden (known as Aptekarsky Ogorod). Guests can admire blooming orchids of incredible shapes and colors until March 18.
--05-03-2012--
Fire Devastates a Drugstore Warehouse in South-East of Moscow
A drugstore warehouse is engulfed in a devastating fire in Moscow's south-east. The fire has presently captured the territory of over 2000 sq. m.
--04-03-2012--
Greek Film Festival Started in Moscow
The festival of contemporary Greek cinema Greek Week started in Moscow February, 29. Five modern Greek films will be shown in Moscow cinema 35mm until March, 4.
--02-03-2012--
Lenin's Mausoleum Is Temporarily Closed
Lenin's Mausoleum located on the Red Square will be closed for routine maintenance March 1-10. The Kremlin Wall Necropolis will not also be availbale in these days.
--01-03-2012--
MITT 2012 to be Held in Moscow
19th Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition will be held in Moscow March 21-24, 2012.
--29-02-2012--
Moscow City Centre is Surrounded by Opposition
On Sunday, opposition activists managed to encircle the capitals central Garden Ring road, linking their hands and so making a circular human chain.
--27-02-2012--
Electric Car Charging Stations to Appear in Moscow
A new network of charging stations for electirc vehicles will be oficially opened tomorrow, February 28, 2012.
--27-02-2012--
Museum of Patriotic War of 1812 to Open in Moscow
The Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 (a branch of the State Historical Museum) will appear in Moscow in the beginning of September. The opening of the museum is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
--24-02-2012--
Weekend Car Rallies in Moscow: For and Against Putin
Two car rallies at once took place this weekend in Moscow. Involving different participants with different political views, they still had the same purpose - to express their opinion about current Prime Minister.
--20-02-2012--
Water Recreation Festival to Take Place in Moscow
The water festival 'Golden Dolphin' will take place in Moscow February 16-19, 2012. The organizers of the event will present interesting water-based recreation opportunities.
--15-02-2012--
Las Vegas Weddings to be Held in Russian Restaurants
The Japanese restaurant Dve palochki offers an unusual way to celebrate St. Valentine's Day. Only today, February 14, you will be able to get married by a real pastor from Las Vegas.
--14-02-2012--
Tourists Will Feel More Comfortable in Moscow
A special travel guest card and tourist information centres will appear in Moscow. These measures were taken to make foreign visitors feel more comfortable in the city.
--13-02-2012--
Retirees Dominate Among Foreign Tourists in Russia
According to the words of Sergey Shpilko, the head of Moscow Committee on tourism and hotel industry, Russian capital is mostly visited by retirees.
--10-02-2012--
First Childrens Theme Park to be Built in Russia
First childrens theme park Masterslavl will be opened in the Evolution Tower, a part of the business centre Moscow-City, at the end of 2012.
--02-02-2012--
Examination: Moscow is Paved with Poor-Quality Tiles
From 70 to 80 per cent of paving tiles laid in the center of Moscow in 2011, have turned to be of low quality, a commission of experts states.
--20-01-2012--
Wi-Fi Spots Come to Moscow Underground
2012 promises a lovely present for the Internet-savvy Muscovites: Wi-Fi hot-spots will be piloted on several stations on the Moscow Underground. If successful, the project will extend to incorporate tunnels, to provide Wi-Fi access throughout the Moscow metro.
--19-01-2012--
Russians to Celebrate Epiphany
Russian Orthodox believers will celebrate Epiphany January 19, 2012. People will be able to take a dip in the font with an ice-cold water, that will be placed in the centre of Moscow for the first time.
--17-01-2012--
Moscow to Spend 10 Million Roubles on Space Topography
Moscow Architecture and Town-planning Committee has announced open competitions for acquiring materials of space topography and carrying out of aerial survey of the territory of Moscow.
--16-01-2012--
Single Tickets for Museums and Theatres to Appear in Moscow
The Department of Culture of Moscow is going to introduce single tickets for visiting museums and theatres. The innovation will help to set a fixed price and to simplify the purchase of tickets.
--13-01-2012--
Madonna Brings Her Hard Candy to Moscow
Madonna has opened Hard Candy Fitness Center in Moscow near the Red Square, her second fitness center in the world, and plans to visit it in 2012.
--13-01-2012--
Information on Subway Traffic Jams to Appear in Moscow Metro
Special boards with information on subway congestion will be installed in Moscow.
--11-01-2012--
Restaurant Explosion in Moscow
On Monday, two people were killed and about 39 injured as a result of a gas explosion at an Italian restaurant in southwestern Moscow, reportedly the city healthcare department.
--10-01-2012--
First Electric Filling Stations to Open in Moscow
The first filling stations for electromobiles in Russia will be opened in Moscow.
--09-01-2012--
Moscow to Rate Among 10 Largest Megacities of the World in 2012
Expanding the borders of the Russian capital will become the main event of 2012 for Moscow.
--02-01-2012--
Muscovites Became Older and More Educated
The results of the Russian Census 2010 showed that the average Muscovite is now older and more educated in comparison with the census in 2002.
--29-12-2011--
Moscow Brewing Company Offers New Year Free Tours
Tourists and locals are welcomed to take part in free beer tasting tours at Moscow Brewing Company during New Year holidays.
--26-12-2011--
Christmas Reindeer Came to Moscow
A reindeer named Sakha Khotoy has come to Moscow from Yakutia om Wednesday night. He will take part in New Year celebrations in Sokolniki Park.
--23-12-2011--
Sober New Year in the Central Moscow
If you want to celebrate New Year's Eve on Moscow streets, you should prepare for the sober holiday, as the authorities decided to ban the sale of alcohol in the city centre on New Year's Eve night.
--23-12-2011--
Moscow Is Covered With Snow
Two days running Moscow and a number of other cities are paralyzed by the huge amount of snow. The first serious snowfall of this winter was marked by record-breaking traffic jams.
--22-12-2011--
Extension of Public Transport Services on the New Year's Day
Regular public transport in Moscow will extend operating hours during New Year's Day celebrations.
--22-12-2011--
Christmas-tree Markets Open in Russia
On December 20, thousands of Christmas firtree markets opened in all Russian cities and big villages. Only in Moscow there are more than 300 places to buy a natural green tree.
--22-12-2011--
Top-10 Car Makes and Models Most Popular Among Moscow Car Thieves
Independently of each other, two Russian companies published their surveys of the cars most popular among Moscow car thieves. The Japanese makes - Honda, Mazda, and Toyota - top both lists.
--20-12-2011--
Post Boxes for Letters to Ded Moroz to Appear in Russia
Special post boxes accepting only letters to Ded Moroz (Russian Santa Claus) will appear in Moscow parks. There will be two types of boxes for children and for adults as well.
--14-12-2011--
Christmas Workshops for Children Offered at Winzavod
Don't forget about your children during winter holidays in Russia and visit one of the creative Christmas workshops that will take place on the territory of Winzavod Centre of Contemporary Art.
--14-12-2011--
King of the Neapolitan Song to Perform in Moscow
Legendary Italian singer Robertino Loretti will perform at the stage of the Moscow International Music House, on December 7.
--02-12-2011--
Fines for Driving Offences to be Delivered by Email
Moscow authorities suggested to compile a database of drivers' emails, to wirelessly deliver invoices for driving offences.
--28-11-2011--
Russians Spend 15 Hours in Queue to Christian Shrine
More than 16,000 pilgrims from different parts of Russia and other countries line up these days around the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow to worship one of the most revered Christian shrines, the Mother of Gods Belt.
--23-11-2011--
Electronic Tourist Guide to Appear in Moscow
Moscow Department of Information Technology has discussed the new project of the mobile gadget, which will serve as a tourist guide, handbook, secretary and even a security guard.
--23-11-2011--
Cincture of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Arrive in Moscow
The sacred relic will appear in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on November 19. It has already been in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don and other cities, where thousands of believers came to worship the holy object.
--17-11-2011--
Caravaggio's Entombment Comes to Moscow
The exhibition of the famous Italian Baroque painter, Michelangelo di Caravaggio, comes to Moscow in November 2011. The centrepiece of the exposition - The Entombment from Pinacoteca Vaticana in Rome.
--10-11-2011--
Giant Ferris Wheel to Appear in Moscow
A huge Ferris wheel will be built in Moscow. It is expected to be even taller than famous London Eye and Singapore Flyer.
--10-11-2011--
Secrets of New Years Decoration in Moscow
Moscow is preparing for celebrating New Years Day and Christmas. The center of the capital will be decorated with 72 fir trees by 25 November. The height of the New Years trees will be more than 9 meters.
--09-11-2011--
Cirque du Soleil Came to Perform in Moscow
Famous Canadian Cirque du Soleil came to Moscow with a great show Saltimbanco. Its performances can be seen at Luzhniki Small Sports Arena until November 13.
--03-11-2011--
Bruno Pelletier to Perform in Russia
Notre Dame de Paris star will give two concerts in Moscow Variety Theatre on November 5 and 6 during his tour to Russia.
--01-11-2011--
First Underground Museum to Appear in Moscow
The first subterranean museum can be opened in Moscow metro. It is expected to appear on the territory of the new station Volkhonka, near the Pushkin Museum.
--31-10-2011--
Moscow Zoo to Celebrate Halloween
Moscow Zoo invites to participate in Halloween festival together with real bats, cockroaches, snakes and owls.
--28-10-2011--
Call Centre for Tourists Appeared in Moscow
Russian and foreign tourists now can get information about the city over the phone. Operators of the new call centre answer any questions both in Russian and English languages.
--27-10-2011--
A Fire on Moscow Underground May Lead to Strict Passport Control Measures
A fire that broke out this morning on Moscow Underground is likely to lead to tightening the security, including passport control.
--26-10-2011--
Goran Bregovic to Give a Concert in Moscow
A legendary musician and composer will perform on November 10 at Crocus City Hall
--26-10-2011--
Fingerprints for Foreign Workers
All foreigners employed in Moscow will have their fingerprints taken if a joint proposal by the capitals migration body and the Interior Ministry is adopted, according to a City Hall officials.
--21-10-2011--
Tourists are Welcomed to Enjoy Moscow Free Tours
The Department of Cultural Heritage of Moscow is going to organise free historical walking and bus tours. The project City Access will start on October, 25.
--21-10-2011--
Japanese Drummers Show to Be Held in Moscow
The Japanese drummers band Ondekoza will perform a spectacular concert at Moscow Variety Theatre at 7 p.m., November 8-9.
--20-10-2011--
Flamenco Festival to Be Held in Moscow
A great festival Flamenco en Moscu will take place in Moscow from 3 to 9 November at the Concert Hall Mir.
--19-10-2011--
Street Toilets Painted in Khokhloma Style Appeared in Moscow
Moscow authorities have decided to change the design of street toilet cabins and to make them more picturesque. The first results of the experiment can be seen near metro station Medvedkovo.
--17-10-2011--
Elton John to Perform in Moscow
A concert of the famous British singer will take place at Crocus City Hall on 14 November.
--17-10-2011--
St. Basils Cathedral Underground Labyrinths are First Opened for Visitors
From October 12 the underground labyrinths of St. Basils Cathedral became opened for visitors for the first time. The completion of restoration works is timed to the 450th anniversary of building the Cathedral.
--13-10-2011--
The Largest Skating-rink in Europe to open in Moscow
This winter, one of the largest skating-rinks in Europe will open in Moscow, in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.
--13-10-2011--
Russia May Not Get Apple Store in Moscow
Apple has changed its plans to open its brand store in the Russian capital. Some experts consider that the company could be confused with the rental rate.
--11-10-2011--
MaxMara Coats Exhibition Comes to Moscow till January 2012
From October 11 to January 12 the residents and visitors to Moscow have the unique chance to view the exhibition of top coats by one of the leading Italian fashion houses, MaxMara.
--10-10-2011--
20 New Hostels and 3 Hotels are Opened in Moscow
Moscow has opened 20 new hostels which can seat up to 730 guests and 3 new hotels of 636 rooms.
--10-10-2011--
Moscow to Become a Tourist Mecca
Moscow intends to become one of the leading tourist capitals by 2018, when the Footbal World Cup takes place in Russia. The Moscow Government approved the program The development of tourism and recreation industry for the period from 2012 to 2016.
--07-10-2011--
A Car Park for Caravans Has Appeared in Moscow
The first car park for caravans has been opened in Moscow, Sokolniki Park. It is fully equipped and mostly designed for foreign tourists, who prefer this way of travel.
--06-10-2011--
Electronic Displays to Tell Drivers about Traffic Jams
From October 5 Moscow auto drivers will be informed about traffic jams on the roads and about available parking places in the nearest areas on electronic displays. First the innovation will appear in the six Moscow streets, another 46 displays will be set up all over the capital by the end of the month.
--04-10-2011--
Birthday of Luciano Pavarotti Will Be Celebrated in Moscow
The State Kremlin Palace will hold an evening in memory of the great maestro Luciano Pavarotti on 12 October.
--04-10-2011--
Moscow to Apply for .moscow Domain Name
Moscow may have its own domain name .Moscow and . . Moscow will apply for it in January 2012.
--01-10-2011--
Soviet Sweets Can Be Tasted in the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia
Sweet exhibition dedicated to Soviet confectionery has been opened in Moscow. Candies and cakes produced by famous factories could be bought in the museum working also as a patisserie.
--30-09-2011--
Monuments to Aleksandr Tvardovsky and Mstislav Rostropovich to be Set up in Moscow
Monuments to the poet Aleksandr Tvardovsky and musician Mstislav Rostropovich will be set up in Moscow in 2012.
--29-09-2011--
New Luxurious Hotels to Appear in Moscow
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the intention to increase the number of its hotels in Russia. Five-star InterContinental Tverskaya and the largest in Europe thousand-room Holiday Inn will be opened in Moscow.
--29-09-2011--
Moscow Starts to Advertise Its Tourist Facilities
An advertising campaign of tourism in Moscow is going to start in autumn. The main goal is to promote a winter season in Russian capital and to prepare for the summer one.
--27-09-2011--
The Circle of Light to Be Held in Moscow
Moscow International Festival of Light - great event for locals and tourists will take place on 20-23 October. Famous architectural monuments will be involved to provide light installations. The event is expected to increase number of tourists in Moscow.
--26-09-2011--
Moscow Bomb Alert Is Off (Or, Much Ado about a Can of Paint)
Following a terrorist attack in Makhachkala in Dagestan, Moscow was on red alert this evening - but the device turned out to be a can of paint, with wires attached to it.
--23-09-2011--
Moscow Failed Car Free Day Again
For the fourth time Russian capital has joined the World Car-Free Day. However, this morning Muscovites were stuck in traffic jams as usual.
--22-09-2011--
International Travel Exhibition to be Held in Moscow
Traditional International Travel Exhibition "Otdykh/Leisure-2011" will take place on 21-24 September 2011. Tourist companies from Russia and other countries all over the world are coming to Moscow to offer new destinations and present interesting travel programs.
--20-09-2011--
Why do Russians Dislike Muscovites?
At the beginning of September, Romir research center published the results of the poll, dedicated to an attitude of Russian people towards Muscovites.
--16-09-2011--
Moscow Became More Popular Than Madrid And Amsterdam Among Foreign Tourists
According to the data, Moscow turned out to be more popular than many European cities and now it is on the 8th place in the rating of search requests.
--16-09-2011--
Observation Deck At The Height Of 340 Metres Was Opened On Ostankino Tower
Now Ostankino television and radio tower offers best views of Moscow without glass screen. Visitors could get here only after mechanics had taken all precautions.
--12-09-2011--
Moscow Hotel Radisson Royal Was Acknowledged As The Best In The World
The announcement of the winners of the prestigious tourist competition World Travel Awards-2011 was held in the beginning of September. According to the results,the leader in the world hotel market is Moscow Hotel Radisson Royal, ex-hotel " Ucraine ".
--08-09-2011--
Updated Miniature Of the Perfomance of Nacho Duato Will Be Shown In Moscow
Outstanding Russian ballet dancers Svetlana Lun'kina and Leonid Sarafanov will perform a duet " Lost Heart ", choreographed by Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato. The perfomance will be shown within the bounds of the programme " Kremlin Gala. Stars of the 21st Century ".
--06-09-2011--
New Moscow Territories Demand New Prices
In connection with broadening of Moscow borders, many experts foretold the rise of prices for accomodation in the new areas of the city. However, not all analysts think so.
--05-09-2011--
International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower takes place in Moscow
The International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower will start on the Red Square of Moscow today. It will last from 31st August till 4th September 2011.
--30-08-2011--
The French Intend to Build Metro in Moscow
The French company Vinci, one of the largest building groups in the world, has offered its services in building metro to the Moscow government.
--30-08-2011--
150 People Came To Paint a Giant Eco-Bag In Moscow
An action " Unpack!" was held on the 25th of August in the centre of Moscow when a big group of people painted a giant linen bag.The organisator of the event was a social organisation "Eca".
--29-08-2011--
Mobile Hotel To Appear in Sheremetyevo Airport
The visitors of Sheremetyevo Airport won't need to spend sleepless nights inside the building any more if the flight is delayed.So-called Sleepbox will solve all the problems.
--29-08-2011--
Plastic Killer Monsters in Moscow
Activists from the EKA environmental movement are starting a long-term crusade against carrier bags with a flashmob on Moscow's Pushkinskaya Square on Thursday.
--26-08-2011--
Fantastic 4D Show in Moscow
On the occasion of the Moscow City Day, which will be celebrated on the first weekend of September, the Russian capital's authorities are going to make all the citizens and tourists a very generous present - the unique panoramic and scenic show.
--23-08-2011--
Vikings and Naval Battles in Moscow
A festival named "Times and epochs. Ancient Russia with your own eyes" will be held on 2-4 September in Moscow's Kolomenskoye culture preserve.
--22-08-2011--
Moscow's Flugtag Attracts Record Crowds of Citizens
More than 100,000 people has come to see funny flying machines, its creative pilots and breathtaking fallings at the Red Bull Flugtag event at Moscow River's Strogino floodplain.
--16-08-2011--
Koran Exhibition Opens in Moscow
Artist Vasil Hannanovs exhibition "Revelation" has been opened in the Moscow Inzhir Gallery.
--11-08-2011--
The Cost of Rooms in Moscow Hotels Cheapens by 14%
In July the rooms in two-stars and three-stars hotels have cost about 2500 roubles per day ($84.9) at the average. The cost of the economy class Moscow hotels has cheapened by 14%.
--11-08-2011--
Night Road Accident in Moscow, Four Injured
Four people were injured, at least two of them seriously, when a BMW X5 car crashed into a bus stop in central Moscow early on Wednesday, reported by the police.
--10-08-2011--
Lighting Candles for Ossetian War Victims
387 candles were lighted in the Patriarch Ponds in memory of Ossetian war victims.
--08-08-2011--
"Lego - City " To Appear In Moscow
In the bound of the realisation of the state programme " Industry, rest and tourism development in 2012-2016" the authorities are planning to build a new entertainment complex.
--08-08-2011--
More Hostels To Appear In Moscow
The number of budget places of accomodation in Moscow has increased by one third from May to August.Most of the hostels are situated in the centre of the city.
--05-08-2011--
Nearly 800 Companies to Take Part in MAKS 2011
793 companies out of 40 counties are to take part at the International Aviation and Space salon MAKS 2011, which will be held at the exhibition site of TEC Russia in Zhukovsky, Moscow region in August 16 21, 2011.
--04-08-2011--
Monument to Prince Vladimir Might Appear in the Center of Moscow
Setting up a monument to Prince Vladimir, revered as the baptizer of Russia, has been suggested by the Coordination Council established specially for that occasion.
--04-08-2011--
Pedestrian Evening Exscursions In Moscow
Moscow Museum " Moscow Lights" has something new to offer - evening exscursions along the streets with manual candle lamps.
--04-08-2011--
Monument to Peter the Great and Central House of Artist to Remain on their Places
The prefect of the Central Administrative District of Moscow Sergey Baidakov has assured that the much-spoken-of monument to Peter I towering over the city center will not be shifted.
--03-08-2011--
300 thousand illegal migrants may stay in Moscow
There could be no more than 290 thousand illegal work migrants in Moscow, suggests Federal Migration Service. The mayor of Moscow told about 2 million illegal workers earlier.
--01-08-2011--
Justin Timberlake premiered Friends with Benefits in Moscow
American singer and actor Justin Timberlake and Ukrainian-born American actress Mila Kunis have arrived in Moscow this week to premiere their film Friends with Benefits.
--28-07-2011--
The Most Dangerous Moscow Metro Stations
The police made a list of metro stations where you most probably can get robbed.
--27-07-2011--
Moscow Hotels Are Not the Most Expensive Ones Anymore
According to the latest results, in the second quarter of 2011 Moscow has lost its leading position in the rating of European hotels.
--26-07-2011--
Festival of Military-Historical Reconstruction Will Take Place in Moscow
Day of the City in Moscow will be marked by the festival of historical reconstruction, which is supposed to become the visiting card of the city.
--25-07-2011--
A Vandal Who Attacked St. Basils Cathedral Is Detained
An unknown man who threw a smoke bomb into St. Basil's Cathedral yesterday has been detained by the police.
--22-07-2011--
Children Who Suffered in the Fukushima Accident to Visit Moscow
Japanese children who live in the Fukushima nuclear power station area are to spend holidays in Moscow and Moscow region this summer.
--21-07-2011--
Bolshoy Theatre in Moscow to be opened in 100 days
The State Academic Bolshoy Theatre in Moscow is to be opened in 100 days. The first performance in the renovated Theatre, which reconstruction started in 2005, is scheduled for October 28.
--20-07-2011--
Floating hotel system to appear in Moscow
Several floating hotels will take their place along Moscow embankments in the next five years.
--18-07-2011--
Moscow City Racing-2011 to make show in Moscow
Moscow City Racing-2011 will bring McLaren, Team Lotus, Ferrari and Red Bull pilots on July 17. The show will take place in the center of Moscow.
--14-07-2011--
Domingos Operalia Comes to Moscow for the First Time
Moscow is to host Operalia, the most prestigious world opera competition, established by tenor Placido Domingo.
--14-07-2011--
Swiss and Russia to start a cement plant and discuss modernization
July 13 Swiss and Russian presidents are to discuss acute bilateral and international issues and sign a declaration on partnership for modernization at the Summit in Kolomna, Moscow region.
--13-07-2011--
Moscow to double its size up to 251,000 hectares
The capital of Russia, Moscow, may double its size. An international financial district might be established in the Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye district west of Moscow.
--12-07-2011--
Money caused a traffic colapse in Moscow
Scattered away 1 000 ruble bank notes caused a traffic collapse in Moscow today.
--06-07-2011--
Four Russian competitors won at the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition
Four Russian competitors have won at the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition, which was held in Moscow and St. Petersburg since 14 June till 2 July.
--04-07-2011--
Moscow Kremlin unavailable for tourists on the Day of Russia
Moscow Kremlin will be closed for tourists on June, 12 when the Day of Russia is celebrated. The reason is that many massive festive events will be carried out in the city.
--07-06-2011--
Muscovites Work Less
The research of the State Committee for Statistics (Rosstat) has disproved the classic stereotypes of Moscow as a city where life never stops. People in Moscow do not work tirelessly.
--06-06-2011--
Oldest Cabaret Dug out in the Center of Moscow
In the course of works in the Triumphalnaya Square archeologists have found remains of a merchant house, the first Moscow cabaret below it, and even lower a premise where coachmen lived.
--01-06-2011--
Call center for tourists opens in Moscow
Moscow call center for foreign tourists will begin its work in July-August, 2011. Its main goal is consulting and advices for tourists in emergency situations as well in English. Opening this center is a step towards development of information and telecommunications infrastructure for tourists.
--31-05-2011--





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