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City Hunter: Visiting A Reindeer Farm
I always wanted to touch a fairytale and to feel a little New Year magic. And I finally did it at the end of January, in a village of Antsiferovo, located in Moscow region. My fairytale was full of snow, white and brown Christmas reindeers, hot mulled wine and traditions of indigenous north people. Today I would like to share with you my report from the only private reindeer farm hidden in a rural Moscow suburb.


Maksim Dunayevsky Headed the Moscow Regional Philharmonic Hall
The People's Artist of Russia, the composer Maksim Dunayevsky has been appointed the art director of the Moscow Regional Philharmonic Hall.
Architecture Monument Demolished in Korolev
House of Construction Bureau has been demolished in the Moscow satellite town of Korolev.
Interactive Maps of Moscow Oblast Will Appear In Museums
Ten Tourist Information Centres of the Moscow region located in the state museums of the region will have modern media panels with an interactive map of Moscow Oblast in the first quarter of 2015.
Vigilant Security Guard Protected Girl from Pedophile
Investigation Department of Mytischi town in the Moscow Region has brought charges against a 36-year-old local dweller.
Europes Largest Shopping Mall to be Built in Moscow Region
New MEGA mall with IKEA shop will be constructed in Mytischi town of the Moscow Region in 2018.
Light Metro to Appear in Moscow Region
Moscow region officials plan to start the construction of a so-called 'light' overground metro in the region next year, governor Andrey Vorobyov told the press on Friday, January 23.
Winter Sports Resort to Appear on Bank of River Skhodnya
A large-scale alpine ski centre is planned to be constructed in Vereskino Village in the North Administrative District of Moscow.
Old-Growth Forest May be Cut Down for Housing Development
Dwellers of the Noginsk District of the Moscow Region protest against cutting down of healthy and strong trees.
Archeology Open-air Museum to Appear in Zaraysk
An open-air Archaeology Museum will be founded by the walls of the Zaraysk Kremlin near Moscow.
Folk Arts and Crafts Museum Founded near Moscow
The Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts has been opened in the Fedoskino Settlement near Moscow.
Hobbit Shire to be Built in Moscow
Hobbit Village is planned to be founded on the steep bank of Osetr River in the Zaraysky District of the Moscow Region.
Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Monument by Tsereteli to Be Unveiled in Ruza
A monument to the heroine of the Great Patriotic War - the bush-fighter Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya will be unveiled today in front of the Culture Center of Ruza town in Moscow area.
Elite Housing Built on Malevich Grave
A housing estate is being built in Nemchinovka Settlement (Moscow Region), the birth-place of the 20th century leading avant-garde artist Kazimir Malevich.
Almost 2,000 Labor Migrants Held in Moscow Region
On Tuesday, August 13, local police reported that 1,800 migrant workers had been detained after raids on commercial enterprises in Moscow Region, the latest in a string of similar raids in Moscow and other Russian big cities.
Historic Villages To Bring Tourists To the Moscow Region
To attract tourists to the Moscow Region, the Tourist board plans to develop historic villages where visitors can sink into the 19th c. suburban life.
Moscow-area Estate to Become a National Park
A national park will be created in the territory of the Moscow-area Arkhangelskoye memorial estate and lands adjoining to it.
Walk of Fame of Russian Cinema to Appear in Moscow Region
Walk of Fame of the Russian Cinema will be created in the Moscow Region and it will settle down in the area of State Film Fund.
Russian Politicians Start Fight for Moscow Region Governorship
After Sergey Shoigu was appointed Defense Minister, the post of the Moscow Region governor has become vacant and various politicians have announced plans to fight for it.
Shawl Exhibition in Pavlov Posad to Commemorate 200th Anniversary of Borodino
The Pavlov Posad Museum of History of Russian Shawl opens the exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Patriotic War of 1812.
Moscow Region Town Seeks Independence
Residents of Domodedovo, a town in the Moscow region, have announced the establishment of a Russian Democratic Republic and asked the EU for official recognition.
Muranovo Estate near Moscow Becomes Museum Reserve
Fyodor Tyutchev Muranovo Estate has got the status of a museum reserve: it will protect the estate lands from cottage building-up.
Fourteen Migrant Workers Killed in Fire Near Moscow
At least fourteen Vietnamese people died on Tuesday as a fire swept through a building in the small town of Yegoryevsk, Moscow region.
Number of Ornamented Tiles Found in New Jerusalem
Archeologists working in New Jerusalem near Moscow have found tens of thousands of ornamented tiles (izrazets) that decorated walls of monastery buildings and stoves of the 17th century and even the furnace, where the tiles were baked.
Borodino Field May Change Hands To Remain a Valuable Historic Site
In order to remain a valuable historic site, Borodino may have to be moved to the Moscow Region jurisdiction, the regional Minister of Culture explained.
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.
Citizens of Moscow Region Urge to Rescue Grebnevo Estate
Citizens of the Moscow Region plead the authorities to rescue Grebnevo Estate, the security zone of which, though a monument of architecture, culture and history, is being sold out piece by piece.
Reconstruction of Borodino Battle to be Large-Scale
Nearly 4 thousand people will participate in the historical reconstruction of the famous Borodino Battle.
Wooden Huts and Country Life to Attract Foreign Tourists
Tens of unique eco-villages for both Russian and foreign tourists will be created in the Moscow region starting from the beginning of 2013.
Prepare your Skis for Hot Summer
A very unusual event - sandboarding - will take place on August 4-5, in Kotelniki district, Moscow region. All winter sports lovers are welcomed!
Monument to Patron of Arts Savva Morozov Appears in Moscow Region
A monument to the renowned Russian patron of arts Savva Morozov has been set up near a local library in the Pionerskoe Settlement of Istra District.
Serpukhov Kremlin at Risk of Destruction due to Unprofessional Restoration
Authorities of Moscow Region have taken to court files concerning the damage caused to the Serpukhov Kremlin due to illegal excavations carried out by locals.
New Jerusalem to Become Major Exhibition Venue of Moscow Region
The new building of the museum complex New Jerusalem will turn into the main exhibition centre of the Moscow Region.
Illegal Construction Carried out in Arkhangelskoye Estate
A modern building is planned to be erected at the territory of the Arkhangelskoye memorial estate in Moscow.
New Jerusalem to Receive 500 Visitors Simultaneously
The new building of the Historical-Architectural and Art Museum "New Jerusalem" in Moscow will have the capacity of accommodating 500 visitors at once.
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.
Emergency Minister to Rescue Moscow Region
Russian Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu was appointed by the Parliament as the Moscow Region's next governor.
New Tourist Route Appeared in Moscow Region
The new tourist route in Moscow region is dedicated to Russian history and culture.
Museum of History of Chinese Communist Party to Appear in Moscow Region
The Museum of History of the Communist Party of China will probably appear in the Moscow region. This new landmark will be located in the settlement of Pervomaiskoye of Naro-Fominsk district.
Sale of Land of Arkhangelskoe Museum Estate Recognized Void
Moscow Arbitration Court has nullified the order of the Defense Ministry on public sale of the plot of land included into the protection zone of the Arkhangelskoe Museum Estate.
Archeologists Examined Site of First Permanent Residents of Moscow Area
In the north of the Moscow Region a group of Russian, Spanish, Romanian and French experts have found artifacts, which prove that about 7.5 thousand years ago the land was already settled with hunters and fishers.
Villagers Beat off Another Attempt of Seizure of Lands
Last week another attempt of illegal seizure of land in the water security zone for building it up took place in Pokhlebaiki Village standing on the bank of Istrinsky water storage reservoir in the Moscow Region.
Another Scandal About Crane Reserve Near Moscow
The story of the unique wildlife preserve Crane Homeland in Taldom District of the Moscow Region, which was included in the plan of peatbog rewetting is developing further.
Pensioners Mistake Romantic for Sectarian
Tenants of the house in Dor Village of Shahovsky District of the Moscow Region went to police with a complaint about weird things happening at their entrance.
Malibu in Moscow Region Attracts Tourists
A hotel located on water has started to work in Moscow Region. This rather new for Russia type of accommodation has a noticeable effect on the number of tourists coming to the country.
World Day of Tourism Will Be Celebrated in Mytischi
"Tea party in Mytischi" will take place in Moscow Region on 25 September. The event is dedicated to the World Day of Tourism and includes tea ceremony, sweets and street festivities.
Shopping Centre Destroys Ancient Town of Volokolamsk
Building of a seven-storey retail and entertainment centre has been launched in the central square of the ancient town of Volokolamsk.
Aircraft landed on a traffic road in Moscow Region
A small jet plane has used a traffic road in Moscow region not far from Sergiev Posad as an air strip having landed on it on June, 14.
Safe Beaches for Moscow and Moscow Region Announced
Swimming season has finally begun after a long spring. Now there are 12 places to swim in Moscow Region this summer, officially recognized safe and clean enough for the people. Creating conditions for massive beach relaxation is delegated to local authorities.

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