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Regions & Cities:

Dagestan Republic
Republic of Ingushetia
Kabardino-Balkar Republic
Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia
Republic of North Ossetia-Alania
Chechen Republic (Chechnya)
Adygea Republic


Articles:

Adygea Will Have the Exclusive Right to Use the Circassian (Adygei ) Cheese Brand
The Supreme Court of Russia has confirmed the exclusive right of Adygea to use the Circassian (Adygei ) Cheese brand, denying the cassation appeal of other Russian cheesemakers.
--29-01-2018--
Souvenirs Of Karachay-Cherkessia
Shawls, sweaters, figures made of fur, lamb and wolf skins, felt hats for Russian bath, warm fur slippers for home and sleeveless jackets. One can even purchase a rug from the local craftswomen.
--02-07-2015--
Karachay-Cherkessia History
The territory of Karachay-Cherkessia was partly under the control of the Crimean Khanate in XVI-XVIII centuries.
--01-07-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: The Chegemskoe Gorge
The Chegemskoe Gorge is located in the middle part of Kabardino-Balkaria and divides the mountain zone of the republic into two parts, the northern one and the southern one. The Chegem River flows through the gorge. There is a place of stunning beauty here the wall of Su-Auzu Waterfalls (their name means water throat).
--14-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: The Chegemskie Waterfalls
The Chegemskie Waterfalls run out directly from the rocks, for this they are called Crying Waterfalls, because it looks as if the rocks are crying. In the winter the waterfalls freeze and form a huge ice cascade.
--14-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: Cuisine
The cuisine of Kabardino-Balkaria is very diverse, because Kabardians and Balkarians have their own dishes. People of Kabarda living on the plain use more vegetables, wheat flour, potatoes and beans. The main components of the Balkarian cuisine are meat (lamb), byproducts, all milk derivatives - cheese and fermented milk drinks.
--13-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: Koziy Market
Koziy Market in Nalchik works every day, except Monday. They sell everything that can be knitted of wool - shawls, scarves, socks, sweaters...
--13-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: History
Kabarda and Balkaria existed separately before 1922. Kabarda became a part of the Russian Empire in 1557, Balkaria - in 1827, although technically the lands of the Greater Kabarda and Balkaria were given to Russia by the Kucuk Kaynarca treaty as of 1774.
--12-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: Travel Tours
Excursions are usually a part of the tours organized in Kabardino-Balkaria by travel companies in different towns.
--12-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: Overview
Kabardino-Balkaria is a small republic, not only on the All-Russian national scale, but also by the standards of the Greater Caucasus: it makes up only 3% of its territory. However, the size definitely does not matter here, and a single fact would be enough for the tourism advertising of Kabardino-Balkaria: the highest peak in Europe and six of the eight Caucasian mountains over five thousand meters high are located on its territory.
--12-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: The National Park Prielbrusye
The National Park Prielbrusye (The Elbrus Region) is located deep in the Baksanskaya Valley, at the foot of the highest peak of Europe - the two-headed Elbrus.
--09-06-2015--
People Of Kabardino-Balkaria
Nalchik and other cities differ from those of the Central Russia only for the better there are no drunk or homeless people.
--08-06-2015--
Kabardino-Balkaria: Transportation To Elbrus
Any gorge can be accessed from Nalchik by one of the regular buses connecting the city with the alpine villages. They run not so often, but every day and without interruption.
--08-06-2015--
Introduction To Kabardino-Balkaria
Kabardino-Balkaria is an all-weather republic, it is good here at any time of year.
--07-06-2015--
Ski Resorts: Dombay
Dombay ski resort is located on the picturesque Dombayskaya glade on the conjunction of three mountain gorges: Alibek, Amanauz and Dombai-Ulgen. For many years Dombay was considered the most popular and largest ski resort in the USSR. It appeared in the 1960-s and for several decades has remained nearly single and, certainly, the most accessible one. Many people still go there for old times' sake, explaining their choice simply: "It is beautiful, historical and legendary."
--13-01-2015--
Derbent (Dagestan Republic) - The Oldest And The Most Southern Russian City
The oldest and the most southern city in Russia does not look like a museum, although it has enough of museum treasures. Derbent is a live eastern city, and its respectable age didnt dry it, but only added color to the city. The age of the city is counted even not in centuries - the emergence of the settlements in this place, at the Caspian Gate is related to IV millennium BC by the scientists, and the city has existed here since VI century BC.
--05-10-2014--
Dagestan Republic: History Of Derbent
The first settlements appeared on the place of the modern Derbent in the Early Bronze Age - at the end of IV millennium BC. Then this place was called the Caspian Gate. The first record of the existence of the Caspian Gate refers to VI century BC, it can be found in the records of the famous Greek geographer Hecataeus of Miletus. The city known as Cholas from ancient and medieval sources was built on the place of the man site in about II century BC.
--05-10-2014--
Tips For Hiking In Adygea
Rescuers from the Ministry of Emergency Situations call to observe the rules of conduct for the hiking tours to ensure safety. The hiking tour needs to be projected as to avoid problems that may eventually cause injury or damage to hikers.
--20-08-2014--
Active Recreation In Adygea
What type of active recreation should you choose in Adygea? Anyone who wants to spend his or her vacation in an active or maybe extreme manner will find the offers of the most unusual kinds of sports entertainment in Adygea.
--14-08-2014--
Horse riding holidays in Russia
To spend your vacation in the open air on the horseback is an amazing adventure, which can be dangerous or pleasant; it depends on you. It is more comfortable than hike, because you dont need to walk all the time, carrying your things on your back. Riding a horse is healthily, and horsed trip is a good possibility to gain some skills in riding. Moreover, the regions, where this tourist service is provided, are famous with their beautiful nature and various landscapes.
--11-11-2010--
Chechen Switzerland But Will Tourists Go There?
In the Soviet times Chechnya attracted tourists from the entire country, but after the armed conflict with Russia the republic got the reputation of a crisis spot. Despite the current post-war conditions, Chechnya intends to develop its travel infrastructure and to become a Chechen Switzerland.
--15-08-2011--
Skiing in Russias Caucasus
Have you ever thought about coming to Russia for a ski tour? If you have, read this carefully.
--19-11-2010--


News:

The Ski Season Finished In Arkhyz
The ski season 2013-2014 finished in the all-season tourist and recreational complex Arkhyz included into the project of the North Caucasus tourism cluster.
--16-04-2014--
Caucasus Mineralnye Vody will Take On the Unfinished Resorts
The main emphasis in the development of tourism in Caucasus Mineralnye Vody should be placed on maximizing the efficiency of the use of the main local resource - mineral water, which means that the region must develop as a spa resort.
--23-09-2013--
Dombai and Krasnaya Polyana Are the Leaders of Russian Ski Resorts
Dombai and Krasnaya Polyana offer different routes, aimed on various levels of ski training.
--30-04-2013--
Caucasus Minerlanye Vody - the Russian Centre Of Medical Tourism
Caucasus Minerlanye Vody can become a modern centre of medical tourism within the framework of modernization and rebranding planned by the state corporation "The Resorts of the North Caucasus".
--28-02-2013--
Italy to invest 1 billion Euro into Northern Caucasus
Italian company Rizzani de Eccher is to invest 1 billion Euro into commercial and hotel construction in Northern Caucasus.
--23-07-2012--
Snowmobile Tour Offered in Caucasian Reserve
The Western Caucasus aims to attract new tourists. This winter season visitors will be offered a snowmobile eco-tour in the Caucasian State Biosphere Reserve.
--19-12-2011--
Resorts of the North Caucasus Want to Control All Resort Business in Russia
The Russian state company Resorts of the North Caucasus will strike for expanding its authorities. The RNC intends to suggest creating all-Russian resort operator on its base to the government.
--28-11-2011--
French Suprema Associates to Invest $ 1 Billion into Resorts of the North Caucasus
French Suprema Associates to invest $ 1 billion into Resorts of the North Caucasus.
--16-11-2011--
Korea to Become the First Foreign Investor in Resorts of the North Caucasus
Korea Western Power, one of the leaders in the green energy sphere, is to build a system of coil, sun and wind power stations. The Korean company has signed n agreement on investments with the state company Resorts of the North Caucasus. The sum of investments will make up $1 billion.
--02-11-2011--
Women-only Beach Opens in Dagestan
Dagestans capital Makhachkala has opened a Sharia beach with access restricted to women and children only.
--08-09-2011--
France may Invest 15-20 bln Euro into North Caucasus
The amount of French investments into North Caucasus tourism may exceed 15-20 bln Euro.
--30-08-2011--
A Soviet Comedy Remake Is Expected to Attract Tourists to North Caucasus
North Caucasus places high hopes on the role a remake of the best-loved Soviet comedy may play in the region's tourist development. The region's powers are in talks with two Moscow film studios to produce a contemporary version of the famous Abduction in the Caucasus film by Leonid Gaidai.
--24-08-2011--
Dagestan and Ingushetia to Receive 4 Trillion Rubles Towards Development
By 2025 Russia is expected to have spent 4 trillion rubles to foster the social and economic development of North Caucasus regions.
--26-07-2011--
Polish Mountaineers Rescued in Elbrus
Two Polish tourists lost in the mountain Elbrus on July 21 found alive today, said a representative of North Caucasus Center of Ministry of emergency situations.
--22-07-2011--
France to Develop Ski Resorts in North Caucasus
Russian state-owned company Resorts of the North Caucasus and French bank Caisse des Depots et Consignations will create a joint venture to develop tourism in the region.
--27-05-2011--





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