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Russian Tourist Destinations: Solovky Isles, The Gates to the Kingdom of the Dead
The Solovky archipelago is situated in the White Sea near the entry into Onežskiy bay. It consists of 6 big isles and plenty of small ones. Big isles Bolshoy Solovetsky, Anzerskiy, Bolshoy Muksalminskiy and Bolshoy Zajatskiy keep the traces human activity starting with Neolithic culture of 2nd 1st millennium.
Discover Russian North: lakes, huge monasteries and Kolyma stories traces
Russian North is a region on the north-west of Russia, full of forests, lakes, rivers, ancient towns and monasteries keeping dozens of their secrets. This region is one for encounter with Russia and for the tourists visited Moscow or St. Petersburg only. It is situated not far in the East and gives much of specific national color, from old Russian fortresses and monasteries to life of the Russian province in the 19th century, described in the world-known books of Russian classic writers like Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Chekhov.


Shrines of Russian North Displayed in Moscow
The exhibition Russian North will be opened in Moscow from December 22, 2014.
New Russian Drift Station Starts Its Work in Arctic
A new Arctic drift station North Pole-40 was officially opened on Monday after a Russian flag was hoisted over it.
Yamal to Present Life of Reindeer Breeders
A unique one-day excursion was opened in Tazovskaya tundra, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, for tourists to visit reindeer breeders site.
More Russia in the Arctic
Russian authorities announced their intention to pay close attention to Arctic natural resources. All ecological standards will be followed during industrial processes, the government promises.
State and church to develop tourism on Solovki
Solovki Islands, notable for world-known 16th century architectural ensemble of monastery and museum of GULAG need a long-term program for development of tourist infrastructure. Russian government in co-operation with church have worked it out. 10 billions rubles are required for realization of the program.
Russian cruise operators to digest Arctic
Arctic tourism in Russia is now in development stage, although Russia is exactly a country, having unbelievable potential for this branch of tourism, and for others as well. Unfortunately, there are still no or too little means to develop Arctic tourism, popularity of which is increasing year on year.

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