April 24, 2012
In this latest installment of the Russian Dozen, RIR explores six monuments from the time when Russia was inhabited by early primitive peoples, and six ancient Christian monuments created by the ancestors of the Russians
March 16, 2012
Russian inventors have contributed generously to the development of global scientific thought. Many of their inventions have literally transformed the world, enabling us to enjoy such blessings of civilisation
August 2, 2011
Throughout the week I have been badgering people with one single question: “Which famous Indian persons do you know about, and what are they famous for?”
April 26, 2011
Want to explore Russia's forests? Watch out for these animals!
April 12, 2011
On the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight, we celebrate Soviet and Russian contributions to understanding the cosmos.
March 8, 2011
Russia's most attractive men and women
March 5, 2011
Think you've seen all there is to see in Russia? Think again
December 27, 2010
The Moscow Kremlin is easily recognized around the world as a symbol of Russia and the seat of its president. But few people outside Russia have heard about the other Russian fortresses that are also known as kremlins. The word “kremlin” in Russian m
December 26, 2010
In addition to the long New Year’s holiday, Russia boasts a number of other miracles, both natural and man-made.
October 28, 2010
It's always easy to tell foreigners in Russia by the way they dress. Get tips on how to dress like a Russian from our experts.
September 30, 2010
Get to know whether there are fruits in Russia.
September 8, 2010
Russians are very aware of various omens lurking in everyday life, although some of these may come as a surprise to foreigners.