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Dec/16

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Happy New Year 2017!

Out with the old, in with the new: may you be happy the whole year through!
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2017!

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Kazan Kremlin is the oldest part of Kazan, a complex of architectural, historical and archaeological sites that reveal the long history of the city. It is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

August 30 is the official day of the city of Kazan and Tatarstan Republic. Festive events in honor of this day usually end with colorful fireworks. Photos by: Petr Ushanov.

Kazan Kremlin, fireworks on the City Day, Russia, photo 1

fireworks over the Kazan Kremlin

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Dec/15

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Happy New Year 2016!

May the new year bring you greater heights of success and prosperity. Have a happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2016!

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This year, the center of Moscow was completely transformed to celebrate the Christmas holidays. All together it is called a festival “Journey to Christmas.” Everything looks pretty nice and cozy.

In Red Square, for example, a large fair and skating rink were opened. Here you can taste Russian pancakes, hot Christmas drinks. Let’s walk through the streets of the city and see how Moscow prepared to welcome the new year. Photos by: Dmitriy Chistoprudov for VOSTOK agency.

The center of Moscow decorated for New Year holidays, Russia, photo 1

beautiful Moscow

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Every year, in September, the Grand Cascade of fountains in Peterhof is used as a venue for the Festival of Fountains. In recent years, you can see the show within 2-3 days from Friday to Sunday.

Everyone can attend this show after buying a ticket at the ticket office of the museum-reserve. Also, this service is provided by numerous travel agencies in St. Petersburg.

The Festival of Fountains in Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia, photo 1

colorful show

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May/15

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Fireworks in Moscow on Victory Day

By tradition, the celebration of Victory Day on May 9 in many large cities of Russia ends with fireworks.

The biggest and most colorful fireworks are held in Moscow, the capital city of the country. Let’s look at some photos of one of them. Photos by: Konstantin Abrosimov.

Fireworks on Victory Day in Moscow, Russia, photo 1

colorful photos

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Dec/14

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Happy New Year 2015 !

As new year is round the corner may your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night!

Happy New Year 2015

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Dec/13

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Happy New Year 2014

Despite the recent tragic events (acts of terror in Volgograd), we would like to wish you a Happy New Year 2014.

In the coming year, we wish you a lot of happy days and good luck in all your endeavors.

Happy New Year 2014

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“Alye Parusa” (“Scarlet Sails”) is an All-Russian party of school graduates celebrated in St. Petersburg, usually on Saturday closest to the shortest white night. This year’s celebration was held on the night of June 23-24.

The celebration is carried out in two stages: a big concert with elements of theatrical performance at the Dvortsovaya Square and Vasilievsky Island, and Grand light and pyrotechnic multimedia show on the Neva River. Photos by Petr Ushanov

Alye Parusa pyrotechnic show, St. Petersburg, Russia photo 1

enjoy the beautiful show

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May 1 is a holiday in many countries around the world and is known as Labor and Spring Day in present Russia. In the USSR it was celebrated as International Workers Day.

May 1, 1886, socialist, communist and anarchist organizations in the U.S. and Canada staged a series of rallies and demonstrations. May 4, 1886, six people were killed when the police broke up one of these demonstrations in Chicago.

May 1 - Soviet propaganda poster 1

If you have worked well – you will have good rest

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