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Russia is the biggest country in the world that provides many opportunities when it comes to tourism. You can see and explore different interesting, unique, and amazing places at that location so it is a chance no one should miss. Click here for Russian travel visa.

Russia has a lot to offer. It is enough to start from big metropolises such as Moscow and Saint Petersburg. These two cities are usually visited by millions of tourists on a yearly basis. They are very popular tourist destinations, thanks to different characteristics.

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Park “Krasnodar” (unofficially “Galitsky Park”) is a city park with an area of about 23 hectares located next to the stadium of the football club “Krasnodar”, northeast of the center of Krasnodar, one of the fastest developing cities in Russia.

The park was created with funds from businessman Sergei Galitsky and opened on September 28, 2017. More than 2.5 thousand trees are planted in this park: oak, hornbeam, alder, bonsai, poplar, pine, tulip tree, maple, thuja, decorative plum, and one baobab. Park “Krasnodar” on Google Maps. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

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Sep/21

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Entertainment near St. Petersburg

After a productive working week, you also want to have a productive rest. This article is dedicated to all those who cannot imagine their vacation without the word “active”. Finnish Ninja Sports betting understands not only gambling but also knows how and where to recharge and have a good time offline.

We invite you to familiarize yourself with the fascinating places of the Leningrad Region, where you can spend an informative weekend. We are not talking about the world-famous Peterhof or the Catherine Palace, which of course are recommended for visiting, but less famous, but in spite of this, no less interesting places.

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Photo by: Olga Sadrova.

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Sep/21

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Russians And The Gambling Culture

Despite the prohibition of most casinos in Russia, this nation has a penchant for games of chance. Russians even have a special word to describe the feeling of excitement experienced when placing a bet or playing a game – azart. If you are wondering if they are a gambling nation, we have the answer.

Azart can refer to just about anything. It can be used to describe an argument between friends, a dare, a card game or any other thrilling situation. While Russians cannot play on popular sites like Captain Cooks casino, they have plenty of local options. For example, the most popular card game is called “Durak” (“the fool”).

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Aug/21

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Tula – the view from above

Tula, first mentioned in 1146, is a city in Russia located about 180 km south of Moscow, the administrative center of Tula Oblast. On the territory of this city there are more than 300 objects of cultural heritage: monuments of architecture and urban planning, history, archeology, works of monumental art.

It is widely known for three “crafts” of its residents – the production of weapons, samovars and gingerbread. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

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Aug/21

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How to Spend a Weekend in Sochi

Perhaps best known for hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi has a lot more to it than meets the eye. This city is perfectly geographically located for anyone looking for an activity holiday. It sits right on the edge of the Black Sea, with thick forests inland and the mountains of the Krasnya Polyana ski resort mere miles away.

Swimmers, skiers and hikers will be spoilt for choice when they visit this Russian gem. So, if you’re looking for an idyllic setting where you can sneak in some serious relaxation alongside your exercise, then you’ve come to the right place.

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Moscow is a big place, there’s no doubt. That can make it tricky to narrow down the places to visit in the Russian Federation capital. However, there’s one place that should definitely not miss visiting, Khamovniki District.

As you’ll see below, this is one of the most beautiful, cultural and historical parts of Moscow. There’s a lot to see and do here and in this article we’ll explain the main highlights.

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Nowadays, going abroad for studying is not a problem. Many countries are introducing quarantine restrictions, so taking part in a student exchange program opens an array of benefits.

Adventurous students can get not only a brilliant education but also an eye-opening travel experience. For some students, this is an opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture of another country. Moreover, a chance to improve your skills in a foreign language is an advantage.

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Balovnevo is a village of about 600 people located in the north of Lipetsk Oblast in the central part of European Russia. In this village you can see a unique monument of architecture of federal significance built in the style of classicism with elements of Gothic – the Church of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God (1789-1823).

In November 2015, after two and a half years of restoration, the church reopened its doors to parishioners and tourists. Balovnevo on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

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Aug/21

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Explore Breathtaking Russia During Covid 19

Russia is definitely one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The destination provides many extraordinary and amazing locations and sites so the visitors fully enjoy the stay.

There are big cities such as Moscow and Saint Petersburg with a large number of historically valuable monuments, objects, and areas. You can definitely see and explore many things there so that’s a big reason for the popularity among tourists.

Those cities are among the top travel destinations, not just in Russia but in the entire world. Millions of foreign visitors come to the locations on a yearly basis so that’s indeed a massive number of people.

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