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The simple answer to the legality of online gambling in Russia masks the complexities of its reality. Jacek Michalski explains what’s legal, what’s not, and what happens anyway.

Online gambling was banned in 2006, and this was followed by a further prohibition of all gambling in 2009. There are five designated zones for land-based gambling to continue, but in a world that’s increasingly digital, land-based casinos aren’t what everyone wants.

It’s not all bad news for those looking for online opportunities. Using a casino online ranking reference, like the one below, can point you in the right direction.

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Oct/20

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5 Steps to Applying to a Russian University

So you have decided to apply to one of the Russian universities for international students. However, before you apply, you have to do your research and decide on the stream you would like to opt for. The process of choosing an excellent Russian university is not easy, especially if it involves filling up a professional application form.

But there is no need to stress out. In this Russia study guide, you will get to know everything about applying to a university and the importance of hiring a university personal statement writer. The biggest benefit of doing so is getting a place in the university of your dreams.

Personal statements are not easy to write. There’s always a particular way to go about them, and if you’re applying to a Russian university you don’t know a lot about, a writer can definitely help! This article will give you a complete idea of the perfect way to apply to a Russian University. Every step is really important to follow!

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Russian universities have recently been gaining more and more popularity. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Russia is now one of the six leading countries in terms of global student mobility. This means that many foreign students, choosing their educational trajectory, give preference to Russian universities.

And this is no coincidence: Russian universities have recently been included in the most prestigious world educational rankings. Three Russian universities entered the top 100 of the authoritative Times Higher Education (THE) in physics, four – in the top 500 of the oldest Shanghai ranking. And in the ranking of the QS agency for the universities of the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Russian universities occupied the entire “pedestal”. That is why we decided to help you and compile our own rating of Russian universities for foreign students.

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Oct/20

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7 Reasons to Visit Russia Next Summer

Even now, in the era of internet, interconnectedness, and inclusivity, the word “Russia” is surrounded by so much mystique, so many myths. Well, since Russia has been easing its visa rules, it is quite possible to travel there and see the country for yourself.

These days Russia makes an interesting mix of preservation of its historical legacy vs becoming a modern metropolis. It is a country rich with culture, history, traditions, and art. It is as diverse as it is enormous. You have to be very specific by saying “going to Russia” as it occupies half of the continent and can look completely different on various borders. If you are considering traveling to Russia next summer, here are 7 reasons why you should do it.

Suzdal, Russia

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Oct/20

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The City of the Dead in Dargavs

Dargavs is a small village located in the Republic of North Ossetia – Alania, about 36 km southwest of Vladikavkaz. The area where the village is located has been inhabited since the Bronze Age. A large number of archaeological sites have been discovered here.

The village is very rich in various architectural monuments. The main one is the so-called “City of the Dead” – an old necropolis consisting of 97 stone memorials, which from afar resemble a small mountain village. It is the largest surviving burial of this type in Russia. Dargavs on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexey Zhirukhin.

The City of the Dead in Dargavs, North Ossetia, Russia, photo 1

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