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Thinking about acquiring education in Russia? Though this country has never been a very popular destination for international students, times change. Today, studying in this country is an opportunity to get high-quality education for free or at a very affordable price.

But, what should one be prepared for when applying? There are a number of factors that make the Russian higher education system different from the US or European ones, and we’re here to tell you more!

Moscow State University, Russia


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The Chara Sands is a sandy massif located in the north of Zabaykalsky Krai, a geological natural monument of federal significance. It is surrounded by larch taiga and swamps and stretches from southwest to northeast for 9 km.

Sands form ridges, dunes and chains of dunes. The length of several dunes is 150-170 m, the height – up to 80 m. The Chara Sands are outwardly similar to the deserts of Central Asia. The Chara Sands on Google Maps. Photos by: Slava Stepanov.

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For gambling enthusiasts, Russia is probably not the best place to relocate to. Gambling in Russia is heavily restricted under the law. There are, however, some regions where gambling takes place legally, and certain forms of gambling are permitted. In this post, we explore everything you need to know about gambling and online gambling in Russia.

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In 2018, the words Russia and football became inseparable. The whole world looked on as Russia hosted the biggest sporting tournament of the year, and it was a spectacle that did not disappoint. The performance of the home team, rank outsiders who nevertheless made it all the way to the quarter finals, showed that there is plenty of footballing talent, as well as enthusiasm, within Russia.

But that is no newsflash to students of the game. Russia might not have brought us as many big-name stars as the UK, Brazil or France, but there are some players whose talents have made them a magnet for the biggest teams in Europe. Let’s meet a few of them.

Football stadium in Russia
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BioFoodLab is Flourishing in Russia

Russians who want to try and build up their immune systems are now turning to healthy food, which means that the sales have soared. Russians have been trying to eat much healthier to try and build their immune system as it is a way for them to protect themselves during the current pandemic.

Elena Shifrina, who is a former model and now CEO of a health food organization, has done her part to try and explain the surge in sales. She is the owner of BioFoodLab, and she has said that three years ago, the company was just getting started. Within just two years, the Forbes Magazine, Russian Edition named the company as being one of the most profitable start-ups of that year. The company has a leading brand called Bite, and they have certainly come a very long way since their early days.

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The ancient citadel of Naryn-Kala in Derbent

Derbent is a city located on the shores of the Caspian Sea in the Republic of Dagestan in southern Russia. It is located in the most strategically vulnerable place of the Caspian Gates, where the Greater Caucasus Mountains come closest to the sea, leaving only a narrow 3-km strip of plain.

The Derbent fortress was part of a large defensive system constructed to protect the peoples of Transcaucasia and Western Asia from the invasions of nomads from the north. The system included the walls, the citadel of Naryn-Kala, sea walls, and the Dag Bara Mountain Wall. Naryn-Kala Citadel on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

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one of the oldest fortresses in Russia

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The USA vs. Russia Education Compared

The US and Russia have fairly old systems of education. They have several similarities and also main differences. In both nations, the governments are committed to a learned population that can continually thrust the nations forward economically, socially, and politically.

Formal education, especially higher education, contributes significantly to the high level of technological advancements observed in the two largest nations in terms of landmass. The similarities and differences in their education systems can be summarized as follows.

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4 Things To Know Before Visiting Russia

Russia is full of surprises and adventures, as you can enjoy yourself in the Russian province or visit the remarkable monuments in the Russian capital Moscow. Traveling to Russia for the first time may seem like a crazy adventure for tourists, but there are many things you need to keep in mind before visiting this beautiful country.

The country is not scary at all if you keep in mind these important things. This way you are going to enjoy your trip and come back with memories. Read below to know more.

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The Republic of Ingushetia is located on the northern slopes of the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Range (in its central part) and on the adjoining small ranges of Tersky, Sunzhensky and Skalisty.

The length of this region from north to south is 144 km, from west to east – 72 km. In the northern districts the relief is steppe, in the south – it is mountainous consisting of ridges separated by valleys and gorges. Photos by: Alexandr Lipilin.

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The Svyato-Vvedensky Island Convent is located on an island in the middle of Lake Vvedenskoye, about 4 km from the town of Pokrov in Vladimir Oblast.

It was founded by the monks Sergius and Timothy at the very end of the 17th century. They retired to an island in the middle of the lake and built a wooden chapel and a wooden cell there. Their seclusion, according to legend, did not last long. Soon other people wishing to join them began to come here. Svyato-Vvedensky Island Convent on Google Maps. Photos by: Vadim Razumov.

Winter in Svyato-Vvedensky Island Convent near Pokrov, Vladimir Oblast, Russia, photo 1

picturesque island convent

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