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08.01.2010 - European Civilization Originated in Russia, Archeologists Prove

A group of scientists from Russia and Germany has arrived at the conclusion, based on many years of research, that it was the territory of the present Russia, where the Europeans first appeared....

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08.01.2010 - Shooting of Bekmambetovs New Movie Launched in Kamchatka

First fragments of Timur Bekmambetovs new movie under the tentative title New Year Marches across the Country have been shot in Kamchatka....

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08.01.2010 - Hundred of Ice Space Rockets, Satellites and Spacemen Displayed in Moscow

The Ice and Light Sculpture Festival Vyugovei 2010 has been opened in the Memorial Cosmonautics Museum by the All-Russian Exhibition Centre (VVTs)....

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08.01.2010 - Unique Museum House of Icon Opened in Moscow

The House of Icon that was opened in the centre of Moscow in autumn 2009 has already gained popularity with Muscovites and guests of the city....

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08.01.2010 - Oil Pipeline From Siberia to the Pacific Ocean launched

On Monday the ceremony of start-up of Eastern Siberia- the Pacific Ocean oil pipeline (ESPO) took place, as the first loading of an oil tanker at the new oil export terminal started....

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08.01.2010 - Relaxation of visa requirements for Russian tourists in 2010

Relaxation of visa requirements is supposed to be introduced for the tourists from Russia in some countries in 2010, the number of the countries practicing visa-free regime for the Russians will also increase....

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05.01.2010 - Three Russians captured by Somali pirates

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has confirmed the information about hijacking a vessel with Russian sailors on board....

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04.01.2010 - Scientific Satellite: Resurrection

Scientists of Russia are excited to learn that the only Russian scientific satellite came back with its signals. This is the first time scientists received information collected by the Koronas-Photon, since it has stopped broadcasting almost a mont...

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04.01.2010 - Russian Inventor Trained Computer to Recognize Peoples Faces

The Russian scientist Aleksandr Syomochkin from Blagoveshchensk Teachers Training University has created a program that enables computer to discern people and convey messages to them....

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04.01.2010 - Ice Burgh Appeared at Poklonnaya Gora

Amusement ice burgh has been built in Moscow for the New Years celebrations. The icy towers and castles and sculptures cover the area of about 1 hectare at Poklonnaya Gora near Kutuzovski Prospekt....

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04.01.2010 - Porcelain Exhibition Marks Centenary of Russian Seasons

The exhibition The Echo of Russian Seasons dedicated to tours of Sergey Diaghilevs ballet company and Russian art exhibitions in Paris has been recently opened in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg....

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04.01.2010 - Million Rubles for Fakes of Mihail Chemiakins Paintings

A collector from Oryol city had long dreamt of purchasing Chemiakins works. Finally he managed to find two paintings from the series Carnivals of Saint Petersburg....

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04.01.2010 - James Cameron has Stolen Avatar, Boris Strugatsky Claims

The Russian sci-fi writer Boris Strugatsky accuses the Hollywood film director James Cameron of having stolen some of his ideas....

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31.12.2009 - Nuclear safety taught in Russia

Students from Russia and Ukraine currently participate in UN initiative learning how to protect population and environment from negative consequences of radiation and making nuclear power plants safer....

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31.12.2009 - Two flights redirected from Moscow to the reserve airports

Two flights were redirected to Nizhniy Novgorod because of the snow showers in Moscow....

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30.12.2009 - New Technique for Metastases Elimination

Collaboration of Russian scientists from Saratov and Moscow with Arkansas University resulted in a new technique, which allows reducing the possibility of metastases formation....

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30.12.2009 - Largest car making plant launched in the Far East

On Tuesday the largest in the region car making facility was put in operation in the Russian Far East. The new facility, owned by Russian car maker Sollers, will produce SsangYong 4x4, the renewed model of UAZ and Japanese trucks and vehicles based o...

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30.12.2009 - China is set to invest $300 million in Rusal

China Investment Corporation is considering purchase of a stake priced at $300 million in UC Rusal during the upcoming listing of the company on Hong Kong Stock Exchange, reports Ria Novosti....

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30.12.2009 - Terminal D of Sheremetyevo airport: D for defect

The Russian bloggers have rendered verdict towards functioning of the new terminal of Moscow airport of Sheremetyevo, Terminal D. The passengers are really disappointed....

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29.12.2009 - The Other Side of Genetics

The exhibition, recently opened in the Archive of Russian Academy of Sciences, shows unique documents, revealing unknown pages of history of Soviet genetics....

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29.12.2009 - New Technology for 3-D Artists Created

Russian software development from iPi Soft company created first desktop system for motion capture....

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29.12.2009 - Some troubles with air services Russia-Georgia

Some troubles with charter flights Russia Georgia...

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28.12.2009 - December 5 at the Red Square were opened winter GUM rink

From the first calendar day of the winter ice ring home country, an area of more than 3 000 square meters, will again become a favorite place of entertainment Moscovites....

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28.12.2009 - Unique Accumulators to Be Produced

Novosibirsk plant of chemical concentrates will produce power lithium-ion accumulator batteries for ecologically friendly cars....

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28.12.2009 - The Scorpions to Bring New Album to Moscow

Legends of the German hard rock - the Scorpions - are going to introduce their new album Sting In The Tail in Moscow....

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28.12.2009 - Black Lightning Goes on Screen

The last day of this year will see the new Russian blockbuster Black Lightning produced by Timur Bekmambetov go on screen in Russia....

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28.12.2009 - Petersburg Wants Money from Tourists

A small tax for tourist stay in Saint Petersburg is planned to be established in the city; the assets will be used mainly for protection of the historical centre and restoration of architecture monuments of Saint Petersburg....

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28.12.2009 - Mstislav Zapashny Removed from his Position as Head of Russian State Circus

On December 25, 2009 Mstislav Zapashny was removed from his position as the head of the Russian State Circus due to financial violations....

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25.12.2009 - Helicopter Carrying Ship to Appear in Russia

Russian enterprises are ready to produce helicopter carrying ships of French Mistral type....

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25.12.2009 - Russian Stealth to Appear in 2030

Russian scientists are working on a new advanced long-range aircraft family, which will replace Tu-160, Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3....

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25.12.2009 - Enamels of the World 1700-2000 on Display in Moscow

The State Hermitage Museum has opened the exhibition Enamels of the World 1700-2000....

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25.12.2009 - EdF may let Gazprom enter the French market

EdF, a European energy and electricity supplying company, is ready to let the Russian gas monopolist in the French market in exchange for a share in the South Stream gas pipeline project....

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25.12.2009 - One more direct air service between China and Asian Russia

Air carrier of Yakutia begins charter flights to Manchuria (on the north-east of contemporary China)....

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24.12.2009 - Exhibition "English Poster end of XIX - early XX century"

Exhibition "English Poster end of XIX - early XX century " opened in Moscow...

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24.12.2009 - Artificial Heart to Be Created

Scientists from three research institutions of Ural Region are involved in the joint project with German colleagues, aimed at creating artificial heart....

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24.12.2009 - Interactive Exhibition of Unusual Pictures Open in Moscow

The Tretyakov Gallery at Krymsky Val opens the exhibition Mirrors in Russian Art of the 18th - 20th Centuries....

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24.12.2009 - Missing tourists from Norway found in Yakutia

The call with a request to render help in searching of 3 Norway citizens was received by hot line of the Chief Directorate of the MES of Russia for Sakha Republic (Yakutia) on the December, 22 about 17. 30 (local time)....

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23.12.2009 - Unique Bronze Treasure Unearthed

Archeologists unearthed ancient decoration items, made of bronze, in the Kaliningrad Region....

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23.12.2009 - How to Make a Car Spend Less Fuel?

Russian engineers suggest a technique for making electric current from car emissions....

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23.12.2009 - Critics Named the Best Russian Film of the Passing Year

From the point of view of Russian critics, the best Russian film of the year 2009 is Vasili Sigarev's drama Wolfy (Volchok)....

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23.12.2009 - Folk Songs by Natives of Kama Region Collected into Golden Fund

A sound-recording studio has visited 54 villages of the region already and collected more than a hundred unique Udmurt, Mari, Komy-Permyak, and Bashkir folk songs....

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23.12.2009 - Air services between Russian and Georgia to be renewed before New Year

Georgian air carrier of Air Zena is ready to renew charter voyages to Russia at December, 26. Moreover, the air carrier can begin regular flights in January....

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22.12.2009 - First Russian Molten-Core Catcher Being Assembled

Engineers have started assembling of a unique facility the molten-core catcher at Leningrad nuclear power plant. The facility will prevent radioactive substances from getting to the environment....

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22.12.2009 - Scandal Unfolds about Mosque Put Up for Auction in Russia

For the first time in the history of Russia a mosque was brought under the hammer....

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21.12.2009 - Genome of a Russian Man Sequenced

Russian scientists successfully sequenced a human genome, and it took them as little as six months. This is eighth full sequenced human genome in the world....

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21.12.2009 - Exhibition Distribution of Homeless Pets on December 20 in Petersburg

50 dogs and 100 cats dream of meeting the New Year in their new families. The action Take me Home! for adoption of cats and dogs from animal shelters will be held in Loft-Project ETAZHI on December 20....

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21.12.2009 - Stand of USA and European Union to Destruction of Monuments to Fighters against Fascism Shocks Russia

The USA and all the EU countries did not support the resolution for protection of monuments to fighters against Nazism from destruction. Their stand is shocking to Russia....

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18.12.2009 - Young Scientists Help Mercedes

Young Russian inventors received awards from Mercedes corporation for their contribution to automobile manufacturing....

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18.12.2009 - New Version of Mathematical Software Developed

Russian software developers added new useful tools to mathematical software Nigma....

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18.12.2009 - Exhibition of Vasily Yegorov Open in Moscow

All the world and Soviet political elite has been represented in informal pictures at The Lumiere Brothers Photogallery....

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18.12.2009 - First tour of high-speed Sapasan train

The high-speed Sapsan train which was being tested during 7 months by the Russian and German specialists makes its first routine tour today....

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17.12.2009 - Mathematical Physics Fights Traffic Jams

Russian physicists received promising results in a field of mathematical physics, known as logarithmic conformal field theory. These results allow building accurate models of forest fires, avalanching and traffic jams....

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17.12.2009 - Sergei Rachmaninoff Museum to Appear in Moscow

In spring 2010 a museum of the outstanding Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff will be opened in Moscow....

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16.12.2009 - Monitor Your Stress

Young Russian scientist suggests a device for predicting health crises and monitoring psychoemotional situation....

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16.12.2009 - What About Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

Russian authorities arrived to the UN conference on climate change, which currently takes place in Copenhagen and is aimed at preparing new regulations of greenhouse gas emissions to replace Kyoto protocol, expiring in 2012....

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16.12.2009 - Polar Explorers Approached Antarctica

The leading vessel of the Russian polar fleet Akademik Fedorov brought participants of 55th Russian Antarctic Expedition very close to the southern continent and is expected to reach shore ice of Progress coastal station today....

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16.12.2009 - Bulat Okudzhava Museum Might be Closed

The Museum of Bulat Okudzhava in Peredelkino might be closed due to lack of financing....

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16.12.2009 - Sales of U2 Concert Tickets Break Records in Moscow

Almost 9 thousands of tickets to the concert of U2 in Moscow were bought in the very first three days of open sale, which greatly surpasses ticket sales to similar events in Russia....

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15.12.2009 - Butterflies at the ISS

Crew of the International space station performed a successful experiment on growing butterflies under zero gravitation. Butterflies were born at the station....

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15.12.2009 - Scientists of Russia, India and China to Cooperate

Participants of 9th science conference Russia-India-China decided to create joint expert groups for solving burning international problems....

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15.12.2009 - "Underworld" Opens in St.Petersburg

Last week a new innovative scientific exhibition called Podzemnoe tzarstvo (Underworld) opened in St. Petersburgs Dokuchaev Central Museum of Soil Science....

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15.12.2009 - Whitney Houston Dedicated her Song to Tragedy in Perm

At her concert in Moscow the American singer Whitney Houston dedicated one of the songs from her new album Look To You to the people perished in the fire in the Khromaya Loshad club in Perm....

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15.12.2009 - The Gulag Archipelago for children to be published in Russia

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyns widow Natalia Solzhenitsyna has prepared an adapted version of The Gulag Archipelago designed for children and to be included in the school curriculum....

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15.12.2009 - Moscow Sets World Record in Hanukkah Celebrations

About thousand four hundred candles on seven-branched menorahs were lit in Moscow yesterday night....

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15.12.2009 - Works by Natella Toidze Displayed in Tretyakovka

The Tretyakov Gallery opens an exhibition of Moscow artist Natella Toidze....

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15.12.2009 - Sberbank to change corporate colour

Russia's Savings Bank, also known as Sberbank, is ready to undergo a large-scale rebranding including change of its corporate colour and logo, reports the Kommersant newspaper....

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15.12.2009 - Discount air carrier of Ryanair in close proximity to Russian frontier

The Irish low-cost air company of Ryanair announced opening of a new air service to Dusseldorf from the Finnish border town of Lappeenranta. They will begin with two flights a week. Lappeenranta is situated in 25 km from the Russian border and in 210...

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15.12.2009 - Airbuses A320 to land in Siberia

Airbus A320 will fly from Paris to Tokio via Siberia. This trans-Siberian flight became possible after France received agreement in principle for cross-country flights from the Russian appropriate authorities. Now its time to form an infrastructure ...

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11.12.2009 - Eminent Russian Physicist Awarded

Vladimir Gavrin, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, received Skobeltsyn gold medal for outstanding contribution into solar neutrino studies and discovery of neutrino oscillations....

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11.12.2009 - High-speed train service St. Petersburg Helsinki appears next year

High-speed trains Pendolino begin running between St. Petersburg and Helsinki, Finland in the autumn, 2010. 450-km distance between the cities will be covered in 3 hours. It means, that the train journey Moscow Helsinki would take you less than 7 h...

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11.12.2009 - Unique Archeological Findings of Oldowan Culture Unearthed

Russian Archeological Expedition unearthed unique stone age sites at Socotra Island, Yemen, located 200 kilometres eastwards from Africa....

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11.12.2009 - Monument to Poet Rasul Gamzatov and Singer Muslim Magomayev to Appear in Moscow

Monuments to poet Rasul Gamzatov and singer Muslim Magomayev will be set up in the capital of Russia....

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11.12.2009 - Renault set to start production of Duster in Moscow

Renault is going to use its Moscow facilities located at Avtoframos plant to produce Duster 4x4 in addition to Logan and Sandero models, which are already being assembled....

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11.12.2009 - Moscow hotels may slash down prices to 6-year low

The first quarter of 2010 may become the least profitable for the Moscow hotels, say experts. The price on a cheapest room in a good hotel is likely to halve and is not expected to exceed 3000 rubles the six-year low....

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10.12.2009 - License for Space Activities Goes to Russian Engineers

Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute now has RosCosmos license for space activities, which allows the Institute to create and produce space hardware, materials and technologies, to perform experimental and design works, including space shuttle constru...

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10.12.2009 - Chambers to Help Injured People

Russian engineers recently presented special chambers for helping people, who suffered in various incidents and military operations....

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10.12.2009 - New Year's vacations will cost Russia 700 billion rubles

The Russians are going to enjoy New Year's holidays for ten days a good chance for many to celebrate them abroad or visit all friends. However, the Russian economy will surely sustain huge losses, about 700 billion rubles, over the holidays....

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10.12.2009 - Donavia resumes service Rostov-on-Don Tel-Aviv

Donavia air carrier (formerly it was called Aeroflot Don) resumes the regular flights Rostov-on-Don Tel-Aviv and return. According to their message, the first flight of the resumed service takes place on the December, 27...

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09.12.2009 - Russian Technologies Awarded in Seoul

Russia had a great success at 5th Seoul Invention Salon, which was recently held in the capital of South Korea....

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09.12.2009 - Tobacco Fights Cancer

Russian scientists from Moscow State University can make tobacco plants produce anti-tumor antibodies....

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09.12.2009 - Art Historian Moves Terrorist to Tears

The 36-year old Vladimir Timoshenko accused of intending an act of terror in the Novgorod Kremlin broke into tears after hearing about the historical value and significance of that culture monument from an art historian....

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09.12.2009 - Wonder Child Violinist to be Recorded in the Guinness Book

The administration of Omsk Philharmonic Society offered the 5 year-old wonder child Arkady Vasilenko to perform in a concert jointly with philharmonic musicians....

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08.12.2009 - A Time of Women recognazined Best Russian-Language Novel of Year

This year the prestigious national literary prize Russian Booker goes to the novel about Leningrad and its dwellers, as described by its author Elena Chizhova from Saint Petersburg....

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07.12.2009 - Another Library on the Internet

Users of Gorky Science Library of St. Petersburg State University can now use Google Scholar for checking availability of electronic or printed versions of a document....

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07.12.2009 - Sensors for Terrorist Attack on Railways Developed

Russian scientists have developed sensors, which allow prevention of terrorist attacks on railways using GLONASS system....

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07.12.2009 - Moscow Museums to Work till Late Evening

The Moscow Culture Department has decided to prolong the open hours in the capital museums, the official website of the organization informs....

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07.12.2009 - Two fuel vehicles collapsed on the Trans-Siberian Railroad

Russian Railways announce that the incident happened on the Trans-Siberian Railway on the December, 2, at 3. 30 a.m. (MSK) doesnt pose ecological threat. A gas-tank track collapsed with a railroad engine of the freight train, which was transporting ...

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04.12.2009 - Restored Museum of Leo Tolstoy Opens in Chechnya

December 6 will see the reopening of Leo Tolstoy Museum in the Starogladovskaya Stanitsa of Shelkovsky Region, Chechnya Republic, in a new building after many years of neglect....

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04.12.2009 - Rammstein to Give Two Concerts in Moscow Instead of One

The Rammstein band have decided to give two concerts in Moscow, because all the tickets for the planned show on February 28 were sold out within the first month of sale. Both the concerts will take place in Olympiisky Arena....

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04.12.2009 - Online service for discount air companies' tickets appeared in Russia

First Russian online service for buying tickets of all discount air carriers began functioning, reports Petr Kutis, the head of a project Anywayanyday. The project has consolidated more than 50 discount air carriers from all over the world for the Ru...

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04.12.2009 - Earthquake on the Baikal Lake

An earthquake measuring 4, 8 on Richter scale happened on Baikal Lake. Everything turned out well without victims and shambles; reports press relation service of Russian Emergency Ministrys department of the Irkutsk Region....

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03.12.2009 - HAVE A SWEET CHRISTMAS

It just would not be the holidays without all sorts of Christmas sweets. Some traditional Christmas delights will be available at Lightbar in the lobby of the Swissotel Krasnye Holmy as of December 11....

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03.12.2009 - FONDUE FESTIVAL

Fondue is a perfect dish for socializing. At the beginning of December Café Swiss is hosting Fondue Festival with various kinds of fondues in the menu....

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03.12.2009 - Omsk Teacher Shares Knowledge

The teacher of Omsk State University of Communication Routes Sergey Vlasenko became the editor of the branch textbook Railway Signalling & Interlocking. International Compendium....

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03.12.2009 - Russian Scientist Receives UNESCO Prize

Rector of Moscow Institute of Open Education mathematician Alexey Semenov received the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize 2009 for applying information and communication technologies to education....

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03.12.2009 - Monument to Womans Breasts to Appear in Petersburg

The unusual idea occurred to workers of one of the companies that are into virus marketing. They could not but notice that when womans breasts appear in promos the interest of internet users considerably grows....

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03.12.2009 - NON/FICTION Book Fair Starts in Moscow

The 11th International Book Fair of Intellectual Literature NON/FICTION has kicked off in Moscow....

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03.12.2009 - Volkswagen cars dedicated to Sochi Olympics may appear in Russia

Volkswagen is considering the idea of a limited edition of cars dedicated to the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi, reports the Vedomosti newspaper. Still, the company has not announced its decision yet, so the list of the models which may get the Olympi...

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03.12.2009 - Alitalia begins flying to Moscow

A new direct everyday flight Moscow Turin opens on the December, 19th. It will be carried out a year around under a program of development of the air company. The flight will land in the Moscow airport of Sheremetyevo-2....

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02.12.2009 - Russia to Invest 250 Million Euro in Free-Electron Laser

Today Russia and several other countries signed a document on construction and exploitation of European XFEL X-ray free-electron laser....

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