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02.12.2009 - Russian Version of Google Books Launched

Internet major Google recently launched Russian version of its well-known project Google Books. This service will provide access to the books by first-rate Russian publishers....

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02.12.2009 - First Channel to Colour Old Cinderella

The legendary Russian childrens movie Cinderella of 1947 will be also coloured by the First TV Channel....

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02.12.2009 - Worker and Kolkhoz Woman are Back

The famous sculpture Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, which had been under restoration for the last six years, has been finally set up on its original place....

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02.12.2009 - First Russian Hip-Hop Opera to be Shown in Petersburg

Premiere of the first Russian Hip-hopera Cops on fire will take place in Petersburg. The staging will be shown in the framework of the Electro-Mechanica Festival on December 4....

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02.12.2009 - UTair opens flight Kaliningrad St. Petersburg - Murmansk

Russian air carrier UTair Aviation has begun a new service Kaliningrad St. Petersburg Murmansk and back under current autumn-winter navigation. The flight takes place every day. This new flight is served with the aircrafts Tu-134 of the economy a...

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02.12.2009 - Transfer of international flights to the new terminal in Sheremetyevo delayed

Transfer of the international flights to the new terminal in the Moscow airport of Sheremetyevo, Sheremetyevo-3 (it is also called Terminal D). Transfer of the most flights is delayed for one month in comparison with the original plan....

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01.12.2009 - Unique Artificial Eye Lens Developed

Scientists from Siberia have performed successful tests of their new development artificial eye lens or bifocal intraocular lens....

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01.12.2009 - Population Census to Take Place in 2010

All-Russian population census is scheduled for October 2010, according to the initiative of the Federal Service of State Statistics....

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01.12.2009 - Most Russians Support Creationism

Russian sociologists have collected a huge pool of data on what theory Darwinism or creationism Russian population supports, and what dogmas of both theories are acceptable to them....

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01.12.2009 - 19th Century Architecture Monument Brought Down in Sochi

A monument of architecture, the country house of Vasili Khludov, the founder of the Sochi Riviera Park, has been demolished as non-restorable....

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01.12.2009 - Sensational Finds Made in New Jerusalem Monastery

The archeological finds discovered at the area of New Jerusalem Monastery, the Moscow Region, include artifacts dating to the first millennium BC....

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01.12.2009 - 2012 Smashes Record in Russia

The movie 2012 by Roland Emmerich has smashed box-office record among foreign feature films in Russia....

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01.12.2009 - Nokia opened online music shop in Russia

Recently Nokia has launched the Russian version of its Ovi Music shop. Along with opening the shop the company announced start of Comes with Music program, which lets downloading music files free of charge for Nokia device users for a year. The progr...

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01.12.2009 - Great Britain plans to buy Russian gas via Nord Stream

Great Britain is set to receive first Russian gas transported by Nord Stream pipeline in 2012 the country has already applied for piping 4 billion cubic metres of gas per year, reports Ria Novosti with a reference to Matthias Warig, the managing di...

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27.11.2009 - Electronic Card Instead of a Passport

Russians can soon obtain electronic cards as additional identification documents, the government announces....

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27.11.2009 - Exhibition of Famous Watercolor Artists Opens in Moscow

From November 26 to January 24, 2010 the exhibition halls of Andriaka Watercolor School will be displaying the exposition Watercolor and Graphic Art from Collection of A.G. Yegorov. Russian and West-European Atists of the 16th - mid 20th cc....

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27.11.2009 - Palace of Balhae Era Unearthed by Archeologists

A joint expedition of Russian and Korean archeologists studying a site of Balhae Era resulted in finding evidences that prove existence of a big administrative centre in the Primorye Territory in the 9th - 11th centuries....

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27.11.2009 - Free Wi-Fi awaited in Moscow railroad stations in December

Free Wi-Fi will finally appear in the Moscow railroad stations on the December, 7, reports the press relation service of Russian Railways. The signal coverage will include all the objects which are situated in such central railway stations of Moscow,...

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26.11.2009 - Russian Schoolchildren to Have Health Passports

Russian Ministry of Education developed a project called Schoolchilds health passport, which will contain information about childs health and physiology, as well as about his family, academic progress and personal achievements....

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26.11.2009 - Kosta Khetagurov Monument Unveiled in Petersburg

It has been set up in the public garden of the Academy of Arts the Repin State Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. The unveiling of the monument crowns a chain of festive events marking the 150th anniversary since the artists birthd...

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26.11.2009 - Capsule hotel appears in Sheremetyevo airport

Capsule hotel Vozdushny Express opened in the new railway terminal complex of Aeroexpress if the airport Sheremetyevo. The hotel is situated on the 5th floor of Aeroexpress in close vicinity to the airport terminals Sheremetyevo-2, D and E....

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26.11.2009 - New service Ulan-Ude Moscow opens in December

Regular flight Ulan-Ude Moscow of the air carrier Yakutia opens on the December, 10. The flights will be carried out twice a week on the Boeings 737 500. The air company of Transaero will begin the same service since December, 3. Transaero carr...

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25.11.2009 - Amphibian Vehicle Developed in Russia

Russian engineers have developed a new amphibian car Fortis, able to climb steep slopes and ride snow and water. The vehicle is not a snowmobile, since it can slide from snow to water without sinking in a hole in the ice....

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25.11.2009 - Leo Tolstoy Biopic to Mark Centenary of His Death

A documentary film about the life of Leo Tolstoy will go on general release in Russia next year, marking the 100th anniversary since the writers death....

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25.11.2009 - 65th Anniversary of First War New Year Party to be Celebrated in Moscow

It is decided to mark the 65th anniversary of the first war New Year party, which took place on December 29, 1944. The first performance of the historic project will be given on the same day in the Central Museum of the Great Patrioti...

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25.11.2009 - Daimler and Kamaz set up two JVs in Russia

Russian leading truck manufacturer Kamaz and German Daimler AG signed an agreement on creation of two joint ventures in the town of Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia. One of the joint ventures named Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok with the office in Moscow will...

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24.11.2009 - Russia heads UNESCO Executive Board for the first time

Today the members of UNESCO's executive board elected Eleonora Mitrofanova, a permanent delegate from the Russian Federation, the chairman. This is the first a Russian ambassador become heads the Executive board of UNESCO....

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24.11.2009 - No Hurry on Grennhouse Gas Emission Limits

Russian geographers claim that attempts of the European Union to make Russia cut its greenhouse gas emissions are a bit overdone....

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24.11.2009 - 1000 Years of Russian Pilgrimage in Moscow

The History Museum, Moscow, will hold an exhibition dedicated to the thousand-year old history of Russian pilgrimage....

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24.11.2009 - Best Craftsmen to Get Together in Moscow

From 9 to 13 December the central exhibition hall Expocenter will be holding the 8th exhibition fair of folk arts and crafts of Russia Ladia-2009....

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24.11.2009 - The NordStar ties the Russian capitals with the high north in 2010

The air carrier NordStar receives two Boeings in the year 2010 and is planning to open new flights in this connection....

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24.11.2009 - Ticket sales for Sapsan high-speed trains opened

The Russian Railways has opened ticket sales for the high-speed trains Sapsan (produced by Siemens), which will begin running between St. Petersburg and Moscow on the Friday, December, 18. The tickets are available in the offices of the Russian Railw...

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24.11.2009 - Air carrier of Yamal: direct flights Siberia-Germany

The air company of Yamal, carrying out domestic flights since 1998, begins non-stop international flights from the airport of Omsk (Omsk Region) in December, 2009. The air carrier is engaged in the services connecting Omsk with other provincial of Ru...

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23.11.2009 - Unique Archeological Findings in the Moscow Region

Unique findings were made in the Novo-Yierusalimskiy monastery, located in the Moscow Region scientists unearthed remains of human settlements, which told them about 3 000 years of human history in this place....

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23.11.2009 - Exhibition of Artist Hayo Sol to be Held in Moscow

From 9th to 15th December the modern art gallery OntoArte in Moscow will be hosting an exposition of the contemporary Dutch artist Hayo Sol....

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23.11.2009 - Exhibition of Works by Vera Mukhina in Russian Museum

The Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg opens Vera Mukhina exhibition, with her sculptures, graphic works, and decorative and applied arts....

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23.11.2009 - The Russian icebreaker Capitan Khlebnikov looking forward another tourist group

The icebreaker Capitan Khlebnikov, which stuck in the ices making a cruise around the shores of Antarctica, is in the open water now. The icebreaker will make one more journey to the shores of the sixth continent, and this tourist group will be from ...

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20.11.2009 - Second Largest Russian Platiniferous Province Discovered

Two Russian geologists recently received a 50-thousand roubles award for discovery and studies of platinum and palladium deposits of the Kola Peninsula....

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20.11.2009 - Artificial Blood Made of Corn

Russian scientists from Kabardino-Balkaria have created new variety of waxy corn, which contains 100% of amylopectin starch, thus differing from ordinary corn with only 20-30% of amylopectin starch....

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20.11.2009 - Exhibition of Lado Gudiashvili Opens in Tretyakov Gallery

For the first time within recent 50 years the Tretyakov Gallery opens an exhibition of the outstanding Georgian artist Lado Gudiashvili....

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20.11.2009 - Museum of Actor Mikhail Shchepkin Appears in Moscow

The sightseeing map of Moscow has been supplemented with the newly-open museum of the great Russian actor Mikhail Shchepkin (1788-1863)....

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20.11.2009 - Boris Akunin Ready with Fresh Novel about Popular Fandorin

Boris Akunin, who has been recently engaged in various literary projects, does not forget his main character on December 22 the publishing house Zakharov publishes his new novel about Erast Fandorin The Whole World is Theatre....

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20.11.2009 - Europe's largest shopping mall opened in Moscow

Europe's largest urban shopping centre was opened in Moscow on Wednesday, November the 18th. Zolotoy Vavilon (Golden Babylon) mall, located not far from the centre of Moscow (211, Prospekt Mira Street) represents over 450 stores placed on 241 00...

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20.11.2009 - Conciliatory committee to determine fate of the transport tax

The State Duma has created a conciliatory committee to work out an amending act for the new transport tax....

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20.11.2009 - Michelin to double production in Russia

Michelin & Cie, Europe's largest tire maker, is set to double production in Russia, reports Bloomberg. The company is reported to increase production capacity of passenger car tires up to 4 million items per year in the town of Davydovo, the Mos...

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19.11.2009 - Cystectomy Newest Technology in Russia

Russian surgeons now perform cystectomy (gall bladder removal) without making patients spend several days in the hospital....

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19.11.2009 - British Book Centre Opened in St. Petersburg

Northern capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, now has the British Book Centre for students, teachers of English language and anyone, who wants to improve his English language skills. The Centre is located in the Izmaylovskaya library....

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19.11.2009 - Safety rating of the Russian air carriers announced

Safety rating of the Russian air carriers composed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has been announced by the Federal Air Transport Agency. The rating was composed under the scheme of Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft Programme (SAFA...

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18.11.2009 - New Science to Appear in Russia

New science, a synthesis of nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, information and cognitive technologies, will soon appear in Russia, scientists claim....

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18.11.2009 - Russia Leads in Weather Forecasting

In September Russian meteorological institutions have become members of International forecasting system, and since that time significantly improved quality of short-terms weather forecasts....

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18.11.2009 - Water Pipeline of Peter the First Epoch Discovered under Moscow

Building of a shopping mall was planned to be launched in November under Pushkinskaya Square. Instead of that archeological excavations were started and brought out lots of finds....

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18.11.2009 - Russian 3D-Animation Our Masha and Magic Nut Goes on Screen

Film director Yegor Konchalovsky has completed 5-year work on the full-length 3D animated film Our Masha and Magic Nut (Nasha Masha i volshebnyy orekh), a New Year musical fairy tale about first love, strong friendship and true adventures....

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18.11.2009 - Ice-breaker Khlebnikov with tourists on board getting away from the Antarctica ices

The Russian ice-breaker Khlebnikov stuck in the ices of Antrktica with the tourists on board is getting slowly away from the ices to the clear water. It stuck in the ices during the cruise trip along Antarctica....

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18.11.2009 - Ural Airlines opens service Yekaterinburg Verona

The air carrier Ural Airlines begins a new unique service on the January, 2, 2010. A new regular flight will connect the capital of Urals, Yekaterinburg and Verona, Italy....

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17.11.2009 - Unique Experiment to Continue

ussian scientists resume their unique experiment Matryoshka-R, aimed at studying effects of radiation on most important parts of a human body in 2012....

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17.11.2009 - New Communication Standard Suggested

Russian engineers are ready to participate in development and introduction of new national advanced communication standard....

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17.11.2009 - Monument to Victims of Drunk Traffic Accidents Appears in Moscow

The new monument set up at Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment in Moscow is a reminder to those drivers, who drive when drunk....

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17.11.2009 - Monument to Cat of Kazan Unveiled in Capital of Tatarstan

The three-meter sculpture composition called the Cat of Kazan was created by the local artist, sculptor and merited art critic of the republic Igor Bashmakov and set up in the centre of Kazan....

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17.11.2009 - Andrei Zvyagintsev Banished from New York

The Russian film director Andrei Zvyagintsev (The Return, and The Banishment) had bad luck with the new movie New York, I Love You - his part was cut out due to excess art-house. Scarlett Johanssons short was also cut out....

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17.11.2009 - Vladivostok Avia renews the service Khabarovsk Anadyr

Vladivostok Avia air carrier renews the regular flights Khabarovsk Anadyr resumed in October, 2009....

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16.11.2009 - KONUS-WIND Experiment 15th Anniversary

Joint scientific experiment of Russia and America KONUS-WIND, which takes place on American Wind space vehicle since 1994, celebrates its 15th anniversary....

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16.11.2009 - Russia to Build Fast-Neutron Reference Power Unit

Russian engineers can build a reference fast-neutron power unit by 2018-2019, authorities say....

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16.11.2009 - Alexande Bashlachev Museum Opens in Cherepovets

A museum of the famous rock-musician and poet Alexander Bashlachev has been opened in his native city Cherepovets....

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16.11.2009 - Vasily Aksyonov House Museum Appears in Kazan

House Museum of the world-known writer Vasily Aksyonov has been opened in his native city of Kazan....

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16.11.2009 - New terminal of Sochi airport begins functioning

New terminal of Sochi, the coming Olympic capital has begun receiving commercial flights. The first flight was a domestic one, but yesterday, on the November, 12 an international flight from Vienna has landed there....

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13.11.2009 - New Manned Spacecraft to Travel to the Moon

Russian engineers are currently working on a shuttle manned spacecraft, which will be able to take travellers to the Moon and back....

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13.11.2009 - Russian Team to Participate in Astronomy Olympiad

Russian schoolboy from the town of Miass, located in Chelyabinsk Region, takes part in the international Astronomy Olympiad, which is held in Beijing between 8 and 16 of November....

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13.11.2009 - Petersburg to Celebrate Birthday of Russian Matryoshka

Petersburg is getting ready for the celebrations of the 110th anniversary of matryoshka the symbol of Russian folk art and an image of Russian female beauty, good nature and housekeeping....

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13.11.2009 - SSJ-100: departure delayed

The aircrafts Sukhoi Super Jet 100 wont be received by Aeroflot Air Company till the end of the current year. The delivery schedule is being established. The aircraft was to be supplied in December, 2009, but now it is not clear, when it happens....

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13.11.2009 - Austrian Airlines flies to Russia till February, 2010

The Austrian air carrier Austrian Airlines has prolonged the convention with Russia and will carry out the services Vienna Moscow till February, 2010....

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12.11.2009 - "Vacuum Cleaner" to Look After Earth's Orbit

Russian space engineers want to develop a nuclear-powered spaceship for collecting space rubbish....

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12.11.2009 - Russia Has Problems With Nanotechnologies

Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences worry that fundamental research in nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in our country lags well behind the rest of the world and can never reduce the gap....

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12.11.2009 - Archeologists Discover Unique Bronze Age Complex in Altai

The end of the archeological season was crowned with a unique find: archeologists discovered a unique monument of the Bronze Age between the settlements of Bely Bom and Chibit at the junction of Ongudai and Ulagan Regions of Altai Republic....

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12.11.2009 - iPhone 3GS may never come to Russia

The world-famous smart phonee iPhone 3GS, a dream for millions of Russians, will not go on sale in Russia the talks between Apple and Russia's largest mobile network operators reached a deadlock over thesmart phone'ss distribution....

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12.11.2009 - First Takaful Insurance Company founded in Russia

First Takaful insurance company, based on the Islamic Laws, is established in Russia, reports the Kommersant newspaper. The company is going to offer its clients to participate in profits in order to enter into the segment of Islamic insurance in Rus...

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12.11.2009 - SSJ-100: departure delayed

The aircrafts Sukhoi Super Jet 100 wont be received by Aeroflot Air Company till the end of the current year. The delivery schedule is being established. The aircraft was to be supplied in December, 2009, but now it is not clear, when it happens....

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11.11.2009 - Entombment of First Nomad Empire Unearthed

Archaeologists from Siberia successfully finished their expedition to Mongolia, where they unearthed entombment of Khunnu chiefs....

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11.11.2009 - NASA Is Interested in Russias Mars Mission

Russian engineers performed calculations and figured out that costs of the Russian manned mission to Mars were much lower than that of NASA....

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11.11.2009 - Siberian Archeologists Discover New Materials about Xiongnu People

Siberian archeologists have completed a successful expedition in the Southern Mongolia, where they performed excavations of the Noin-Ula kurgans, a burial place of the Hunnu (Xiongnu)....

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11.11.2009 - Solar Chariot 3600 Years Old Unearthed in Saratov Region

The ancient find is a psalium, an element of harness. Experts state that it is just 200 years younger than the first chariot, invented in that very part of the continent, according to research....

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11.11.2009 - Renault Logan best selling foreign car in Russia

According to the study conducted by the European business Association, October car sales volume in Russia slumped by 52% to 116 700 vehicles on the whole the market lost 1.1% in October if compare with the previous month....

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10.11.2009 - First Microsoft Technology Centre Opened in Moscow

First in Central and Eastern Europe technology centre of Microsoft corporation recently opened in the Russian capital....

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10.11.2009 - Audi plans to double Russian sales by 2015

German car maker Audi announced plans to almost double sales in Russia by 2015 like many other companies Audi is sizing up the the developing markets estimating the growth potential....

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10.11.2009 - The Moscow administration renounced an idea of water taxi

The troublesome financial and economic situation and the lack of proposals from the interested organizations compelled the Moscow administration to renounce an idea of creating a water-taxi service in the crowded Russian capital....

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10.11.2009 - Russian Physics Teachers to Get Acquainted with Large Hadron Collider

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) launches a science school for young physics teachers, during which over 40 teachers from various Russian cities can visit Switzerland and learn more about research in the world largest centre of h...

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10.11.2009 - Russian Hippies Ask Authorities to Leave Tsois Wall in Peace

The authorities of Moscow have decided to transform the cult place of a meeting of Russian hippies the Wall of Viktor Tsoi in Arbat Street....

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09.11.2009 - Bloomberg opens Russian information service

Bloomberg, an American information-service, news and media company, plans to open a Russian division in Moscow within 6 months, Gerard Francis, Bloomberg's head of Global Emerging Markets....

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09.11.2009 - New Satellites to Be Constructed

Russian engineers started development of new telecommunication space vehicles Express-AM5 and Express-AM6 for the state satellite service provider....

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09.11.2009 - Whitney Houston to Start World Tour from Russia

Whitney Houston will start her world tour on stage of the Olympic Sports Complex in Moscow on December 9, and then go on in the Ice Palace (Ledovy Dvorets) in Petersburg on December 12....

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09.11.2009 - Navel of the Earth Called the Most Unusual Monument of the Perm Region

Dwellers of the Perm Region have elected the monument Navel of the Earth in Kungur town to be called the most unusual monument of the region....

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09.11.2009 - Wooden Miracle to be Restored by 2014

Restoration of the world-famous Transfiguration Church in Kizhi Island is to be completed by the 300th anniversary of the pearl of the Kizhi churchyard to be celebrated in 2014....

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09.11.2009 - Photo Exhibition in Petersburg Stands Up Against Building of Okhta Centre

The photo exhibition Nyenschantz there is still a chance presents pictures of the archeological monuments, which are facing the danger to be buried under the skyscraper of Okhta Centre planned by Gazprom....

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09.11.2009 - Karelia-Upofloor invested ˆ40mn in Russian plant

Karelia-Upofloor Oy, one of Europes largest flooring manufacturers, opened a plant to produce parquet flooring blocks in the Kaluga Region, Russia. The amount of investments in Karelia-UpoFloors first Russian production facility totaled ...

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09.11.2009 - Russian Aluminum Giant makes long-term deals with China

UC Rusal, Russias largest aluminum producer, signed a contract with Norinco (China North Industries Corporation) for aluminum delivery. Under the contract, UC Rusal will supply 1,680,000 tonnes of its aluminum to NORINCO between 2010 and 2016....

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09.11.2009 - Novo Nordisk to build Insulin Facility in Russia

Novo Nordisk, a healthcare company and a world leader in diabetes care, is set to build an insulin production facility in Russia, the press service of the company reported Tuesday....

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09.11.2009 - McDonald's main competitor comes to Russia

McDonald's opened its first Russian restaurant right in the center of Moscow most Muscovites still remember that incredible and endless line of people ready to wait for hours just to try their first hamburger and French fries....

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09.11.2009 - New air carrier appears in Russia

Certificate was given to the Limited liability company of I FLY by the Federal Air Transport Agency. It means, that LLC I FLY may carry out home and international air transport services....

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09.11.2009 - Aeroflot moves to the terminal 4 in Heathrow

Relocation of the air carriers to the other terminals in the international airport of Heathrow, London, comes to an end. This process begun half a year ago with the relocation of the British Airways to the new Terminal 5....

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09.11.2009 - Excursions on the icebreaking vessels along the Moscow River throughout the year

Two Moscow businessmen have created a cruise company Radisson Royal Moscow, the main service of which is the cruises along the Moscow River throughout the year. They will use five icebreaking icebreaking yachts for that....

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09.11.2009 - Aeroflot begins exploiting Airbuses A330

The largest Russian air carrier Aeroflot has received the sixth plane A330 produced by the Airbus. The vehicle is painted in the colors of the Sky Team Alliance....

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