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23 November 2020

E-visa to enter the whole territory of Russia will be available for citizens of 52 countries starting from 01st of January 2021

E-visa to enter the whole territory of Russia will be available for citizens of 52 countries starting from 01st of January 2021

In 31 July 2020 Russian president Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Law allow to foreigners from 52 countries visit all regions of Russia with E-Visa since 1st January 2021. Mikhail Mishustin the Prime Minister of Russia approves the procedure for issuing unified e-visas on 11 November 2020.

16 November 2020

Russia resumed flights with two more countries and increased the number of flights with previously opened

Russia resumed flights with two more countries and increased the number of flights with previously opened

Following the meeting of the operational headquarters to prevent the import and spread of coronavirus, Russia will resume flights with Ethiopia and Seychelles on a parity basis

13 November 2020

The skyscraper of the year: Prestigious Emporis Skyscraper Award goes to Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg

The skyscraper of the year: Prestigious Emporis Skyscraper Award goes to Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg

The Emporis Skyscraper Award, one of the world’s most renowned prizes for high-rise architecture, goes to a project in Russia for the very first time in its 20-year history. The 462-meter-high Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg, designed by GORPROJECT and RMJM, is not only the tallest building in Russia, but is the tallest building in Europe and the fourteenth tallest building in the world.

12 November 2020

SO/ Moscow set for 2023 opening in Russia

SO/ Moscow set for 2023 opening in Russia

Accor has announced the upcoming opening of a luxury lifestyle hotel under the SO/ Hotels & Resorts brand in Moscow.

Partnering with the Ant Development, Real Estate Investment Company, the hotel will be located in the Poklonnaya 9 complex.

05 November 2020

The second Hilton WorldWide hotel opens in Krasnodar

The second Hilton WorldWide hotel opens in Krasnodar

The second hotel of the international chain Hilton WorldWide was opened in Krasnodar. This was reported by the press service of the city hall. The new hotel was built next to the first one at the corner of Mira and Krasnaya streets. According to the Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov, this discovery confirms the active development of business and event tourism in the city.

02 November 2020

Russian Airline Company “Aurora” resume flights Russia – Japan

Russian Airline Company “Aurora” resume flights Russia – Japan

Flights between two cities Vladivostok, Russia, and Tokyo, Japan was resumed after a long pause connection with the pandemic situation. 

30 October 2020

MOVENPICK HOTELS&RESORTS OPENED THE FIRST MOVENPICK 5* HOTEL IN RUSSIA

MOVENPICK HOTELS&RESORTS OPENED THE FIRST MOVENPICK 5* HOTEL IN RUSSIA

22th October  Movenpick Hotels&Resorts opened their first hotel in the capital of Russia – Moscow. Mövenpick Moscow Taganskaya 5* Hotel located in the central part of Moscow next to Taganka Theater with easy access to central historical and cultural attractions

23 October 2020

The Myasnikov mansion was opened on Vosstaniya in Saint Petersburg

The Myasnikov mansion was opened on Vosstaniya in Saint Petersburg

Concerts and lectures are already being held there, and a cluster of author's restaurants will soon appear

22 October 2020

Ecomarket will be held in Moscow this weekend

Ecomarket will be held in Moscow this weekend

"Ecomarket" will take place in Moscow, on October 24 and 25 at Arbat EcoLoft (Stary Arbat, 24).

21 October 2020

Turkish Airlines will double the number of flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul and back

Turkish Airlines will double the number of flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul and back

From November 3, 2020, Turkish Airlines will start operating two flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul and back every day. The departure time of the day flight from St. Petersburg will remain the same: 05.16, arrival in Istanbul at 19:30.

21 October 2020

St. Petersburg won the right to host the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy in 2023

St. Petersburg won the right to host the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy in 2023

The International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy was attracted with the active assistance of the Congress and Exhibition Bureau and the Ambassador - Chairman of the Association for Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy of St. Petersburg Dmitry Viktorovich Kovpak. The event is an outstanding event in the world of mental health professionals and helping professions, a source of new modern knowledge in the field of cognitive-behavioral therapy and psychotherapy in general.

20 October 2020

A new public space Putilov Loft has opened in the historic barracks near the Vitebsk railway station

A new public space Putilov Loft has opened in the historic barracks near the Vitebsk railway station

A new public space has been launched in St. Petersburg - Putilov Loft at the Vitebsk railway station. With a concert venue and exhibition hall, hostel, fitness center and courtyard for fairs and festivals

19 October 2020

Rossiya Airlines will open flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva and back on a regular schedule from October 24

Rossiya Airlines will open flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva and back on a regular schedule from October 24

This was reported by Fontanka with reference to the carrier's press service. According to the press service, Airbus A320 aircraft with a capacity of 168 passengers will fly on Saturdays: departure from St. Petersburg starts at 14:20, from Geneva - at 16:40.

16 October 2020

The first traveling festival from independent theaters will take place in Nikolskiye Ryady

The first traveling festival from independent theaters will take place in Nikolskiye Ryady

On October 17 and 18, the first mobile festival of non-state theaters in St. Petersburg will take place on the territory of the Nikolskiye Ryady complex. Among the participants are theaters-laureates of numerous festivals and awards: "Puppet Format", "Doll House", Karlsson Haus, "Osobnyak", Theater "Behind the Black River", "Open Space", "Yana Tumina's Theater Laboratory", "Comedian -trest "," Tsekh "," Such a theater ", the Vokrug theater, the Kraft theater and the Heavenly carousel.

15 October 2020

An exhibition "Your consciousness knows no boundaries" opened in Sevkabel Port

An exhibition "Your consciousness knows no boundaries" opened in Sevkabel Port

An exhibition-installation "Your consciousness knows no bounds" by two young artists Julia Virko and Anton Gelfand, who received their art education in the USA, has opened in the Sevkabel Port's Cable Workshop. Virko's large-scale paintings and drawings, Gelfand's photographs, videos and collages are brought together at the exhibition into a complex total installation. It deftly adapts to the industrial space on the second floor of the Cable Workshop in Sevkabel Port - here the viewer will be able to see the transformation of the artists' "consciousness".

15 October 2020

Russia resumes flights with Serbia, Cuba, Japan 01st of November

Russia resumes flights with Serbia, Cuba, Japan 01st of November

Considering the decisions by the operational headquarters, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order on the resumption of air service with Serbia, Cuba and Japan on a reciprocal basis, an official at the headquarters announced on Wednesday.  Flights Moscow-Belgrade, Moscow-Cayo Coco and Moscow-Santa Clara will be operated twice a week. Three flights will fly to Japan from November 1: two from Moscow to Tokyo and one from Vladivostok to Tokyo. 

13 October 2020

Krondshadt forts in St.Petersburg will be reconstructed to host hotels, museums and cinema

Krondshadt forts in St.Petersburg will be reconstructed to host hotels, museums and cinema

A new reconstruction project of 3 historical forts was presented last week. The project includes renovation and restoration works on “Ostrov fortov” park territory for Alexander l fort, Peter the Great fort, and Kronshlot fort, built in the 18th century. Accordingly to the project they plan to use Peter the Great fort for open-air museum expositions in the east bastion and museum of mine blasting work history in the fort tower, also there will be restaurants and a hotel.

07 October 2020

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin confirmed list of nationalities allowed to use simplified Russian electronic visa launched 1st of January 2021

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin confirmed list of nationalities allowed to use simplified Russian electronic visa launched 1st of January 2021

A senior official in the Russian government has confirmed that a Russian electronic visa for 53 nationalities will launch next year, greatly simplifying the process of applying for a visa for the country. 

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin  announced that the new electronic visa system will come into effect on January 1st, 2021, and save eligible nationalities the need to apply for a visa for Russia in person from an embassy or consulate.

06 October 2020

ILONA-K - a new exhibition space is opened in skyscraper Mercury Tower in Moscow.

ILONA-K - a new exhibition space is opened in skyscraper Mercury Tower in Moscow.

In the central business district “Moscow City” on 40th floors they opened new contemporary art gallery ILONA-K. The first ILONA-K artspace project is large-scale retrospective exhibition of Olga and Oleg Tatarintsev "Drowning by Numbers". The exhibition feature works by artists over the past ten years, as well as projects by Olga and Oleg, specially created for our opening.

01 October 2020

Aeroflot resumes regular flights from Moscow to Seoul

Aeroflot resumes regular flights from Moscow to Seoul

Aeroflot will resume regular flights from Moscow to the capital of South Korea - Seoul from October 1, the airline said. Flights will be operated once a week on Thursdays (flight SU0250 Moscow - Seoul). Return flight SU0251 Seoul - Moscow will be operated on Saturdays.

24 September 2020

Russian Architect bureau Studio 44 with Netherlandish bureau West 8 will create new park Tuchkov Buyan in St.Petersburg

Russian Architect bureau Studio 44 with Netherlandish bureau West 8 will create new park  Tuchkov Buyan in St.Petersburg

In International competition for the Architectural Landscape design Concept for Tuchkov Buyan (Tuchkov island)  Park project of Studio 44 win. The project was mastermind with Netherlandish bureau West 8.  The territory of the future park is a part of historic center of St. Petersburg and related groups of Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Stage Site. The site is within walking distance of the city’s main landmarks as Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage, St. Isaac Cathedral and others.

23 September 2020

Radisson Opens Hotel in Ulyanovsk, Russia

Radisson Opens Hotel in Ulyanovsk, Russia

Radisson Hotel Ulyanovsk is ideally located in the heart of the city, close to the main administrative and business centers. This upscale, full-service hotel with Scandinavian-inspired hospitality offers guests the opportunity to discover this historic city located on the banks of the Volga River near cultural attractions, museums and shopping malls. Ulyanovsk has been designated a UNESCO City of Literature since 2015 due to its rich connection with leading Russian writers and painters.

21 September 2020

Russia resumes international air service with South Korea starting from 27th of September

Russia resumes international air service with South Korea starting from 27th of September

Additionally to weekly flights to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Russia resumes international air service with South Korea starting from 27th of September

21 September 2020

Russia resumes international air service with Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan starting from 21st of September

Russia resumes international air service with Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and  Kazakhstan starting from 21st of September

Russia resumes passenger air service with Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and South Korea and lift the entry ban for these country’s nationals on a reciprocal basis, the government’s press service said on Sunday citing a corresponding government resolution.

18 September 2020

New Venue Loft #7 with capacity up to 5000 pax will be opeed in St. Peterbsurg in November 2020

New Venue Loft #7 with capacity up to 5000 pax  will be opeed in St. Peterbsurg in November 2020

Moscow company Placebo/25  together with Holland designer Anselm Jansen will open new event venue LOFT#7 in historical buildings in the center of St. Petersburg in November 2020. The project will  include 5 transforming event zones with a common capacity 2500 pax cabaret-style, concert hall for 4500 pax, photo studio, night club, coworking, tattoo studios, food-mall, stores, and shops.

16 September 2020

Dubai's Emirates Airlines resumes A380 flights to Moscow

Dubai's Emirates Airlines resumes A380 flights to Moscow

Dubai’s Emirates Airlines is resuming its A380 flights to Moscow this week, due to passenger demand. The flights will resume to Moscow Domodedovo Airport on Friday (September 18). Flights to Moscow will operate every Friday and Saturday – departing Dubai at 10.10am on Friday morning, landing in Moscow at 2.25pm local time. The return flight leaves Moscow at 5.35pm and lands in Dubai at 11.35pm local time. On a Saturday the outbound leg leaves at 4.15pm, landing in Moscow at 8.30pm, and the return leaves Moscow at 11.20pm, arriving in Dubai at 5.30am on Sunday morning.

15 September 2020

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got #SafeTravel Global Safety Stamp as recognition of following WTTC’s Global Safe Travels Protocols

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got #SafeTravel Global Safety Stamp as recognition of following WTTC’s Global Safe Travels Protocols

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got #SafeTravel Global Safety Stamp as recognition of following WTTC’s Global Safe Travels Protocols  

Saint Petersburg became the first city in Russia joining the international WTTC program for safe tourism - Safe Travels. As part of this initiative key players of city tourism industry receive a special sign Safe Travels SPB, recognizing them as organizations implemented health and hygiene protocols that are aligned with WTTC’s Global Safe Travels Protocols.

14 September 2020

New AZIMUT Hotel will be opened in Tula in January 2021

New AZIMUT Hotel will be opened in Tula in January 2021

At the beginning of 2021, a new hotel of the AZIMUT Hotels brand is going to be open in Tula. The new hotel has 41 rooms and a location in the historic city center, close to the main attractions. Tula is a large industrial, scientific and cultural center in Russia. The city is famous for its distinctive architecture, arms and samovar museums and famous gingerbread.

11 September 2020

New space “The third place” with gallery, hotel, restaurants, bars and cafes is being created in the historical detached house heart of St. Petersburg

New space “The third place” with gallery, hotel, restaurants, bars and cafes is being created in the historical detached house heart of St. Petersburg

In the Lopuhinyh Naryshkinyh mansion near the main street of St.Petersburg Nevsky prospect will be the new space “The third place”. Сo-incorporator Olga Zagolskaya told the mansion saved splendid architecture eclectic: historical interiors with frescos and plasterwork of one part of the building connect with the wing built recently and it is a good basis to combine history and modernity.

10 September 2020

Exhibition “Carl Fabergé & Feodor Rückert. Masterpieces Of Russian Enamel” at Kremlin will start 09th of October and last till 10th of January 2020

Exhibition “Carl Fabergé & Feodor Rückert. Masterpieces Of Russian Enamel” at Kremlin will start 09th of October and last till 10th of January 2020

Exhibition “Carl Fabergé & Feodor Rückert. Masterpieces Of Russian Enamel” at Kremlin will start 09th of October and last till 10th of January 2020. It will take place at Exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry and Exhibition hall of the Patriarch's Palace. The exhibition presents about four hundred masterpieces made by Russian jewellery firms of the 19th – early 20th century of precious metal and covered with enamel now kept in state and private collections of Russia and the United Kingdom.