July 15, 2024 7:45 AM

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Here's Why St. Basil's Cathedral is More Colorful Than Other Churches

Here's Why St. Basil's Cathedral is More Colorful Than Other Churches

You know, St. Basil's Cathedral stands out with its colors that trace back to Russia's vivid historical changes.

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GPS Jamming Affects Thousands of Flights Over Britain

GPS Jamming Affects Thousands of Flights Over Britain

GPS jamming disrupts thousands of flights in Britain and the Baltic, traced back to Russia, raising major safety concerns.

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Russia Limits Official Travel to Protect 'Secrets'

Russia Limits Official Travel to Protect 'Secrets'

Russia tightens overseas travel for officials to protect state secrets, amid rising global tensions and varying departmental rules.

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These are Russian Etiquette to Keep in Mind Before You Visit This Country

In Russian etiquette, you are expected to wait until everyone has been served before beginning your meal, showcasing respect and unity at the table.

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Why the State Hermitage Museum is More Than Just an Art Gallery

The State Hermitage Museum, founded by Empress Catherine the Great, houses over three million items, including an extensive array of Eastern art.

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Russia Releases A New Travel Etiquette Guide For Its Citizens

Russia releases it travel etiquette to prevent ‘undesirable incidents’ happening outside the country.

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Russian Airline Bans 400 'Old, Fat And Ugly' Flight Attendants

Enraged cabin crews of Aeroflot, the national carrier of Russia, filed a complaint against the airline company after banning 'old, fat and ugly' stewardess from international flights.

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Moscow Offers Free Books On Planes and Trains

Anyone in Moscow right now will be able to enjoy free books on planes and trains as the Russian city launched the initiative of having virtual bookshelves on both transportations. Called 'A Book for a Trip,' it was started on December at different terminals around Moscow to offer travelers an insight as well as good reads from Russian literature when they're traveling.

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Removal Of Travel Bans Help Boost Egyptian Tourism

Egypt's tourism industry conundrum is finally over -- major foreign tourism populations including Russia and the Schengen region in Europe have lifted travel bans. Analysts are positive in their outlook regarding Egypt's 2017 tourism economy.

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Mother Russia's Ice Library Now Open In Lake Baikal

A ski resort in Irkutsk Siberia has put up an 'ice library' near Lake Baikal and encouraged 1,000 locals and tourists alike to carve their wishes and dreams in any language they want. Russia's Ice Library is made of large blocks of ice in a circular shape and spans 800 square meters and is seen to boost Lake Baikal's tourism.

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Rubbish Bottles Turn Russian Beach Into Something Beautiful

The shores of Ussuri Bay have been covered with gleaming colors, and we know why. During the Soviet era, it has been a dumping ground for old bottles, and what was supposed to be trash turned into something beautiful and became a favorite tourist destination.

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St. Isaac's Cathedral Russia Tug Of War; State Or Church To Maintain Museum

It's another war between the state and the church in Mother Russia and everybody is torn on whether the St. Isaac's Cathedral should return to the church. Currently, the Russian State is maintaining the cathedral-turned-museum and has always been hesitant to give it to the Orthodox Church.

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Experience The Winter Festival in Harbin, China's 'Winter Wonderland'

Harbin city, China's "Winter Wonderland" , hold its annual snow and ice festival this December up to February.

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The Mari People: The Last Surviving Pagans Of Europe; Their Sacred Woodlands & White Magic

The Mari People are the oldest indigenous group in Europe practicing the pagan worship nestled in the Mari El Republic east of Moscow.

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An Inside Scoop of Russia's Extravagant, Hidden Metro Stations

There is no better way to turn a boring daily commute into extravagance than by creating wonderful metro stations that would take a jaded commuter from one place to the next. Moscow is home to one of the most luxurious train stations in the world and not many people know about it.

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