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On this day in History: 18th April 1956

18 Apr 2014

On an official state visit to the United Kingdom, former Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev famously commented that: “You don’t like Communism. We do not like capitalism. There ...
17 Apr 2014

The recent incident in which Russian TV channel TVT censored a mild swear-word caused great hilarity among TV viewers. Russian law states certain expletives, as laid down ...
14 Apr 2014

The white nights will soon be arriving and St Petersburg will soon transform itself into the most romantic place on earth. From the end of June to the beginning / middle of ...
11 Apr 2014

In Russia this emerging class of young entrepreneurs has been dubbed Kreativi. They make up Russia’s urbanised, internet-using population that has embraced the globalised ...
10 Apr 2014

At a glance: Caters for Vegans and Vegetarians Friendly staff Small (but perfectly formed) portions No smoking Wi-Fi Good coffee. Review: Further to my ...
07 Apr 2014

  Contrary to popular belief, veggie is not a dirty word in Russia. In fact, the wide open lands of the Russian empire have led to an unusually strong love of the natural ...