Palace Bridge over the Neva (1916) The Palace Bridge connects the city centre and the Vasilevsky Island. It is a draw bridge which raises in summer to let big ship pass. The night view of the drawn and illuminated Palace Bridge is one of the most popular photo spots during the White Nights in St. […]
There is a legend saying that on Easter Jesus Christ walks around, dressed in rags checking how merciful people are. As Matthew 5:7 says, "Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy”. So it is a tradition in Russia to prepare loads of food on Easter, to make sure everyone who comes along gets enough to eat.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the first contest ever hosted in Russia. The Final took place on May 16th. It was an amazing, exciting and one of the biggest shows in history. Alexander Rybak from Norway won the contest with his song Fairytale. He obtained 387 points which was the highest total score in Eurovision history. Facts, videos and photos of the Eurovision 2009 in Moscow.
Russian boys’ names and their derivatives. Popular and rare Russian boys’ names. Most popular Russian baby names for boys are: Alexander, Nikita and Ivan.
Interactive map of Russia The map shows the most important cities in Russia. Click on a pin to see the city name. In the info panel of the city click on "zoom" to zoom in on the city. Information about Russia The Russian Federation Russian Visa Best time to visit Russia Calling Russia: Country and […]