Happy 100th birthday to the Trans-Siberian Railway! On this day in 1916, its construction was officially done.
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The State Hermitage Museum
The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg has once again been voted the best museum in Europe and, this year, has additionally been named the third-best in the world, according to TripAdvisor.
Saint Petersburg takes top title at World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony
St. Petersburg is a Europe’s Leading Destination for the second year in row!!! We knew it!
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Beautiful, modern, trendy, sleepless Moscow will turn 869 years. Celebrations will take place on Sep.,10 and Sep.,11.
Moscow celebrates its birthday wide and bright! We hope to see the same this year as well. Main celebration will take place in the main street - Tverskaya and definitely on Red Square. Don’t miss it!
Today prominent ballet dancer Māris Liepa would have turned 80!
Māris Rūdolfs Liepa (27 July 1936, Riga – 26 March 1989, Moscow) was a Soviet Latvian ballet dancer. He graduated from Riga Choreography School where he was taught by Valentin Blinov. He performed in Moscow for the first time in 1950. At the height of career, Liepa was considered one of the finest male dancers in the world. (from Wikipedia)
Russian Navy Day – July, 31st
Traditionally every last Sunday of July we celebrate the Russian Navy Day.
Regatta - The Cup of 5 Ports
This regatta The Cup of 5 Ports will be held for the first time in St. Petersburg on July, 30th. The organizers are the local yacht club Baltiets and the Administration of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.
The Singing Bridges show starts in St. Petersburg later at night on July, 22 at the Palace Bridge
The citizens and guests of St. Petersburg will enjoy the splendid combination of specialty chosen classical music hits and opening bridges.
2nd International Fireworks Festival
2nd International Fireworks Festival will take place in Moscow this weekend.
Legendary cruiser Aurora will return to its memorial mooring just in 3 days.