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E-VISAS TO RUSSIA TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

18 January 2021

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 16, the processing and issuance of visas of all categories, including e-visa, to foreign citizens has been temporarily suspended in order to ensure state security, protect public health and prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
OLD NEW YEAR... HOW’S THAT?

14 January 2021

On the 13th of January, the Old New Year is celebrated in Russia - a holiday with the traditions of old times and modern habits. The Old New Year appeared in our calendar because of a change in chronology, when the Bolsheviks transferred the country from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian one.

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  • E-VISAS TO RUSSIA TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

    18 January 2021

    In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 16, the processing and issuance of visas of all categories, including e-visa, to foreign citizens has been temporarily suspended in order to ensure state security, protect public health and prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

  • OLD NEW YEAR... HOW’S THAT?

    14 January 2021

    On the 13th of January, the Old New Year is celebrated in Russia - a holiday with the traditions of old times and modern habits. The Old New Year appeared in our calendar because of a change in chronology, when the Bolsheviks transferred the country from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian one.

  • CHRISTMAS IN RUSSIA

    11 January 2021

    Christmas is an important holiday for the Christian world. It is celebrated by both Catholics and Orthodox. By tradition, the Orthodox Christmas is on the 7th of January, while the Catholic and Protestant is on the 25th of December.

  • SEASON'S GREETINGS!

    24 December 2020

    Dear colleagues and friends,
    MIR Travel Company (Russia) would like to thank you for your cooperation and wish you and your families Happy Holidays!

  • FESTIVE SPIRIT IN ST. PETERSBURG

    21 December 2020

    Lights were lit at the main Christmas tree on the Palace Square in St. Petersburg . This is the tallest live spruce in the city - its height is 25 meters, its weight is 12 tons, and it is 86 years old. Five thousand meters of garlands and 300-meter Christmas lights with retro lamps were used for decoration.

  • OPEN-AIR EXHIBITION ON NEVSKY PROSPECT

    17 December 2020

    These days the open-air exhibition Through the Prospect is taking place on the main thoroughfare of St. Petersburg. The works of local sculptors are exhibited on the main avenue of the city - Nevsky Prospect. Since 8th December sculptures have been appearing every night on transparent pedestals.

  • NEW PROJECT OF THE COSMONAUTICS MUSEUM

    14 December 2020

    The Museum of Cosmonautics and the cosmonauts from the International Space Station will conduct an online geography lesson The Earth is Our Space Address. They will tell students about how they explore the Earth from Space, what the orbit is, and how the geographic location of spaceports affects the orbits of satellite launching.

  • TCHAIKOVSKY STILL THE MOST POPULAR EVEN IN 21ST CENTURY

    11 December 2020

    Spotify has named the most popular Russian musicians abroad. By a wide margin, the list of the most listened to Russian performers abroad was headed by the Russian composer and conductor P. Tchaikovsky. He became the most popular Russian artist among foreign users of the Spotify platform at the end of 2020.

  • KUNSTKAMERA, OLDEST RUSSIAN MUSEUM

    08 December 2020

    The St. Petersburg Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography - The Kunstkamera – celebrated its 306th anniversary on 06th December. It is one of the largest and oldest ethnographic museums in the world, the collection funds of which number over 1.2 million item

  • WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2020

    03 December 2020

    Moscow and Saint-Petersburg have won one of the most prestigious travel awards - World Travel Awards 2020. Saint-Petersburg won in the category World Leading Cultural Destination, winning against 14 popular tourist cities, including Paris, London, Rome, Venice, New York and Rio de Janeiro.


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