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WELCOME BACK TO FINLAND!

21 June 2021

From 21 June, Finland re-opens its borders to visitors. Travellers from the EU and Schengen countries who fulfill at least one of the following conditions will be able to visit Finland: fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (at least 14 days before entry)
FIREWORKS PARADE IN SOCHI

17 June 2021

On June 18 the Fireworks Parade kicks off in the Sochi Olympic Park, and it will last until August 18. Throughout the summer period the best pyrotechnic teams of Russia, the winners of large-scale Russian and international fireworks festivals, will perform there.

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  • STUDENT’S DAY IN RUSSIA

    25 January 2021

    It is probably difficult to find a student in Russia who does not know about the Student's Day and does not celebrate this holiday on 25th January. The history of this holiday dates back to 1755 when exactly on this day the empress Elizabeth signed a decree "On the establishment of the Moscow University", which coincided with St. Tatiana’s day.

  • REGULAR DEPARTURE TOURS 2021

    21 January 2021

    Regular Departure Tours 2021 are now available for booking! We are pleased to present you our Regular Departure Tours catalogue 2021.

  • 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.


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