Putin votes at Moscow City Duma election

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday morning came to a polling station in the Russian Academy of Sciences to cast his vote at the election to the Moscow City Duma, TASS reports. Putin traditionally votes at this polling station …

Moscow celebrates City Day this weekend

Festive events are unfolding all around Moscow that is celebrating its 872th birthday. The topics of the City Day celebration were chosen the Theater Year and the anniversary of VDNKh that turned 80 this year. A huge number of …

32nd Moscow International Book Fair (photo-report)

The Moscow International Book Fair - the largest and oldest book forum in Russia and Eastern Europe - takes place at VDNKh. It is a significant event in the cultural life of the capital and the country as a whole. …

Russia mourns terror victims

The Day of solidarity in the fight against terrorism is commemorated in Russia today, on September 3. The tragic event commemorated in particular on this day is the end of a school siege in the southern Russian city of Beslan in …

 Russians celebrate National Flag Day

The National Flag Day of the Russian Federation is celebrated on August 22 every year in accordance with the presidential executive order "On National Flag Day in the Russian Federation," dated August 20, 1994. The white, blue …

Private plane makes safe landing at Sheremetievo

A private plane en route to Samara from Moscow has made a safe landing at Moscow’s Sheremetievo airport after its hydraulic system failed, a source in emergency services said. "A private plane of the Global Jet company, …