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Who was Alexander III and why ... Surprisingly, but the personality of the emperor Alexander III is one of the least known in the royal family. Although, the times of his rule were among the most peaceful and at the same time progressive for the Russian Empire. 28.05.2018 The history of gorgeous Winter... The current Winter Palace is the sixth construction of a Winter Residence for the Royal family in a row. Previous options were either too small, or destroyed with fire. The Winter Palace we know now was built according to the project of F.B... 28.05.2018 Petrograd. Which city is it? W... Around a hundred years ago, on August 31, 1914, Petersburg was renamed to Petrograd. Petrograd is the name of St. Petersburg after August 31 (new style) 1914 until January 26, 1924, when the city was renamed to Leningrad. After the country ... 28.05.2018 Peter the Great Romanov, The f... Those who are interested in Russian history or those who are fascinated with the architecture of Saint-Petersburg, definitely know who Peter the Great was. Nonetheless, not many of us know that Peter the Great was not simply an important, b... 27.05.2018 Russian desserts. What sweet d... Russian cuisine has been always popular with its bakery and deserts. They do not always resemble the dishes you are familiar with, and they are not always light. But deserts you are going to taste in Russia are definitely not worse than pop... 27.05.2018 New charity trip by Olta Trave... On 15 of May was held one more Charity trip, organized by Olta Travel for the wards of the foundation «Starost’ v Radost’». This time they had a one-day tour to the most beautiful city of Russia – Saint Petersburg. 21.05.2018 The Kunstkamera or "The C... Located on the Neva wharf in the historic center of St. Petersburg, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (otherwise Kunstkamera) is one of the largest museums of its kind. The collection is an exhibition dedicated to the c... 12.05.2018 Moskva-City: Russian Manhattan Moscow International Business Center "Moskva-City" is a business district under construction in Moscow on the Presnenskaya Embankment. The project was designed by the authorities of the city of Moscow in 1992. Construction began o... 12.05.2018 The Novodevichy Monastery in M... The Novodevichy Bogoroditsa-Smolensky Monastery is an Orthodox monastery in Moscow, located on the Devichye field in the meander of the Moskva river, near Luzhniki, at the end of the historic Prechistenka (today it is Bolshaya Pirogovskaya ... 12.05.2018 Tretyakov State Gallery. One o... Tretyakov State Gallery is an art museum founded by the merchant Pavel Tretyakov. The museum is home to one of the largest collections of Russian art in the world. Pavel Tretyakov started collecting his paintings in the middle of the year 1... 12.05.2018