Photo of the Kizhi pogost.
thinkRUSSIA explores Kizhi Island, home to various flora, fauna and the Kizhi Pogost, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Kizhi Island is one of many islands in Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. The island’s name originates from the word kizharsuari,...
Monday, November 24, 2014
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Photo of Moscow, host to the FutureEverything Digital Arts Festival.
FutureEverything comes to Moscow this month, to showcase live performances, exhibitions and workshops by some of the leading artists and musicians from Russia and the UK. The event will take place from 20-23 November. Digital connectivity will be the primary theme...
Monday, November 17, 2014
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Photo of the Yandex headquarters in Moscow.
Russia’s leading search engine has created a specialized search platform for household services, responding to demand for such tasks with its new online marketplace called Yandex.Master. Via the marketplace, consumers can find professional help for services...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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Photo of the Altai State Nature Reserve.
thinkRUSSIA explores the unique and beautiful scenery of the Altai Republic. Home of the “Golden Mountain” The Altai Republic is situated in Southern Russia right on the border between Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia (in Chinese Altai means “...
Monday, November 3, 2014
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Photo of the Beriev Be-200 aircraft, which fights wildfires.
The Russian Beriev Be-200 jet is a public safety game-changer designed and built to avoid the community turmoil, environmental damage, public health crises, disrupted economies, and stunted growth that result from out-of-control wildfires. Stopping natural disasters in...
Monday, October 27, 2014
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Photo of the Kizhi pogost.
Photo of Moscow, host to the FutureEverything Digital Arts Festival.
Photo of the Yandex headquarters in Moscow.
Photo of the Altai State Nature Reserve.
Photo of the Beriev Be-200 aircraft, which fights wildfires.

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June 13, 2014
thinkRUSSIA meets Fabrice Disdier, director of CREF-R Moscow (center for Language learning) and president of the entrepreneurship committee at the French-Russian Chamber of...

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Photo of canned fish products on the shelves of a Moscow supermarket.
August 15, 2014
Russia has one of the world’s 10 most important fishery industries with an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of 7.6 million km² that provides access to one of the...

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Photo of the Yandex headquarters in Moscow.
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Russia’s leading search engine has created a specialized search platform for household services, responding to demand for such tasks with its new online marketplace called...

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