Photo of the Startup Village conference.
A particular success story of Russian IT entrepreneurship is spreading fast around the globe. Meet the coub! In April 2012, Igor and Anton Gladkoborodov, two brothers in their late twenties, along with their friend Mikhail Tabunov launched coub.com, a video-sharing...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Photo of a train at Moscow’s Yaroslavsky Station.
All year round, about 10,000 visitors follow in the footsteps of Gogol, Tyutchev and Chekhov and board the Riviera Express for a 50 hour journey dropping them in sunny and fashionable Cote d’Azur. The Moscow-Nice train covers 3,318 kilometres in 50 hours and...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Photo of the monument to Anton Chekhov in Tomsk.
In anticipation of the upcoming Triple Helix XII Conference in Tomsk, thinkRUSSIA explores all the region has to offer. Check out these fun facts about Tomsk, the “Siberian Athens”. 1. Tomsk is one of the oldest cities in Siberia. More than 400 years old...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Photo of visitors at Gorky Park.
Gorky Park, once Russia’s version of New York’s Coney Island, is now more akin to Central Park in Manhattan. During its renovation in 2011, Gorky Park was completely revamped – gone are the amusement park stands and carnival rides, replaced with cafes...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Photo of a visitor at the photo exhibition of Dmitri Baltermants's works "Retrospective" launched at the Multimedia Art Museum.
A new exhibition exploring the various periods of Russian color photography and the aesthetics that prevailed from the 1860s until the 1980s was launched on 1 August at The Photographers’ Gallery in London. The exhibition is part of “Russia Visualized,...
Friday, August 22, 2014
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Photo of the Startup Village conference.
Photo of a train at Moscow’s Yaroslavsky Station.
Photo of the monument to Anton Chekhov in Tomsk.
Photo of visitors at Gorky Park.
Photo of a visitor at the photo exhibition of Dmitri Baltermants's works "Retrospective" launched at the Multimedia Art Museum.

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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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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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A particular success story of Russian IT entrepreneurship is spreading fast around the globe. Meet the coub! In April 2012, Igor and Anton Gladkoborodov, two brothers in their...

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