Articles and photos about famous Russian cities

Cities of Russia: Kaliningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Kazan, Elista, Kostroma, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky and other

25.07.2018

Rostov-On-Don, the Gates to the Caucasus

Today, I would like to introduce you with another city whose name is very similar to Rostov Veliky
13.07.2018

Ryazan is a typical Orthodox city

Ryazan the name slightly echoes with the name of another Russian city, Kazan. But despite the similarity of the pronunciation the two names are in no […]
04.07.2018

Renaming the Streets of Moscow

Names of people and places have always been perceived in the conscience of Russians as something necessary, permanent.
09.03.2016

The City of Kaliningrad

Leningrad, Stalingrad, Sverdlovsk, Kuybyshev, Kaliningrad… During the Soviet times, it was a tradition to name towns of some importance after the name of a prominent figure […]
03.03.2016

Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest cities in Russia. The town is located on the picturesque banks of the river Volkhov. Novgorod was first mentioned […]
03.03.2016

Kazan, the Capital of Tatarstan

Kazan is unique city situated on the banks of the Volga river. Город, где встречаются Запад и Восток, разные культуры и традиции (It is the place […]
04.02.2016

Elista, the Capital of Kalmykia (part 1)

Many foreigners, even those who have already visited Russia, often believe that all the most interesting things that can be seen in our country are concentrated […]
04.02.2016

Elista, the Capital of Kalmykia (part 2)

Read part 1 of our article about Elista. Chess city There is also a large plastic chessboard, that can be played by anyone. The area of […]
14.12.2015

The Soul of Moscow

“Москва не есть обыкновенный большой город, каких тысяча. Москва не безмолвная громада камней, холодных, составленных в геометрическом порядке… нет! У неё есть своя душа, своя жизнь” […]
09.12.2015

Kostroma and Ipatiev Monastery

It is possible to go from Yaroslavl to Kostroma by train, by bus or by boat. Город стоит на месте слияния Волги с рекой Кострома (the […]
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