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  • Central Stadium (Volgograd)

    Central Stadium (Russian: Центральный стадион, Tsentralnyi Stadion) is a multi-purpose stadium in Volgograd, Russia, that is home to FC Rotor Volgograd. The capacity of the stadium is 32,120, after the reconstruction will be 45,015 in time for the 2…

  • Bolshevik Island

    Bolshevik Island (Russian: о́стров Большеви́к, pronounced [ˈostrəf bəlʲʂɨˈvʲik]) is the southernmost island of the Severnaya Zemlya group in the Russian Arctic, and the second largest island in the group.

  • Battle of Krasnoi

    The Battle of Krasnoi (Krasny) (November 15 to 18, 1812) was a series of skirmishes fought in the final stage of Napoleon's retreat from Moscow. The Russians under General Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov inflicted heavy losses on the remnants of the G…

  • Aeroflot Flight 3352

    Aeroflot Flight 3352 was a Tupolev Tu-154 airline flight on a domestic route from Krasnodar to Novosibirsk, with an intermediate landing in Omsk. While landing at Omsk Airport on Thursday, 11 October 1984, the aircraft crashed into maintenance vehic…

  • Rostov-on-Don Airport

    Rostov-on-Don Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Ростов-на-Дону) Aeroport Rostov-na-Donu (IATA: ROV, ICAO: URRR) is an international airport located 9 km (6 mi) east of the city of Rostov-on-Don, in southern Russia.

  • Palace of Facets

    The Palace of the Facets (Russian: Грановитая Палата) is a building in the Moscow Kremlin, Russia, which contains what used to be the main banquet reception hall of the Muscovite Tsars. It is the oldest preserved secular building in Moscow. Located …

  • Kazan Cathedral, Moscow

    Kazan Cathedral Russian: Казанский собор, also known as the "Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan", is a Russian Orthodox church located on the northeast corner of Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

  • Battle of Maloyaroslavets

    The Battle of Maloyaroslavets took place on 24 October 1812, between the Russians, under Marshal Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, and part of the corps of Eugène de Beauharnais, Napoleon's stepson, under General Alexis Joseph Delzons which numbered ab…

  • Battle of Krasny Bor

    The Battle of Krasny Bor was part of the Soviet offensive Operation Polyarnaya Zvezda. It called for a pincer attack near Leningrad, to build on the success of Operation Iskra and completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, encircling a substantial part…

  • TsAGI

    TsAGI is a transliteration of the Russian abbreviation for Центра́льный аэрогидродинами́ческий институ́т (ЦАГИ) or "Tsentralniy Aerogidrodinamicheskiy Institut", the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute.

  • Teriberka

    Teriberka (Russian: Териберка) is a rural locality (a selo) in Kolsky District of Murmansk Oblast, Russia, located on the Barents Sea coast, at the mouth of the Teriberka River.

  • State Kremlin Palace

    The State Kremlin Palace (Russian: Государственный Кремлёвский Дворец), formerly and unofficially still better known as the Kremlin Palace of Congresses (Кремлёвский Дворец съездов), is a large modern building inside the Moscow Kremlin.

  • National Library of Russia

    The National Library of Russia in St Petersburg (known as the Imperial Public Library from 1795 to 1917; Russian Public Library from 1917 to 1925; State Public Library from 1925 to 1992 (since 1932 named after M.Saltykov-Shchedrin); NLR), is not onl…

  • Moneron Island

    Moneron Island, (Russian: Монерон, Japanese: 海馬島 Kaibato, Ainu: Todomoshiri) is a Russian possession located off Sakhalin Island.

  • Kolyma River

    The Kolyma River (Russian: Колыма́; IPA: [kəlɨˈma]) is a river in northeastern Siberia, whose basin covers parts of the Sakha Republic, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, and Magadan Oblast of Russia. It begins at the confluence of the Kulu River and the Ay…

  • List of diplomatic missions in Russia

    This is a list of diplomatic missions in Russia. As the world's largest country, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, regional power in Europe and Asia and the principal successor state to the Soviet Union, the Russian Federati…

  • Anadyr River

    Anadyr (Russian: Ана́дырь) is a river in the far northeast Siberia which flows into Anadyr Bay of the Bering Sea and drains much of the interior of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.

  • Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport

    Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Южно-Сахалинск, IATA: UUS, ICAO: UHSS) is an airport in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on the Russian island of Sakhalin. The airport was established in 1945 as a military airfield.

  • Vostok 2

    Vostok 2 (Russian: Восток-2, Orient 2 or East 2) was a Soviet space mission which carried cosmonaut Gherman Titov into orbit for a full day on August 6, 1961 to study the effects of a more prolonged period of weightlessness on the human body. Titov …

  • Valley of Geysers

    The Valley of Geysers (Russian: Долина гейзеров) is a geyser field on Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, and has the second largest concentration of geysers in the world. This 6 km (3.7 mi) long basin with approximately ninety geysers and many hot springs…

  • Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University

    Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University (Санкт-Петербургский Государственный Политехнический Университет, abbreviated as SPbPU; also, formerly "Saint Petersburg State Technical University", abbreviated as SPbSTU) is a major Russian technical u…

  • National Museum of Health and Medicine

    The National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) is a museum in Silver Spring, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. The museum was founded by U.S. Army Surgeon General William A. Hammond as the Army Medical Museum (AMM) in 1862; it became the NMHM in 19…

  • Marble Palace

    Marble Palace (Мраморный дворец) is one of the first Neoclassical palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is situated between the Field of Mars and Palace Quay, slightly to the east from New Michael Palace.

  • Cathedral of the Archangel

    The Cathedral of the Archangel (Russian: Архангельский собор, or Arkhangelsky sobor) is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Archangel Michael. It is located in Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin in Russia between the Great Kremlin Palace …

  • Cape Dezhnev

    Cape Dezhnyov or Cape Dezhnev (Russian: мыс Дежнёва; formerly East Cape or Cape Vostochny) is a cape that forms the eastmost mainland point of Eurasia. It is located on the Chukchi Peninsula in the very thinly populated Chukotka Autonomous Okrug of …

  • Terek River

    The Terek River (Russian: Те́рек; IPA: [ˈtʲerʲɪk]; Karachay-Balkar: Terk, Georgian: თერგი, Tergi; Ossetian: Терк, Avar: Терек, Terek, Chechen: Теркa, Terka) is a major river in the Northern Caucasus, flowing through Georgia and Russia into the Caspi…

  • Novgorod Kremlin

    Novgorod Kremlin (also Detinets) stands on the left bank of the Volkhov River in Veliky Novgorod about two miles north of where it empties out of Lake Ilmen.

  • Kitay-gorod

    Kitay-gorod (Russian: Китай-город), also referred to as the Great Possad (Russian: Великий Посад) in the 1500-1600s, is a cultural and historical area within the central part of Moscow, Russia, defined by the markings of now almost entirely razed fo…

  • Fallen Monument Park

    Fallen Monument Park (formerly called the Park of the Fallen Heroes) is a park outside the Krymsky Val building in Moscow shared by the modern art division of Tretyakov Gallery and Central House of Artists.

  • Curonian Lagoon

    The Curonian Lagoon (or Bay, Gulf; Russian: Куршский залив, Lithuanian: Kuršių marios, Polish: Zalew Kuroński, German: Kurisches Haff) is separated from the Baltic Sea by the Curonian Spit. Its surface area is 1,619 square kilometers (625 sq mi).

  • Yakutsk Airport

    Yakutsk Airport (Sakha: Дьокуускай Аэропорт, Russian: Аэропо́рт Яку́тск) (IATA: YKS, ICAO: UEEE) is an airport in Yakutsk, Russia.

  • Volga–Baltic Waterway

    The Volga–Baltic Waterway, formerly known as the Mariinsk Canal System (Russian: Мариинская водная система), is a series of canals and rivers in Russia which link the Volga River with the Baltic Sea.