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  • Kresty Prison

    Kresty (Russian: Кресты, literally Crosses) prison, officially Investigative Isolator No. 1 of the Administration of the Federal Service for the Execution of Punishments for the city of Saint Petersburg (Следственный Изолятор № 1 УФСИН по г. Санкт-П…

  • Kostroma Moose Farm

    Kostroma Moose Farm (Russian: Костромска́я лосефе́рма) is an experimental farm in Kostroma Oblast, Russia, where a herd of moose is kept, primarily for milk production; the farm supplies moose's milk to a nearby sanitorium. It is located near the vi…

  • Ivangorod Fortress

    Ivangorod Fortress (Estonian: Jaanilinn, Votic: Jaanilidna) is a Russian medieval castle established by Ivan III in 1492 and since then grown into the town of Ivangorod.

  • Grozny Airport

    Airport “Grozny” (Chechen: Соьлжа-ГӀалан аэропорт, Russian: Аэропорт «Грозный») (IATA: GRV, ICAO: URMG) is an airport in Chechen Republic, Russia located 7.5 km north of Grozny.

  • European Watershed

    The Main European Watershed is the drainage divide which separates the basins of the rivers that empty into the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea from those that feed the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea.

  • Donetsk, Russia

    Donetsk (Russian: Доне́цк) is a town in Rostov Oblast, Russia, located on the Seversky Donets River on the border with Ukraine. By road it is located 388 kilometres (241 mi) west of Volgograd.

  • Barvikha

    Barvikha (Russian: Барви́ха) is a village in Odintsovsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia. It is the site of the Barvikha Sanatorium, the health resort of the President of Russia. During the Soviet era, Barvikha was known as the site of the most de…

  • Barents Region

    The Barents Region is a name given, by political ambition to establish international cooperation after the fall of the Soviet Union, to the land along the coast of the Barents Sea, from Nordland in Norway to the Kola Peninsula in Russia and beyond a…

  • Zapadnaya Litsa (naval base)

    Zapadnaya Litsa (Russian: Западная Лица) is the largest and most important Russian naval base built for the Northern Fleet. The base is located far in the north of Russia, on the Litsa Fjord at the westernmost point of the Kola Peninsula.

  • Yelabuga

    Yelabuga (Russian: Ела́буга; Tatar Cyrillic: Алабуга, Latin: Alabuğa) is a town in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, located on the right bank of the Kama River and 200 kilometers (120 mi) east from Kazan.

  • White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal

    The White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal in Russian Federation have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The patrimony embraces eight medieval limestone monuments of Zalesye from the late 12th and early 13th centuries.

  • Volgograd International Airport

    Volgograd International Airport (Russian: Международный Аэропорт Волгоград) (IATA: VOG, ICAO: URWW) is an airport in Russia located 15 km northwest of Volgograd. It comprises a civilian airport built on top of an older military runway (3300 m), now …

  • Valaam

    Valaam (Russian: Валаам or Валаамский архипелаг), also known historically by the Finnish name Valamo, is an archipelago in the northern portion of Lake Ladoga, lying within the Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation. The total area of its more than…

  • Solikamsk

    Solikamsk (Russian: Солика́мск) is a town in Perm Krai, Russia. Before Peter the Great's reign, it was the largest industrial centre of the Tsardom of Russia and contains a fine collection of churches from that period.

  • Pogost

    Pogost (Russian: погост, from Old East Slavic: погостъ) is a historical term with several meanings in the Russian language. It has also been borrowed into Latgalian (pogosts), Finnish (pogosta) and Latvian (pagasts), with specific meanings.

  • Nizhny Novgorod International Airport

    Nizhny Novgorod International Airport (Russian: Международный аэропорт Нижний Новгород) (IATA: GOJ, ICAO: UWGG) (also referred to as Strigino Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Стригино) is the international airport serving the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russ…

  • Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology

    Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology (Russian: Федеральное Государственное Унитарное предприятие "Московский институт теплотехники", ФГУП МИТ - Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology") (The name can also be transl…

  • National Research Nuclear University MEPhI

    National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) / NRNU MEPhI, NIYaU MEPhI or MEPhI) (Russian: Национальный исследовательский ядерный университет “МИФИ” / НИЯУ МИФИ or МИФИ) is one of the most recognized technical un…

  • Military Engineering-Technical University

    The Saint Petersburg Military Engineering-Technical University (Nikolaevsky) (Russian: Санкт-Петербургский Военный инженерно-технический университет, VITU), previously known as the Saint Petersburg Nikolaevsky Engineering Academy, was established in…

  • Mariinsky Palace

    Mariinsky Palace, also known as Marie Palace (Russian: Мариинcкий дворец), was the last Neoclassical imperial palace to be constructed in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

  • Kaliningrad Chkalovsk

    Kaliningrad Chkalovsk (also Chkalovskoye, Tchalov, or Proveren) is a naval air base in Chkalovsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia located 9 km northwest of Kaliningrad. Most instances in Russian aviation literature of Chkalovsk or Chkalovskoye refer spec…

  • Grand Hotel Europe

    The Belmond Grand Hotel Europe (Russian: Гранд Отель Европа; known as Hotel Evropeiskaya during the Soviet period) vies with Corinthia Hotel St.

  • Ferapontov Monastery

    The Ferapontov convent (Russian: Ферапонтов монастырь), in the Vologda region of Russia, is considered one of the purest examples of Russian medieval art, a reason given by UNESCO for its inscription on the World Heritage List.

  • Yugyd Va National Park

    Yugyd Va National Park (Komi, Russian: Югыд ва) is a national park in the Komi Republic, a constituent republic of the Russian Federation, in Northeastern Europe.

  • Yelagin Palace

    Yelagin Palace (Елагин дворец; also Yelaginsky or Yelaginoostrovsky Dvorets) completed in 1822 is a palace in Saint Petersburg which is situated on Yelagin Island in the Neva River and served as a royal summer palace during the reign of Tsar Alexand…

  • Urup

    Urup (Russian: Уру́п, Japanese: 得撫島, Ainu: ウルㇷ゚, Urup) is an uninhabited volcanic island in the Kuril Islands chain in the south of the Sea of Okhotsk, northwest Pacific Ocean.

  • Ulyanovsk Vostochny Airport

    Ulyanovsk Vostochny Airport (sometimes referred to as Ul'yanovsk or Ulyanovsk Northeast) (IATA: ULY, ICAO: UWLW) is an airport in Russia located 28 kilometres (17 mi) northeast of Ulyanovsk in Russia. This runway is the third longest public use runw…

  • Turukhansk

    Turukhansk (Russian: Туруха́нск) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Turukhansky District of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located 1,474 kilometers (916 mi) north of Krasnoyarsk, at the confluence of the Yenisey and Nizhnyaya T…

  • Talagi Airport

    Talagi Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Талаги) (IATA: ARH, ICAO: ULAA) is an international airport serving Arkhangelsk, Russia, located 11 kilometers outside the city. In 2001 it had 105,797 passengers and 921 tonnes of cargo.

  • Sortavala

    Sortavala (Russian: Со́ртавала; Finnish and Karelian: Sortavala; Swedish: Sordavala) is a town in the Republic of Karelia, Russia, located at the northern tip of Lake Ladoga.

  • Russian Space Research Institute

    The Russian Space Research Institute (Russian: Институт космических исследований Российской академии наук, Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian abbreviation: ИКИ РАН, IKI RAN) is the leading organization of the Russia…