Russian figure skaters to watch next season

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In St. Petersburg, we are already more than halfway through the summer, which means that the time of fancy boat parties is slowly coming to an end. However, before we brace ourselves for autumn with its cold rain and ever shorter days, we should remember our prospects are not all grey and gloomy.  For one,… Continue reading

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Ice Legends of CSKA Moscow: Hockey Inspired Weekend

Hockey inspired

Ice Legends of CSKA Moscow: Hockey Inspired Weekend I really want to go to a Hockey match! Thus this is a Hockey inspired post. Unfortunately, since there is only 24 hours in a day – I haven’t found the time. Hence, I settled for a movie about Russian hockey legend Valery Kharlamov. Movie is called Legend… Continue reading

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Ready for the UEFA Euro Championship 2016?

EURO 2016

Are you ready for the UEFA Euro Championship 2016? The UEFA Euro Championship is starting tomorrow and it’s the event that football fans all over Europe have been waiting for months. It will be the 15th edition of the quadrennial international men’s football championship of Europe organized by UEFA and it’s going to be held in France from the… Continue reading

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International Hockey Championship: Battle of the Pucks 2016

International Hockey Championship

International Hockey Championship: Battle of the Pucks 2016 From May 6 to May 22, Russia will host the International Hockey Championship, organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). There are a total of 16 teams competing for the top spot, with Canada returning to defend last year’s title. Russians have long been associated with the… Continue reading

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Muzeon Park, ideal for a Soviet-nostalgic stroll or free Yoga classes.

Do you feel like indulging in some Soviet Nostalgia? The Muzeon Park in Moscow is the place for you. Also known as the Park of the Fallen Heroes, Muzeon is the dumping ground for the Soviet statues that were ripped from their pedestals in the 90s after the fall of Communism. The park houses more… Continue reading

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“Велобульвар” – new urban tradition !

The warm weather arrives and with it the outdoor activities! If you’re a little sporty, or you enjoy bike rides, the roller or skating (anything that rolls without engines!) Come and join this Sunday, May 18 at “Velobulevar”. The goal? To Celebrate and promote the culture of cycling and an healthy and sporty life! The… Continue reading

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Ice Hockey World Championship : already three victories for Russia!

From 9 to 25 May 2014 is held in Minsk (Belarus) the Ice Hockey World Championship (and already the 78th one !). 16 teams (the Elite group), are divided into two groups of eight (A and B). Russia is part of group B with Finland, the USA, Switzerland, Germany, Latvia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. During the… Continue reading

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Zenit Rise to the Top

Following a cracking 4-1 victory over Krasnodar on the 12th of April and a 2-1 victory over Anzhi Makhackala, St Petersburg’s football team, Zenit, has risen to the top of the Russian Premier League with just four games left to play. “This was an important victory, a very important one,” Zenit’s manager Andre Villas-Boas said after… Continue reading

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