There are some of Russia’s finest tourist attractions including St. Basil’s Cathedral that is located in Southern part of Red Square. It was made to celebrate Russians’ victory over Tartars which is an Ethnic group in Russia in 1552. Another one is Lenin's Mausoleum that was built to give tribute to founder of Soviet Union, Valdimir Lenin. Thousands of people visit this place every year and enjoy the traditional changing of guards’ ceremony. Lastly, St. Petersburg which is the second largest city and most famous among the attractions of Russia. Its industrial, scientific and cultural perspectives makes it very unique.
EVENTS & FESTIVALS
Maslenitsa Festival or known as Pancake week is a Russian festival that celebrates the end of winter and the coming of spring with a week of pancake-related festivities. Another one is Victory Day which is celebrated every 9th of May as it commemorates the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany, this patriotic festival is bristling with military bombast
CULTURE & HERITAGE
The culture of the ethnic Russian people (along with the cultures of many other ethnicities with which it has intertwined in the territory of the Russian Federation) has a long tradition of achievement in many fields, especially when it comes to literature, folk dancing, philosophy, classical music, traditional folk music, ballet, architecture, painting, cinema, animation and politics, which all have had considerable influence on world culture.
TOURS & WALKS
Russia has a number of places to offer, you can visit specifically in Moscow. Take a walk at its historic core which Is the Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and St. Basil’s Cathedral which is known for its colorful, onion shaped domes.
While Russian is the official language, many Russians also speak English as a second language. More than 100 minority languages are spoken in Russia today, according to the BBC. The most popular is Dolgang, spoken by more than 5.3 percent of the country's population, according to the CIA. Other minority languages include Tartar, Ukrainian, Chuvash, Bashir, Mordvin and Chechen. Although these minority populations account for a small percentage of the overall Russian population, these languages are prominent in regional areas.