Tagged: history

Moscow Antiques

Moscow Antiques

Some interesting antiques have been discovered in Moscow this summer. Silver coins issued in 1924 were found in the territory of the VDNKh. Lattice windows, discovered by accident during technical work on Myasnitskaya Street,...

highest building in the world

Did You Know?

This is a plan which was envisioned for the highest building in the world, and which was scheduled to be built under the command of Stalin in the 1930s. The project was cancelled when...

Exploring Vnukovo

Exploring Vnukovo

Though the Vnukovo Airport is one of Moscow’s three main airports, it is still unfamiliar to many tourists and foreigners. For a long time it went unnoticed because of its old-fashioned approach to service,...

A District’s Name Can Tell You A Lot About Its History

A District’s Name Can Tell You A Lot About Its History

1147, (the year the city is first mentioned in historical chronicles), is considered the official date of the foundation of Moscow. From its humble beginnings as a small settlement lost in the forests, the...

A Bird's Eye View of Moscow

A Bird’s Eye View of Moscow

Moscow remains endlessly beautiful throughout the seasons; however summer is always a special time here. We only have 92 days (if we are lucky) to enjoy good weather, green leaves and blue skies, with a few more in spring and autumn.

Moscow: See You On The Water

Moscow: See You On The Water

The Moscow River which flows into the Caspian Sea, and along which we see restaurants under the city business centers, is the same river that people dive into as soon as the swimming season...