Monthly Archive: April 2011

Russian Presidents List

Russian Presidents List

Russia today is formally known as the Russian Federation, and it has only ever had three Presidents. The full list of Russian Presidents is, therefore: Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin and the current Russian President...

Black Sea Cruises 2011

Black Sea Cruises 2011

Cruises offer holidaymakers a great opportunity to both explore and relax in style, and Black Sea Cruises are no exception. They allow tourists to explore an area that is traditionally off the beaten track...

Russian Holidays 2011

Russian Holidays 2011

Russia has 12 public holidays each year. This article lists the Russian holidays 2011 will bring, giving their dates, and basic information about each holiday. Russian public holidays usually fall on the same date...

Visa to Russia From UK

Visa to Russia From UK

Introduction width=200;height=264;nationality=”UK”;destination=”RU”;residency=””;affiliate_id=”vaff2131″;bg=1;residency_domain=”visahq.com”; This article provides basic information about how to apply for a Russian visa from the UK. All information was correct at the time of writing, but because regulations change from time to...

Russian Consulate Dubai

Russian Consulate Dubai

The Russian Consulate in Dubai can be found at the following address: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Jumeirah, Str.6B, Villa No 21, Community No 367-432, Um Al Sheif. Tel: 971-04-328-53-47 Fax: 971-04-328-56-15 Email: rusconsul@eim.ae The...

Battle of Kursk Facts

Battle of Kursk Facts

The battle of Kursk, which took place in July 1943, was one of the most significant battles of the Eastern Front. German forces attempted to encircle the Soviet armies around Kursk and crush them,...

Ivan the Terrible Facts

Ivan the Terrible Facts

Ivan the Terrible, formally Ivan IV Vasilyevich, was the first Tsar of Russia. His reign, one of the longest of Russian Tsars, saw Russia emerge from its position as a medieval nation state into...

Yuri Gagarin Facts

Yuri Gagarin Facts

Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space on April 12, 1961, when his Vostok rocket completed a single orbit of the earth. This article, written on the 50th anniversary of his historic flight,...

Sputnik Facts

Sputnik Facts

This article contains information and facts about Sputnik, the Soviet satellite that first orbited the earth on 4 October 1957. Three Sputniks were launched into space In all, three Sputniks were launched into space....