Author: Matt Harris

Moscow Population 2012

Moscow Population 2012

Moscow is one of the most densely populated cities on earth and while some claims in 2012 state the population is reaching something like 17 million people, the last official census, taken in 2010,...

Georgia cruise past abject Russia

As expected, Georgia brushed past a rather inept Russia in their latest European Nations Cup game and with just a re-arranged match against the Ukraine to play, the Georgians now head the table in...

Russia capitulate while Georgia rally in latest European Nations Cup games

Russia capitulate while Georgia rally in latest European Nations Cup games

While Russia would have been buoyed by their performance against Portugal in the last round of European matches, coach Kingsley Jones will have been bitterly disappointed with the manner in which they surrendered to...

Narrow win for Russia while Georgia slump to defeat in European Nations Cup

Narrow win for Russia while Georgia slump to defeat in European Nations Cup

Portugal 32-33 Russia Coach Kingsley Jones was indebted to the kicking qualities of Anton Ryabov and Yuri Kushnarev whose collective boots saw Russia scrape home by a single point in their European Nations Cup...

Russian actors in Hollywood

Those that are unfamiliar with the world of film may be surprised to know that there is a rich history of Russian actors in Hollywood. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union the list...

Russian antiques

When shopping for Russian antiques there are many different options available. Some, such as the creations of the house of Faberge are extremely rare and in most cases cost prohibitive but others are affordable...

Roman Abramovich house

While Roman Abramovich manages to shield much of his private life away from the glare of the world’s media, information regarding his many houses across the globe is easily available. The press in some...

Peter the Great timeline

This article outlines a brief Peter the Great timeline, highlighting some of the key moments in the life of one of Russia’s most notorious leaders. 09 June 1672 – Peter is born The future...

Russian landforms

The Russian landscape is diverse and fascinating and it contains some of the most spectacular natural sights in the world. From the mighty Urals and Caucasus Mountains to Lake Baikal – the largest freshwater...