The restoration of the Bolshoi drama theatre — the return

Every lover of theatre in Petersburg knows the address 65 Fontanka River Embankment. It's here that you'll the Bolshoi Drama Theater. Within its walls, the famed director, Georgy Tovstonogov, over the course of 33 years, shined the bright light of his talent on various aspects of human existence. He didn't judge, and he didn't lecture. He merely presented peole with the pressing issues of the day, offering spectators the chance to find answers to them within themselves. Tovstonogov's years were undoubtedly a standout period in the life of the BDT, but they certainly weren't the only one. Its history dates back to 1919, but the history of the building that it occupies dates back to the 19th century, the era when Petersburg was the capital of the Russian empire. For the first time in its 150 years, the applause has died down at this building on the Fontanka River, and its first major renov...

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The restoration of the Bolshoi drama theatre — the return
Cycling in South Russia

Bike riding is a popular choice for people to spend their free time in a healthy and active way. Southern Russia is known for its numerous bike trails that suit all types of cyclists: From tourists that have nowhere to rush to professionals in training. Denis Golovko investigated several types of cycling: Extreme downhill cycling in the Caucasian Foothills, highway racing in the steppes and BMX trick riding, which he tried himself. This RTG TV host found out how a mountain biking trail is laid out, took a weekend bike-riding tour of the Lagonack highland and completed his cycling adventure with a relaxing stroll around the streets of Krasnodar, the region’s central city. 

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Cycling in South Russia
Holiday in Kazan

Kazan is very hospitable and always is ready to accept guests in the best way. The presenter Igor Vukolov saw it for himself. He stayed in the ports and fitness complex «Kazan»and was surprised at the fact, that besides comfortable and cosy restaurants there is one of the Russia's best golf club! Kazan is also famous for it's splendid hippodrome. The guests from all over the world come to national Tatar f east Sabantuj annually. Igor Vukolov visited Kazan's suburbs: the island Sviyazhsk, where the ancient Orthodox temples are located. This is where the frescoes of 16th century still remained!

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Holiday in Kazan