HOTEL OF THE WEEK
The Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a modern luxury hotel, opened October 30, 2014, with a facade that replicates the historic Hotel Moskva, which previously stood on the same location on Manezhnaya Square in the Tverskoy District, Moscow. Hotel is located less than 75 m from the Red Square entrance, just opposite the State History Museum, 100 m from GUM, across the street from DUMA –The Lower House of the Russian Parliament.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Faberge Museum Café is located in the heart of StPetersburg in the real historical palace — Shuvalov Palace. The palace has an area of about 4,700 square meters and is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg, it is both a historical monument and a tourist attraction. Palace houses Faberge museum with the biggest collection of Faberge eggs in the world.
New hotel Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park will be opened in September 2017. Strategically located on LeningradskyAvenue, the Hotel is close to Dynamo stadium, hotels, shops and restaurants, landmarks and tourist attractions, as well as only 10 minutes away from the Kremlin.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
St. Petersburg Projection Museum (Lumiere Hall) is located inside of the building the largest gasholder of the 19th century in the very center of St. Petersburg. Gasholder has long been abandoned and could not find his destiny but in 2015 it was turned into a Museum of projections – the First in Russia.
You are invited to participate in the 19th SPIMUN conference (26—29 March 2017) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. SPIMUN is one of the United Nations Models affiliated to The Hague International Model United Nations with the same rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day-long simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of SPIMUN includes the Security Council, the General Assembly (4 Committees), the ECOSOC and the Special Conference. SPIMUN is designed for high school students (14 — 19 years old).
Industry UpdatesMARCH 2017
Latvian national airline airBaltic will start operating flights on a new route Riga - Kazan - Riga from April 26, 2017
Every day over 9 MILLION passengers ride the Metro, Moscow's vast underground subway system. In a single day, an average of 9915 trains operate between 5am — 1am.
Moscow actually has more billionaires living in the area than any other city in the world. With a total of 74 billionaires, Moscow beats New York City's statistic by three.
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long
The Trans-Siberian Railway (connectingMoscow and Vladivostok) is the longest railway in the world
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
Russia is a transcontinental country, extending halfway around the northern hemisphere and covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia