The country has the largest share of Arctic territory, but only 5% of those who visit are Russian. Tours are still extremely expensive, ranging from €8,250 up to €27,500.
An official with the Russian prison service has said yoga lessons will continue, rejecting a theologist's suggestion that it could spark riots
Russia's 'whale jail' set to close after international outcry
"Turkey must choose," American Vice-President Mike Pence, warned last week.
Hundreds of extreme snow lovers made a massive descent in bright carnival In the Kemerovo region on the territory of the famous ski resort Sheregesh
Pressure is growing on Moscow to release 11 killer whales and 87 belugas from small pens in the far east of the country.
Inspiring trends and new designers at Autumn-Winter 19 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow
The explosion took place at the Mozhaysky Military Space Academy in St Petersburg.
Aviation personnel at the Oreshkovo airfield in Russia's Kaluga region, some 200 Kilometres south-west of Moscow, have a special pet living right in a cordoned off area of an airfield - a three-year-old brown bear named Mansur.
The explosion was recorded on December 18, 2018, over the Bering Sea.
We went on an extreme expedition to one of the northernmost corners of Europe to find some answers.
Russia enjoyed a clean sweep in the speed category at the Ice Climbing World Championships in Kirov at the weekend.
Positive recommendations by penitentiary authorities following their participation in the festival can count favourably towards the inmates being paroled.
People who spread what Russian authorities consider to be fake news or who show "disrespect" to the state will face tough new fines.
Russian defence ministry says the American aircraft was heading towards its borders.
Swimsuit wearing ice-skaters braved the Siberian cold to take part in a race on Lake Baikal on Saturday.
Alferov was a Russian scientist who contributed significantly to the creation of modern heterostructure physics and electronics. He won the 2000 Nobel Prize in physics.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been heavily criticised over a "whale prison" in the far east of the country, which is run by companies involved in trafficking.
Dozens of competitors are waiting for the start of one of the longest dog sled races in the world in Russia's far east.
Repeated sightings of green-coloured snow in the Russian city of Pervouralsk is concerning residents.