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1. Rolling in Rubles

St. Petersburg introduces a resort fee for tourists, with penalties for non-payment.

Tags: tourism, vacation, st petersburg
2. Tourists from China Return To Russia

Russia reactivates tourism from China for strategic reasons: to buy weapons from Beijing for the war in Ukraine.

Tags: international relations, war in ukraine, tourism, china
3. Not Quite Business as Usual

Sellers of souvenirs? They’re missing you, folks! But perhaps not that much.

Tags: economy, pandemic, business, souvenirs, travel, tourism, st. petersburg
4. What's Inside of Fox's Mouth?

“Snrrf.” *crunching sound* *laughter* “Pant, pant…”

– A fox as it thieves a camera from tourists in Kamchatka on September 8.
Tags: camera, kamchatka, tourism, cute, fox
5. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
6. Four Russian Treasures in North America

Remnants of the Imperial Russian past are all over Alaska – and California, too.

Tags: matryoshka, pelmeni, tourism, Orthodox Church, russian america, alaska, california
7. Tourism in the Time of Covid

“These people do not go to relax in other resorts, they settle in neighboring hotels: the more restrictions are imposed on legal business, the more it plays into the hands of those who work in the dark.”

– Natalia Stambulnikova, Chairman of the Association of Small Hotels of Crimea, warning of the ominous nature of coronavirus restrictions that impede tourism.
Tags: coronavirus, crimea, restrictions, travel, tourism, covid 19, COVID
8. Locating Lotuses

Did you know that wild lotus flowers are native to Russia? Well, here's an interactive map of where to find them in the Astrakhan region.  

Tags: ecology, environment, astrakhan, tourism, Internet, technology, nature, flowers
9. Eco-Scandal on Lake Baikal: "Chinese Invasion" or Distraction?

There has long been anxiety about a “Chinese takeover” of Siberia. Even Lake Baikal is not immune.

Tags: Irkutsk, logging, ecology, eco-nationalism, tourism, china, lake baikal, environment
10. Tourism for Tykes

Youthful tourism ambassadors might be coming to a Russian region near you.

Tags: TikTok, teenagers, Moscow, tourism, COVID

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