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Exploring St Petersburg: why Russia’s cultural heart will win you over
St Petersburg is a sophisticated forward-looking city that feels and looks much more European than Moscow. Its pretty canals are lined with pastel-coloured buil…
Rediscovering Moscow: why the time to go is now
Bustling and energetic, Moscow is a vibrant 24-hour city with a captivating and chaotic spirit that blends Western and Eastern cultures. Grand palaces and prett…
An expert's guide: the best places to stay in Moscow
One of the world’s most dynamic metropolises, Moscow has an energy like no other city, a chaotic spirit rumbling just beneath its polished surface. And since …