In the fall of 2022, Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, plans to send Anna Kikina, Russia’s only current female cosmonaut, to the International Space Station (ISS). We give the lowdown on who she is and how she passed the selection process.
Russian artists have captured all the seasons on their talented canvas, however, they have shown a special love for the relatively short Russian summer, with its sun rays falling on rye fields, blossoming meadows and birch trees, among many other things.
Although small business in Russia is gradually returning to life after quarantine, COVID-19 has dealt it a major blow. An Indian tailor and an English cheese-maker talked to RTVI correspondent Nikita Rudakov about how their businesses survived the pandemic.
Alexandra Rogova, who is just 13 years old, uses herbal remedies as a preventative measure against the coronavirus and, while she only knows Greta Thunberg from afar, has her own message for the Swedish environmental activist.