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Russian Holiday

Victory Day- Victory Day is one of the most sacred holidays in Russia because it celebrates fallen soldiers. Victory Day is important also because it celebrates the wars being over.


Russian Foods - Okroshka

Cold soup made of mostly made out of raw vegetables such as cucumbers, spring onions, potatoes, broccoli with eggs, and a cooked meat such as beef, veal sausages, or ham with kvass, topped with sour cream.


Olivier Salad

Diced potatoes, vegetables, eggs and hams with mayonnaise dressing


Rassolinik

A soup made from pickled cucumbers, pearl barley, beef or pork kidney


Kizhi Island (Russain Attractions)

Kizhi is an island near the geometrical center of the Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. It is elongated from north to south and is about 6 km long, 1 km wide and is about 68 km away from the capital of Karelia, Petrozavodsk. It is an awesome place to visit because the view is great and the water around it is beautiful.


Gorky Park

Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure is an amusement park in Moscow, named after Maxim Gorky. It is one of top rated amusement parks in Russia.


Moscow Zoo

The Moscow Zoo is a 21.5-hectare zoo founded in 1864 by professor-biologists, K.F. Rulje, S.A. Usov and A.P. Bogdanov, from the Moscow State University. In 1919, the zoo was nationalized. This zoo is one of the most loved zoo for it's amazing variety of animals.


Famous Russian People- Rurik

ruler of Novogarod, progenitor of the Rurikid Dynasty, traditionally the first ruler of Russia

Igor the monarch

"the Old", the first historically well-attested Ririkid ruler


Olga the monarch

the first woman ruler of Rus' (regent), the first Christian among Russian rulers


Poklonnaya Gora

This section of Victory Park has long been popular as a gathering place for Moscow youth. Although nothing special, the funfair has all the usual rides: carousels, a ghost train, dodgems, etc. There's also a 3D cinema, and Europe's largest ocean aquarium is now under construction nearby.

Opening hours: Daily from 12:00 to 21:00.


Sokolniki

The funfair in Sokolniki Park is a genuine Soviet relic, with most of the rides dating from at least twenty years ago. Although worth a look just for curiosity value, it's probably only of interest to very young children. Nonetheless, the park is very central, and one of the best places in the city to bring kids for a walk or a picnic.



VVTs

Amongst it's many attractions, the VVTs has plenty designed especially for children. There are two funfairs, one for toddlers (Attra-park), and one - with rollercoasters, motorbikes and the largest big wheel in Europe - for older kids (Attraktsionomaniya). There's also the Theatre of Funny Horrors, which has an old-fashioned charm, and a few of the ubiquitous gaming arcades and shooting galleries. As there's plenty more to do with children in the area, the VVTs could be one of the best places in the city for a family day out.

Opening hours: Attraktsionomaniya: Daily 10:00 to 22:30 (11:00 to 21:00 in winter), Attra-park: Daily 11:00 to 20:00 (weekends only in winter), Theatre of Funny Horrors: Daily 12:00 to 20:00 (shows every hour).


INTERESTING FACTS

-Full name is Russian Federation


-Its total area of the country is 17,075,400 sq killometers

-the population of 2010 is 142,905,200