Category Archives: Russia

Putin Endorses Magic World Russia

[ RUSSIA ] Russian president Vladimir Putin has endorsed The Magical World of Russia, a USD $4 billion theme park to be located near Moscow….

Iida Group Seeks to Develop Russian Casino

[  Vladivostok, RUSSIA  ] Iida Group Holdings is seeking to develop a casino on Russky Island, about an hour from Vladivostok.  The Japanese firm is…

Puy du Fou Pursues Russian Theme Parks

[  Moscow, RUSSIA  ] French company Puy du Fou will press ahead with plans to build a family-oriented theme park near Moscow that aims to…

Places | Kuntsevo Plaza Moscow

[  Moscow, RUSSIA  ] Kuntsevo Plaza is a mixed-use lifestyle facility nearing its grand opening, located at Yartsevskaya Street in Moscow. The retail mall area will…

Places | Moscow’s Metropolis Mall

[  Moscow, RUSSIA  ] The shopping mall, opened in 2009, is one of the largest shopping centers in Russia.  The center includes a huge supermarket,…

Moscow’s Mercury City Tower Tops Out

[ Moscow, RUSSIA ] Europe’s tallest skyscraper has topped out at 1,112 feet.   The tall building is located in Moscow International Business Center.  At…

IOC Inspects Sochi Winter Olympics Preparations

[ Sochi, RUSSIA ] Representatives of the International Olympic Committee visited Sochi in October 2012 to inspect preparation efforts for this Black Sea resort’s hosting…

Moscow’s Federal City Initiative

[ Moscow, RUSSIA ] A massive expansion of Moscow is planned, an area of 148,000 hectares called the “Federal City” master plan.  More than 70…

Places | Mall of Russia

[  Moscow, RUSSIA  ] The USD $500 million Mall of Russia opened in December 2010.