Almost 18,000 civilians evacuated from areas of Aleppo controlled by militantsWorld December 10, 7:41
Russian swimmers win 11 sets of medals at FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)Sport December 10, 7:00
Shiveluch volcano in Russia’s Far East spews ash to 11 km in airWorld December 10, 5:28
Ceasefire agreements enter into force near Damascus, in Idlib province ― mediaWorld December 10, 4:18
Russian pair Tarasova/Morozov win final of ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in MarseillesSport December 10, 4:00
Matviyenko to visit UAE to participate in Forum of Women Speakers of ParliamentRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 10, 3:21
Doping samples of all athletes from past three Olympics should be re-analyzed ― lawmakerSport December 10, 2:01
Russia’s figure skater Medvedeva leads with world record after SP at Grand Prix finalsSport December 10, 1:28
Russian energy minister expects OPEC, non member countries to sign agreement on oil outputBusiness & Economy December 10, 0:46
“We hope that the flow of inbound tourists will grow this year. And we hope that the number of foreign guests visiting Russia will also go up,” he told an ITAR-TASS news conference on Wednesday, noting growing interest in resorts of Crimea and southern Russia’s Krasnodar region that hosted this year’s Winter Olympic Games.
“Other regions should also act more actively,” he said. “They should tell potential visitors more about their potential and promote their tourist products.”
“The international situation has already affected Russia’s outbound tourism,” Safonov said. “The number of Russians travelling abroad has decreased by 4%.”
“It is very important that our tourists travel more often inside the country, which is unique in terms of its opportunities,” he added. “For our part, we will do our best to create most comfortable conditions for Russians' rest and leisure in their own country.