Calls to remove naturists from a popular beach seen as part of a sweeping wave of conservatism in Vladimir Putin's Russia
See photos from the new military theme park outside Moscow where civilians can play with tanks, missile launchers and other assorted bits of Russian hardware
The "Disneyland-style" park, as Moscow city hall calls it, will be Europe's largest indoor theme park
The plan includes a road that would connect Russia's eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, while linking with existing roads in Western Europe and Asia
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Recent turmoil has dented Russia's appeal to tourists. But should it be scrapped from travel itineraries?
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It's been a major year for new skyscrapers in 2014, but what's in the pipeline for the year ahead?
Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
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Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
A report indicates Chinese officials are discussing an underground railway from Beijing to Alaska. But how likely is it?
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CNN checks out the saltwater pool and beautiful view from the Sochi holiday home that once housed Stalin
It's got a new theme park, an F1 track and 50,000 hotel rooms. But after the Olympics, who will come?
Russians don't always have the best reputation abroad, but as their numbers (and bank accounts) grow, the travel industry is starting to court them
Chivalry rules and so does dressing up for almost anything, but you don't have to drink vodka the minute you're through customs
The Winter Olympics locale is also a popular holiday spot for oligarchs and trained Russia's first space monkeys
Hell hole? Hell no! Soviet tourism posters on display at a London exhibition paint a picture of an earthly paradise