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  • Russian Board Games to Play This Weekend

    When the weather is too November-ish, there’s nothing better than staying in and inviting a friend or two to have fun – or, possibly, argue – over a board game. How about, instead of choosing classic Monopoly or Uno, you opt for one of the many great games that were created in Russia in recent years? As a bonus, you’ll get to practice Russian in a playful way.


  • Everything You Need to Know to Survive Autumn

    The changing of the seasons can be hard, but you'll surely handle it if you follow our team's advice.


  • ITMO.Megabattle: Contests and Friendships For the Win

    Megabattle, ITMO’s major annual student competition, is just like the Hogwarts House Cup – minus the Golden Snitch. All year round, students earn points for their academic performance and by joining various activities, all to bring their school to the top. We chatted with its active participants and organizers to learn what makes it so special – and why you should join it this year.


  • Fun & Wacky Sports to Try in St. Petersburg: Part 2

    If you’ve checked out the first part of this series and are craving even more endorphin-pumping activities, both indoor and outdoor, here's what to try next.


  • Four Family History Activities for a Friday Night

    It’s always fascinating to learn more about where you came from and what your ancestors were like. If you’re ready to start exploring your family’s past, we have some ideas on how to make it more fun.


  • Our Team’s Picks for a Productive Commute

    Here at the office, we have many things in common. For instance, all of us have to take various means of transport every morning to get here. Hopefully, by now you know that we are the original kind and we don’t just spend this time on our phones. What do we do instead? Read on for some quirky inspiration from yours truly.


  • Traditional Sports: Slavic Baseball, Boxing, and More

    The desire to play, have fun, and stay fit is universal all around the world and throughout the ages. Here’s how Slavic peoples did it in the past – with no gyms and stadiums required.


  • Things To Do When It’s Too Cold Outside

    When it's getting frostbite-cold outside, exploring the city may not be the greatest idea, but, luckily, there's a bunch of other things you can do while staying in the warmth of your room.


  • A Guide to Winter in St. Petersburg

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the song goes. You can’t help but love it, even despite the bitter cold, the early sunsets, or the occasional flu. But if it’s your first time in the city when the white veil descends upon us, you might have questions. How do I dress for the weather? How do Russians celebrate the holidays? And which activities can you enjoy? Let’s find out the answers in this digest of winter-themed stories by ITMO.NEWS.


  • Fun & Wacky Sports to Try in St. Petersburg

    Whether you’re eager to add some spark to your workout or would like to pick up a new sport, these five activities will do the job for you.