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  • The Many Kremlins of Russia

    Ever visited the famous Kremlin in Moscow, the home of the President with its five palaces, four cathedrals, and a huge wall? Actually, there isn't only one Kremlin, there are many, all over Russia. Kremlin actually means fortress in the city, and we're going to introduce you to some of the most famous kremlins in the country in this article.


  • Frescoes: Ancient Art of Russia

    Intricate, beautiful and yes, divine, ancient Russian frescos – murals that decorate church interiors – offer a unique glimpse into a worldview from centuries ago.


  • ITMO University Rector and Governor of Pskov Oblast Sign Cooperation Agreement

    On April 13, Vladimir Vasilyev, the Rector of ITMO University, and Mikhail Vedernikov, the Governor of Pskov Oblast, signed a cooperation agreement between the university and the region’s administration. 


  • ITMO PhD Student Designs Sustainable Development Project for the Pskov Region

    The project for sustainable development of the area near the Pskov State Regional Power Station was initiated by Sergey Gastev, a PhD student at the Faculty of Energy and Ecotechnology, with support from the administration of Pskov Oblast. Thanks to this project, the station that was supposed to be closed will be able to start functioning again. ITMO.NEWS contacted the project’s author and found out why he decided to save the power station and how his expertise in engineering helped find investors.


  • Travel Tips: Pskov

    An ancient Russian stronghold, Pskov offers a fascinating trip to the times of knights and hermits made easier with the introduction of a fast train service from St. Petersburg.