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The Russian capital is full of hidden thrills and wonders. And you can discover them all with RT’s Moscow Out series. We scour the metropolis, uncovering every nook and cranny, bringing you the definitive guide to the city that never sleeps. Each weekend RT’s veteran traveller Martyn Andrews take you on a journey to a Moscow you’ve never seen. Hang on to your hat!
Kremlin programme number two! In this week's exciting programme, Martyn Andrews and the team take their TV cameras inside the Kremlin. What new and revealing information will they find? The Kremlin isn't just a seat of power - it's also home to a stunning and incredible collection of art and other objects. In the second part of RT's exploration of the "Jewel of Russia" we will introduce you to our fascinating guide inside the political and historical heart of Russia.
The Moscow Kremlin, Red Square and the surrounding area are arguably the main tourist destinations in Moscow if not Russia. In RT's weekly arts and entertainment show this week, Martyn Andrews introduces a special two part programme. The first highlights areas outside the Kremlin walls and its history, offers information and takes a look at the various activities one can enjoy. Unlocking the secrets and stories from the past - the Moscow out team will take you on an historical journey you would not want to miss!
Swimming costumes at the ready! Moscow may be landlocked, but in the hot and humid summer days, there are still plenty of places to take a cool swim. There are almost twenty beaches in Moscow that you can enjoy – some are individual lakes or reservoirs; others are on various waterways. In this week's cultural journey, Martyn Andrews – ice-cream in hand - explores the best places to get a summer tan! Don't forget your sunscreen now!
Do we smell something fishy? Yes we do, and Martyn Andrews is yet again "reeling" them in! On this week's entertainment program, summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean there still aren't hundreds of things to do! One in every three people in Russia is interested in fishing - no surprise there, as fish is a major part of Russian Cuisine. But where can you fish in Moscow, and where can you buy the special equipment needed? This week's Moscow Out show will give you all the answers! And will provide a nice fresh meal at the end too!
On this week's Moscow Out, Martyn Andrews and his team look at the Russian Capital's various open air festivals. From an intriguing outdoor event on cardboard to a variety of rock concerts, such outings are enjoyed by thousands every weekend. We watch a Jazz festival at the beautiful Arkhangleskoe Park and Estate and see what other exciting outdoor events will be making their mark on the annual festival calendar. Bring your ear plugs - you may just need them!
This weeks Moscow Out explores Moscow's wetlands from ponds and lakes to rivers and canals. The Moscow Out team looks at the history behind many of the ponds in the city center and examines how the construction and renovation of others is helping life in 2009. We also take an Austrian guest on a water-based day trip that must be done by any visitor, expat or Muscovite: a boat journey along the Moscow River. Have your cameras ready!
The beautiful Moscow summer weather brings several seasonal activities. One of them is outdoor dining. Most people don't think that Moscow can reach temperatures of over thirty five degrees! Martyn Andrews explores the capital’s summer terraces, from the peaceful and hidden to the lavish and extravagant. Be prepared to discover some real culinary treats and amazing outdoor spaces! Just don't forget your sunscreen... and your wallet!
You think of Moscow and what images come to your mind? Soviet tower blocks? A world of large grey concrete buildings? Well you couldn’t be more mistaken! Moscow is famous as one of the greenest capitals in the world, with over 100 parks within the city limits, not to mention countless gardens, boulevards and squares. And it's not just the number of green areas in the city, it's their incredible variety that makes Moscow park life so interesting. On this week’s Moscow Out program Martyn Andrews will show you just how green Moscow is!
Hole in one! Russia has just over a dozen golf courses in comparison to Sweden which has almost five hundred. Why? Sweden is also a northern country, so climate isn't the issue in sustaining a golfing industry. For decades the game has been seen more as a novelty in Russia, rather than a professional sport. But all that is set to change! Martyn Andrews visits a brand new golf course built 38 kilometres from the Russian Capital. He tries his hand at the game and looks at how golf is set to explode on to the Russian sporting scene.
Moscow has been a site of great spiritual importance for most of it’s history. There are over 600 places of religious interest in the Russian Capital. On Moscow Out this week, Martyn Andrews takes a look at the history and archictecture of several Cathedrals and Churches. We also meet an Englishwoman Jude who is in Moscow for the first time. What does St Basils Cathedrial on Red Square look like from the inside? Find out on this weeks programme!
It's party time in Moscow. Thousands of visitors will arrive in the Russian Capital this weekend for the Eurovision Song Contest. Martyn Andrews takes a look at the run up to this huge event. It's the battle of the bands as the worlds media attention descends onto Moscow. Is it ready? And what problems or issues can visitors face? Let the Moscow Out team reveal all.
In this week’s Moscow Out, Martyn Andrews visits a museum devoted to vodka. We explore the history of vodka in Russia, dispel any myths and see why the drink is so popular. Finally, we take our guest to a vodka factory and show you how to make the best vodka cocktails!
When walking through one of Moscow subway underpasses, if you are lucky, you may find a small orchestra playing. It’s an amazing sight that happens quite often in Moscow. On this weeks Moscow Out programme Martyn Andrews and the team meet the Russian world of Classical Music, take a look at the many concert halls, music training and exciting classical music scene currently thriving in the Russian Capital.
Russian Fashion Week brings thousands of world famous designers, models and journalists from all corners of the globe. Martyn Andrews takes a look the Russian Fashion scene and looks at up-and-coming Russian designers and their clothes. We also take this week’s guest for a Russian Make Over and ask "what is hot and what is not?" Russian Fashion Week rocks! Get a front row seat of the event right here on RT!
Moving to Moscow can be a daunting task for any new expat. However there are a range of social groups to help you out! Martyn Andrews and the Moscow Out team explore what Moscow has to offer new permanent visitors and travellers stopping in town for a while, dimiss some urban myths and show that living in Moscow can be a truly amazing experience!
Lights, Camera Action! The cinema industry in Russia is booming. From major cinema chains, vip halls, film festivals, 3D shows, expat venues, a string of awards – you name it Moscow has it!! In this week’s Moscow Out Martyn Andrews visits a film location and invites this weeks guest to watch one of the latest Russian movies – what will they think of the film in comparison to movies from the West? The Russian film industry is gaining world wide success each year. We ask why and discuss what is next. Just don't forget your popcorn!
Paint brushes at the ready! This weeks Moscow Out programme opens the doors of the capital's famous and traditional art galleries. Martyn Andrews and his guest examine work spanning several centuries, discuss the history of Russian art, how communism effected the art world and how the medium has evolved in post soviet Russia. Why are people scared of tradition art galleries? - especially as older collections are reaching the highest prices ever world wide. Going. Going. Gone!
Moscow’s four airports are a fair distance from the city centre and finding them can be a real challenge! Public transport to and from the airport can be confusing and taxi drivers are always ready to pounce on unsuspecting tourists. A long flight and poor language skills can also add to the chaos which can greet you at arrivals. Martyn Andrews brings you his comprehensive guide to airport transfers and takes up a Moscow Out challenge – using different methods of transport, he aims to find out which one is the fastest and most efficient. Ready… steady… go!