Culture - Russian Federation

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Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation
This is the official website of the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation. It provides valuable reference information about Russia and its history and culture. This page provides access to information about museums, religions, traditions, customs and habits.
UNESCO - The Centre for World Heritage
World Heritage is the designation for places on earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity and as such, have been inscribed on the World Heritage List to be protected for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. The Centre for World Heritage is part of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Russian Federation
Official Site of the Russian National Tourist Office
This page outlines Russia's various art forms and architecture, addressing such topics as icons, the great experiment, and architecture. It is well presented with several pictures and some highly informative text.
Russian Art & Architecture
World Travel Guide Online
The World Travel Guide Online is brought to you by Columbus Press. This is the Internet's version of the best selling World Travel Guide. Every country in the world is presented in a easy to use, detailed and highly structured format.
Social Profile
UNICEF, the United Nations Children s Fund, was created at the very first session of the United Nations General Assembly on 11 December 1946. The UNICEF mandate is, in essence, simple: to protect the lives of children and promote their development. The greater their vulnerability, the higher the priority.
Unicef Statistical Indicators for the Russia Federation