Just came to my mind,
You may want to follow local media not to come and find out that your favourite hotel / museum / restaurant / theatre / metro station is closed for renovation
The Moscow News and The Moscow Times are two rival papers, the latter has a sister in St. Petersburg, google them, haven’t got the http off-hand.
Then there is a Russian TV channel in English and in Spanish; or, maybe, two channels. With a bit of an effort you’ll find their sites, too.
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