Azimut Hotel Sibir, 21 Lenina Street, Novosibirsk, +7 383 217 6970, hotel-sibir.ru/en
A Soviet-era hotel which has undergone substantial and welcome renovation and now offers good value for money 3* facilities for its guests.
Very good location on Lenina street makes it convenient for most amenities in the city centre.
With apartments, business deluxe, business single, business double and comfort class accommodation, it aims to meet most tastes.
The top categories offer robes and slippers as well as free high speed wifi. Free lower speed wifi is available throughout the hotel.
The hotel specially promotes its restaurant which offers a wide menu. There are smoking and non-smoking rooms.
Pictures: Azimut Hotel Sibir
Slacklining 85 metres about the ground between two giant volcanic pillars in this Krasnoyarsk nature reserve.
Military tests in minus 30C to check performance of equipment and personnel in toughest of conditions.
Unique crouched burials for this period - comprising seriously ill quartet - presents archeologists with a puzzle.
Decline in consumption of venison and fresh river fish along with cut in distances covered on nomadic pasture routes ushers in modern curse.
Intriguing finds from archeological excavations in old garrison town of Tara, a key historic staging post to the east.