Russia: In from the cold
Russia has long been overlooked as a top destination by the C&I sector, but a shift in politics and attitudes is drawing organisers to the country's many attractions. Ben Lerwill reports. Few destinations can offer the enigmatic charms that fit so naturally on Russia. Close enough to be a short-hop European neighbour, but still a world away in political and cultural terms, the planet's largest country is perhaps also the one that is least understood.