Suvorov Memorial Museum expands in Switzerland 1
26.06.2017 A gala opening of renovated Suvorov Memorial Museum took place in Linthal, Switzerland.
Suvorov Memorial Museum expands in Switzerland
Vancouver celebrated 80th anniversary of first USSR-USA nonstop flight 2
26.06.2017 Vancouver, WA celebrated 80th anniversary of the first transarctic flight from USSR to USA performed by the crew of Valery Chkalov.
Vancouver celebrated 80th anniversary of first USSR-USA nonstop flight
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Artek Summer Camp3
26.06.2017 President Putin visited 7th camp shift dedicated to the American girl Samanta Smith.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Artek Summer Camp
Russian Embassy presented Leiden University with Tsar-Book4
26.06.2017 Leiden University was presented with a facsimile edition of The Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible.
Russian Embassy presented Leiden University with Tsar-Book
World Festival of Youth and Students program is approved5
23.06.2017 World Festival of Youth and Students 2017 program is approved by the World Federation of Democratic Youth.
World Festival of Youth and Students program is approved
On 10-12 June, the Chinese city of Fuzhou hosted the united international Forum for Political Parties, Think Tanks, and Civil Society Organizations of the BRICS Countries. Among those to take part in the work of this forum was the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Research and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, Vyacheslav Nikonov.
Today, nearly 11 thousand Syrian schoolchildren study the Russian language. Instructors for these students are trained in the Russian Language Department of Damascus University, where our compatriot Svetlana Rodygin teaches. She also participated in the Russkiy Mir Foundation anniversary conference. In an interview, she tells us how things have worked out for Russian women who have found themselves in Syria during these difficult wartimes.
The Confederations Cup has begun in Russia. The first game was played in a new stadium in Saint Petersburg. “Welcome to Russia”—with these words Russian President Vladimir Putin ended his speech at the opening ceremony. A Russkiy Mir correspondent experienced firsthand the warmth with which Russia’s “Northern Capital” welcomed foreigners and football fans from all over Russia.
From an early age the famous explorer Matvey Shparo has followed in the steps (or more accurately, the ski trails) of his legendary father Dmitry Shparo, whose records expanded the boundaries of human ability. Matvey has completed dozens of unique arctic expeditions on skis, made it into the Guinness Book of World Records, and earned national awards. In an interview with Russkiy Mir the explorer told us that the Arctic is for him a love and a challenge.
From early childhood on, every Russian learns to recognize his face in even its most stylized representation. His fairy tales are among the first things that Russians remember from their childhood. In a well-known test, when people are asked to quickly name any flower, fruit, and Russian poet, 98% respond: “red, apple, Pushkin.” Even a person who has no interest in literature will remember that Pushkin is the “sun of Russian poetry” and “our all.”
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