1917. Revolution. Russia and Europe exhibition opens in Berlin1
18.10.2017 1917. Revolution. Russia and Europe exhibition opened in German Historical Museum.
1917. Revolution. Russia and Europe exhibition opens in Berlin
Trotsky series called a success in Cannes2
18.10.2017 Presentation of the series devoted to October Revolution was one of the MIPCOM key events.
Trotsky series called a success in Cannes
Friends of Russkiy Mir gather in Sochi 3
18.10.2017 Russian International Olympic University in Sochi was presented at WFYS.
Friends of Russkiy Mir gather in Sochi
Russian, Lithuanian and Belgian theater personalities receive Baltic Star award4
17.10.2017 16th Baltic Star award ceremony took place at the Hermitage Theatre, St. Petersburg.
Russian, Lithuanian and Belgian theater personalities receive Baltic Star award
Russia joins the UN sanctions against North Korea5
17.10.2017 Putin signs the UN sanctions act against Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.
Russia joins the UN sanctions against North Korea
Ludmila Rostislavovna Selinsky (USA) is a member of the Congress of Russian Americans, the Russian Nobility Association in America, and the Council of Directors for the Otrada association for cultural education and aid. She spoke with Russkiy Mir about the fates of several generations of her forebears after leaving Russia, as well as her own work to preserve Russia’s cultural heritage.
From 14-22 October, Russia is hosting the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students. Although its main venue will be the Sochi Olympic Park, the festival will have a truly nationwide scope: 15 regions will host participants for the festival. And it all begins with a vibrant carnival, which will go from the Kremlin to Luzhniki Stadium.
Petro Poroshenko signed the law “On Education,” which was ratified by the Ukrainian parliament on 5 September. This reform—which cut back the hours for studying the natural sciences, introduced a 12-year course of study, and reduced the quantity of budgeted positions in institutions of higher education—provoked a response for another reason: its linguistic impact.
The group comprising 24 Syrian school kids came back home from the International Children's camp Artek in the middle of September. Here, in Crimea children have spent almost three weeks. It was their first but most likely not the last acquaintance with Russia. All those kids have won Russian language Olympiad conducted by Syrian government.
The Russian expression “lost like Bekovich” once meant that someone had encountered a terrible misfortune, but it has long fallen out of common use. Nonetheless, the story of its emergence is quite revealing. Three hundred years ago, in 1717, Alexander Bekovich-Cherkassky led the first Russian army expedition to Khiva. Neither Bekovich nor the rest of his detachment were to return from this campaign.
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