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One of the main book markets in the world, Paris book fair has opened today in the French capital. Russian stand comprising more than 600 issues is one of the biggest stands on the fair. Following tradition, the main part of the books includes...

24.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Unique heritage of national culture should be carefully preserved and multiplied. Such was a statement made by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the awarding ceremony of young cultural workers and distribution of Presidential prizes in the field of culture and arts for works for children and the youth, the official Kremlin website reports. According to Putin, this would encourage...

24.03.2017 Subject: Politics

Moscow Cultural Forum opens today March 24 in the Russian capital and coincides with the Day of the Russian Cultural Worker, TASS reports. More than six hundred state cultural institutions will take part in the Forum within three days. The Forum agenda is divided into two halves. The first half is devoted to business. It comprises lectures, round tables...

24.03.2017 Subject: Culture

RT America TV channel is nominated for the most prestigious American TV Emmy Award, RIA Novosti reports. TV channel editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan explained that this is a unique chance, as a rule, only American TV channels can compete for this Award. RT has been shortlisted for the...

24.03.2017 Subject: Miscellaneous

The murder of the former State Duma deputy of the Russian Federation Denis Voronenkov has all symptoms of a demonstrative campaign. Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova made this statement, according to RIA Novosti. She also expressed assuredness that it was a contract murder. "Current information indicates that we are talking about a well-prepared contract murder,...

24.03.2017 Subject: Politics

Russian company N-tech.Lab developed web service that helps to find people in social networks using their pictures. The special face recognition algorithm has won the EmotionNet Challenge competition for that innovation. 40 teams participated in the competition, hosted by Ohio University. Most of them didn't...

24.03.2017 Subject: Science

Seventh National Festival Russiada dedicated to Russian language and literature took place in Slovenia with the assistance of the Republic President Borut Pahor, the Rossotrudnichestvo website informs. The event gathered a record number of participants – more than two hundred and fifty university and grammar school students of Slovenia. The...

23.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Cherry Forest Arts Festival has announced its agenda, RIA Novosti reports. Giorgio de Chirico Exhibition Metaphysical Insights will kick off the Festival in a month. The Tretyakov Gallery is one of its organizers. Boris Eifman Ballet Theatre will close the Festival. Moscow citizens and guests will be able to see the world premiere Russian Hamlet. Actors from Saint Petersburg will perform at the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre. ...

23.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Russian publishing houses will be represented at the Children’s Book Fair at the beginning of April in the Italian province of Bologna, Rospechat internet portal informs. Visitors will be invited to familiarize themselves with new versions of well-known fairytales. Besides, novices by the contemporary children’s storywriters will also be demonstrated. ...

23.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Full-length Russian animation Urfin Juice and His Wooden Solgiers will be shown in the Asia and the Pacific region. The rights were attained in Filmart-2017 film market that took place in Hong Kong, RIA Novosti reports. The screenings are expected in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Butan, Afganistan, Maldive Islands. The animated film will be released in cinemas on April 20th. ...

23.03.2017 Subject: Miscellaneous

The song Everything Goes According to a Plan of the famous Russian Rock Band Grazhdanskaya Oborona performed by Chase Winters is becoming more and more popular on the web. For now about 35,500 people viewed his cover. The video was shot in Brooklyn. It is possible to find covers of cult groups like Kino and DDT, singers like Naik Borzov, Zemfira...

23.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Saint Petersburg is one of the best tourist destinations of the world. This rating is based on the feedback from TripAdvisor users, IA Interfax reports. Overall, the rating list comprises twenty-five cities where the Northern capital is the only Russian city. Saint Petersburg took the 14th place. Among other best destinations are Bali, London, Paris, Rome, New York,...

23.03.2017 Subject: Miscellaneous

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