8th International cultural forum opens in St. Petersburg1
14.11.2019 Cultural Codes in a Globalizing World is the main topic.
8th International cultural forum opens in St. Petersburg
BRICS Summit Opens in Brazil2
13.11.2019 Putin is is to meet with Indian and Chinese colleagues in the frames of summit.
BRICS Summit Opens in Brazil
First stone laid in base of Leningrad siege monument in Jerusalem3
13.11.2019 The monument dedicated to the feat of the inhabitants of the besieged Leningrad and its defenders.
First stone laid in base of Leningrad siege monument in Jerusalem
Over 100 thousand people from 110 countries wrote Geographical Dictation online4
12.11.2019 The dictation took place at the end of October at 5831 venues.
Over 100 thousand people from 110 countries wrote Geographical Dictation online
Days of St. Petersburg held in Israel5
11.11.2019 The St. Petersburg – Israel business forum conducted in the frames of the event.
Days of St. Petersburg held in Israel
Yaroslavl has never lacked glory and reasons for commemoration – it is one of the oldest cities in Russia that crossed the millennial threshold; it was the stronghold of mass resistance during the Time of Troubles, as well as the birthplace of Russian theater. And Yaroslavl is the first Russian Christian city on the Volga and the oldest city (of the existing ones) on the main Russian river.
As the Russkiy Mir reported, the famous Uffizi Gallery in Florence will allocate four rooms for Russian icons. The masterpieces by Russian iconographers will be exhibited for the first time in a permanent exhibition and will be included in the main itinerary of one of the oldest museums in Europe. The exposition will include 78 icons that were brought to Italy in the 18th and 19th centuries.
News Media Company Rossiya Segodnya (Russian Today), has presented results of the investigation on Western media’s publications about Russia. Octopus 1 is an informal name of the project. It references to traditional image of Russia as an octopus in Western cartoons, which dates back about one and a half centuries.
Igor Egorov is an ordinary school teacher from the Science Town of Pushchino near Moscow. For many years he has been spending his holidays traveling around Europe, where he searches for the graves of Russian white emigrants and for information about forgotten figures of Russian emigre communities. Anush, his wife and faithful assistant, is always by his side. The teacher actively engages his students in the search.
How do you rise to fame and become a popular blogger with 300,000 subscribers when you are a bit over 70? Arno Pavel, an Estonian pensioner, has found his recipe for success. At 72, he drove his UAZ from Tallinn to Vladivostok and back. Impressions from such a trip would have been enough for any person for a lifetime. But Arno did not stop there: over the past three years he has visited Petrozavodsk, Arkhangelsk, Syktyvkar, Orenburg, Astrakhan, Elista, Grozny and even the Kola Peninsula. He also wrote a book about his trips to Russia and plans to write another one.
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