Festival honors 85th anniversary of Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin 1
15.12.2017 Festival dated to the 85th anniversary of Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin starts today in Moscow.
Festival honors 85th anniversary of Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin
Russian presidential election to be held on March 182
15.12.2017 23 people claimed their intention to run for the President’s office.
Russian presidential election to be held on March 18
Compatriots in Latvia propose to conduct referendum on autonomy of schools for national minorities 3
15.12.2017 Rally for protection of Russian schools was held in Riga.
Compatriots in Latvia propose to conduct referendum on autonomy of schools for national minorities
Itinerant Artists exhibition opened in Shanghai 4
14.12.2017 Exhibition of collections from the Tretyakov Gallery has started in China.
Itinerant Artists exhibition opened in Shanghai
Global Teacher Prize nominates Russian teacher for the first time5
14.12.2017 Natalya Kiseleva from Moscow School #1409 is included into the shortlist.
Global Teacher Prize nominates Russian teacher for the first time
Ten Russian regions, including five that will host the World Cup next year, are taking part in the “Gastronomical Map of Russia” federal project. This means that visitors to these regions will be able to enjoy not only their cultural and natural landmarks, but also culinary samplings made from local products.
Two years of work, 20 hours of interviews, four episodes of the documentary – and now yet the issue of The Putin Interviews that acclaimed director Oliver Stone presented at the International Book Fair Non/fiction¹19. Filmmaker believes in the importance of conveying the Russian president's views to the Western society, where the situation on matters relating to the freedom of expression reminds him Soviet newspaper Pravda from Soviet times.
In September and October of 2017, a Russian expedition organized by the Miklouho-Maclay Foundation visited the Maclay Coast in Papua New Guinea, which was discovered by the famous explorer who gave the Foundation its name. To learn about this corner of the Earth (practically unknown to Russians) and his encounter with the descendants of the Papuans who received Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay 150 years ago, we spoke with the explorer’s descendant Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay, Jr.
On 22 November Russia’s greatest baritone passed away. He worshipped Enrico Caruso, Mario Lanza, and Feodor Chaliapin—names that are etched into the history of vocal artistry. And now one more joins their ranks—Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
The icebreaker, backpack parachute, tramcar, and foam fire extinguisher—all of these things have long belonged to the list of human achievements. Most people don’t know that they owe their existence to Russian inventors. At the turn of the twentieth century, Russia had one of the strongest schools of inventors in the world, although in many ways it developed in spite of circumstances. We discussed this topic with Tim Skorenko, the author of the book Invented in Russia and editor-in-chief of the Popular Mechanics website.
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