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The students of British prestigious schools use the Soviet textbooks written by physicist Lev Landau, mathematician Andrey Kolmogorov and other Russian scientists. Former British Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening confirmed this in her interview for BBC and called Soviet books “the most genious”, Novye Izvestia informs. The use of Soviet books in the school programs of...

21.01.2019 Subject: Education

Photo: cinema-rp.com Russian Emigre film festival started accepting applications, the website of Russkiy Put cinema club informs. The 13th Festival will take place in autumn of 2019. Organizers note that festival will select the movies dedicated to the history of World War I, October revolution, Civil...

21.01.2019 Subject: Array

Photo: odin.ru Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak and Rector of Moscow State Institute of International Relations Anatoly Torkunov discussed the issues of the development of relations in educational sphere between Moscow and Bratislava during the meeting in Slovak capital, TASS informs. Both parties reached the agreement that bilateral interaction in education...

21.01.2019 Subject: Education

DAU feature by Ilya Khrzhanovsky dedicated to Nobel-prize winning Soviet physicist Lev Landau, to be premiered in France on January, 24. The film showcase to be accompanied by Soviet life-style installations. French press call the epic biopic the most intriguing project of this film season, L'Observateur Russe reported. The film is based on the...

21.01.2019 Subject: Culture

vk.com Famous Russian composer Vladimir Dashkevich celebrated 85th anniversary, TV Channel Kultura reports.  Dashkevich is known as a film composer who wrote music for famous Soviet features such a Sherlock Holmes, Heart of a Dog, Winter Cherry, et cetera.  Apart of film...

21.01.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo: The Consecration of Water on the Theophany by Boris Kustodiev Almost 2.5 million Orthodox believers participated in Epiphany celebrations, RIA Novosti informs. About 9500 different events took place in honor of one of the main oldest Christian holidays along with Easter.  ...

21.01.2019 Subject: Religion

Photo: Andrey/wikimedia.org The first large exhibition of paintings by Russian artists started its work in Macau (China), Russian Art Gallery reported on Facebook. Tretyakov Gallery introduced the masterpieces of pictorial art to local audience. This exposition became the first attempt of collaboration between Macao...

21.01.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo: pixabay.com Hermitage Museum will participate in the exhibition in Louvre Museum in Paris, The Art Newspaper Russia informs. It includes the items collected by Giovanni Pietro Campana, who was the most famous art collectors of 19th century. He was fond of antique sculptures and collected ancient Greek marble, bronze...

19.01.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo: cultinfo.ru The major cultural event of the Year of the Theater - The Theater Marathon, will start in Vladivostok on January 18, Ministry of Culture website reports.   The Sleeping Beauty ballet by P. Tchaikovsky to be premiered during the opening ceremony evening at the...

18.01.2019 Subject: Culture


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