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Photo credit: TRK Zvezda A commemorative action dedicated to the feat of Soviet soldiers who died during the liberation of European countries from Nazi occupation began in Slovakia, TASS reports. A handful of land will be collected from military burials, placed in soldier's pouches and delivered to Russia. Then...

20.11.2019 Subject: Community

Fifth Russian festival took place in Houston. Adult and children ensembles representing Russian compatriots' organizations performed at the stage of the biggest Texas city. Culinary and artisan markets took place in the frames of the festival, Russian America newspaper reported.  Photo credit:...

20.11.2019 Subject: Array

Photo credit: a promo picture for Karen Oganesyan’s Hero Days of Russian cinema start on Tuesday, November 20, in the Indian city of Panaji, the website of the Ministry of Culture reports. They are included in the program of the Indian International Film Festival (IFFI-50). This year, Russia has the status...

20.11.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: the personal archive of Oscar Rabin The Oscar Rabin Association has been registered in France. Its goal is to promote the creative heritage of the outstanding Soviet and French artist, as well as to support young artists. The widow of the master Tatyana Lysak-Polishchuk announced the creation of the association, according to the Russkiy Ochevidets...

20.11.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: Russian universities have been included in the list of the best universities presented by Times Higher Education, RIA Novosti reports. THE ratings were compiled in the areas of physical sciences, life sciences, medical and health sciences and psychology. ...

20.11.2019 Subject: Education

Photo: screenhot from Lev Yashin, the Dream Goalkeeper by Vasily Chiginsky The Russian film festival opened on Tuesday, November 19, in the French town of Honfleur, TASS reported. This year the event is held for the twenty-seventh time. The public will be able to see several dozen...

19.11.2019 Subject: Culture


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The first Russian person that Joshua Braganza met was a circus mechanic. Joshua grew up in a small town in the state of Rio de Janeiro, where nearly everyone knew each other. The Russian’s name was Nikolai, and he was notable for his education: he was well versed in literature and music. Nikolai shared what winter was like in Russia and about beauty of its nature. Those stories spread a fairy tale sensation - this is how children perceive a narrative of a journey to faraway lands. Perhaps that was the time when the boy got a forefeeling in his soul that his whole subsequent life would be connected with Russia.
Constitutional Court of Latvia has debarred Russian-speaking children of the right to study in their native language, even in private schools recently. Previously, such a resolution was passed by the government and supported by the president. According to explanatory notes to the court decision, it was done taking into account “historical circumstances,” “prolonged occupation and Russification.”
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The market of computer games is huge and extends back for a few decades, and the Russian subject line in video games has not lost its popularity for many years. In this review, we will present the most impressive games by foreign studios, stories of which are somehow connected with Russia.
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.