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Documents of the first days of the Great Patriotic War have become available to the wide audience for the first time. They were posted on the website of Ministry of Defenсe the Russian Federation at the Day of Memory and Sorrow, according to the Ministry’s website. The Day is marked on June 22, the day when the Hitler’s troops attacked USSR. ...

23.06.2018 Subject: History

Origins Festival, Facebook Origins international festival dedicated to the Russian-Turkish friendship opened today in town and district of the Antalya Province Manavgat. The festival comprises concerts, arts and crafts master classes, and the contest of vocalists among...

23.06.2018 Subject: Culture

Picture: from collection of Georgy Shepelev Russian historian Georgy Shepelev residing in Paris collects pictures made during the Great Patriotic War. His unique collection of 5000 pictures shows villages burnt down by the Fascists, shots of the Jewish ghettos, imprinted moments of sorrowful lives in concentration camps. Georgy teaches Russian and other...

23.06.2018 Subject: History The memorial campaigns dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War’s beginning are held all over Russia and beyond today on June 22. Many people lit Candles of Memory in their homes to commemorate the fallen soldiers and the Memorial...

22.06.2018 Subject: Heart Memory

Russian Center opened at the Russian House in Limassol, Cyprus, on June 21. Director of the Russian House in Cyprus Roman Vavilov thanked the Russkiy Mir Foundation for preparation in opening the center and talked about current activities of the Russian House as well as plans on development of the...

Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Diaspora

Tchaikovsky's Empire festival starts in Italy today, June 21. Saint Petersburg Symphonic Orchestra Klassica and soloists of Mikhailovsky Theater. The idea of the festival belongs to the head of  Orchestra Klassica Alexander Kantorov, Russian Ministry of Culture portal reports.  ...

21.06.2018 Subject: Culture Russia represents an indispensable element of establishing new multipolar world, according to Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, who mentioned this in the course of the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin held in Moscow the day...

21.06.2018 Subject: Politics

French capital hosts the Eurasia People's Choir Forum for three days, June 21-23. The event aims to introduce all the diversity of the Eurasian Choir singing. Concerts, music master classes, scientific meetings are on the schedule. Thirteen ensembles come to the forum, ...

21.06.2018 Subject: Culture


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Just recently many foreign editions have noted the excellent organization of the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Today they paid attention to the great performance of the Russian team in the debut match with Saudi Arabia. Indeed, we have much to be proud and glad of.
On June 12 participants of the Friendship Train Berlin – Moscow – 2018 project came back to Moscow having completed 9 different routes around Russian regions. They have been to Saint – Petersburg, Crimea, Sochi, Vologda, Nizhny Novgorod, the Baikal Lake and even Chechnya. The strongest impression of the trip is common desire of people from different countries to live in peace and friendship unshakable by anti-Russian propaganda.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Russia. That is what FIFA decided on December 2, 2010. 13 Russian cities sent bids to host the event and 11 sites won to host the forthcoming championships. So, what are the cities that are hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup? The World Championship matches will take place in Moscow, Sochi, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Kazan, Saransk, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad.
On May 5, one of the Baltic fleet's ships left Kroonstad carrying on board representatives of the Western military district, Moscow Religious Academy and members of the Bow to the Ships of the Great Victory expedition. Their purpose is to tribute the honoured dead of the Soviet submarines lost while forcing German mine obstacles. Konstantin Bogdanov, the leader of the project talks about this unusual initiative.
Norway's Dusia, China's Marusia... A group of professional folk musicians from St. Petersburg Otava Yo should be in charge if Russian names to become popular in the closest future. Oi Dusya, oi Marusya song has become a hit last year. Its video version was called The Best Music Video at the New York Cinema Festival. Otava Yo hit the world stage back in 2015 with Sumetskaya song and music video. Just on Youtube the video was watched 14 million times, which is an absolute record among Russian folk groups. “Now I want to learn Russian,” one of the listeners wrote. Some tell it to the musicians personally.