Serbian President thanks the Red Army for Belgrade’s liberation from fascists1
21.10.2017 Another anniversary of the Serbian capital liberation from the German fascist occupiers was celebrated in Belgrade.
Serbian President thanks the Red Army for Belgrade’s liberation from fascists
Pushkin in Britain poetry festival comes to London2
20.10.2017 International Pushkin in Britain poetry festival starts today in London.
Pushkin in Britain poetry festival comes to London
Putin: Russian – Ukrainian relations need to be restored3
20.10.2017 Russia would make everything possible for internal unity in Ukraine, Russian President stated.
Putin: Russian – Ukrainian relations need to be restored
Russian IT specialists win 3 Golds in WorldSkills competition 4
20.10.2017 Russian Team has won 11 awards, including 6 Golds, in Abu Dhabi.
Russian IT specialists win 3 Golds in WorldSkills competition
World Pushkin contest shortlist announced5
19.10.2017 World Pushkin International creative contest established by the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Pushkin State Museum Reserve has completed.
World Pushkin contest shortlist announced
Ludmila Rostislavovna Selinsky (USA) is a member of the Congress of Russian Americans, the Russian Nobility Association in America, and the Council of Directors for the Otrada association for cultural education and aid. She spoke with Russkiy Mir about the fates of several generations of her forebears after leaving Russia, as well as her own work to preserve Russia’s cultural heritage.
From 14-22 October, Russia is hosting the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students. Although its main venue will be the Sochi Olympic Park, the festival will have a truly nationwide scope: 15 regions will host participants for the festival. And it all begins with a vibrant carnival, which will go from the Kremlin to Luzhniki Stadium.
Petro Poroshenko signed the law “On Education,” which was ratified by the Ukrainian parliament on 5 September. This reform—which cut back the hours for studying the natural sciences, introduced a 12-year course of study, and reduced the quantity of budgeted positions in institutions of higher education—provoked a response for another reason: its linguistic impact.
The group comprising 24 Syrian school kids came back home from the International Children's camp Artek in the middle of September. Here, in Crimea children have spent almost three weeks. It was their first but most likely not the last acquaintance with Russia. All those kids have won Russian language Olympiad conducted by Syrian government.
The Russian expression “lost like Bekovich” once meant that someone had encountered a terrible misfortune, but it has long fallen out of common use. Nonetheless, the story of its emergence is quite revealing. Three hundred years ago, in 1717, Alexander Bekovich-Cherkassky led the first Russian army expedition to Khiva. Neither Bekovich nor the rest of his detachment were to return from this campaign.
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