Library Night goes on in Russia1
22.04.2017 Library Night under topic New Reading starts in Russia.
Library Night goes on in Russia
Russian photographers win Sony World Photography Awards2
21.04.2017 11 Russian photographers are finalists, 2 won first prizes in Sony World Photography Awards.
Russian photographers win Sony World Photography Awards
Vladimir Putin: History revisionism is unacceptable3
21.04.2017 History revisionism implies huge risks, Russian President believes.
Vladimir Putin: History revisionism is unacceptable
Vasily Verecshagin's exhibit at Russian Museum4
21.04.2017 Vasily Vereshchagin exhibition opened at The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
Vasily Verecshagin's exhibit at Russian Museum
Alexander Pushkin monument erected in Cairo 5
21.04.2017 The inaugural ceremony of the Pushkin monument took place in Cairo.
Alexander Pushkin monument erected in Cairo
<p align="JUSTIFY" style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"><font color="#00000a"><font face="Times, serif">The Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem, Fig Sunday, Flower-bearing Sunday, or just Palm Sunday—it’s a holiday that has been observed the week before Easter since the very first centuries of Christianity. Hardly anyone knows that in medieval Russia this holiday was celebrated with a colorful procession, involving both the tsar and the patriarch.</font></font></p>
The “Great Game” and the “War of Shadows” were names given to the late nineteenth-century rivalry between Russia and Great Britain for influence in South and Central Asia. It was a geostrategic and political struggle. But it was also a duel between the intelligence agencies of two powerful empires and took very many interesting turns.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the treaty to sell Alaska. This event so surprised the public at the time that it caught spurred discussions and remained in the papers for almost a year. And the deal had no shortage of critics on either side.
After the Revolution, the Russian emigration spread as a large wave across the whole world. According to approximate numbers, up to 2 million people fled from Bolshevism and more than 400 thousand found a home in France. In foreign lands, these exiles had to face the difficulties of life and take up work—some in factories and restaurants, others becoming taxi drivers. There were also those who managed to maintain a spiritual connection to Russia, while also integrating into the ways of French life and contributing much to their new homeland by placing their talents and energy in its service. Here we will start telling the story of the Russian émigrés who enriched French culture.
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