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Two years of work, 20 hours of interviews, four episodes of the documentary and now yet the issue of The Putin Interviews that acclaimeddirector Oliver Stone presented at the International Book FairNon/fiction19. Filmmaker believes in the importance of conveying the Russian president's views to the Western society, where the situation on matters relating to the freedom of expression reminds him Soviet newspaper Pravda from Soviet times.

07.12.2017 Rubric: Articles
Subject: Politics

In September and October of 2017, a Russian expedition organized by the Miklouho-Maclay Foundation visited the Maclay Coast in Papua New Guinea, which was discovered by the famous explorer who gave the Foundation its name. To learn about this corner of the Earth (practically unknown to Russians) and his encounter with the descendants of the Papuans who received Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay 150 years ago, we spoke with the explorers descendant Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay, Jr.

30.11.2017 Rubric: Interview
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On 22 November Russias greatest baritone passed away. He worshipped Enrico Caruso, Mario Lanza, and Feodor Chaliapinnames that are etched into the history of vocal artistry. And now one more joins their ranksDmitri Hvorostovsky.

26.11.2017 Rubric: Articles
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The icebreaker, backpack parachute, tramcar, and foam fire extinguisherall of these things have long belonged to the list of human achievements. Most people dont know that they owe their existence to Russian inventors. At the turn of the twentieth century, Russia had one of the strongest schools of inventors in the world, although in many ways it developed in spite of circumstances. We discussed this topic with Tim Skorenko, the author of the book Invented in Russia and editor-in-chief of the Popular Mechanics website.

21.11.2017 Rubric: Articles
Subject: History

The idea for the Teacher for Russia program originated with two graduates from Saint Petersburg State University, Alena Makovich and Elena Yarmanova after they came across Teach for All, a major international network of nongovernmental social enterprises. Four years have passed since then, and this year the Russian program celebrated its first graduating class.

17.11.2017 Rubric: Interview
Subject: Education

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