Conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky passes away1
Conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky passes away
Benjamin Netanyahu attends St. Sergius church’s reception in honor of Russia’s Day in Jerusalem2
15.06.2018 Netanyahu says he's honoured to be present at the reception.
Benjamin Netanyahu attends St. Sergius church’s reception in honor of Russia’s Day in Jerusalem
20 million Muslims in Russia celebrate Uraza Bayram 3
15.06.2018 Uraza Bayram marks the end of the Ramadan fasting.
20 million Muslims in Russia celebrate Uraza Bayram
5-0: Russian national team’s winning start of 2018 FIFA World Cup 4
15.06.2018 Russian national football team bashed the team of Saudi Arabia.
5-0: Russian national team’s winning start of 2018 FIFA World Cup
Russia - Saudi Arabia match to open 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia 5
14.06.2018 Russian and Saudi Arabian teams to meet at newly renovated Luzhniki stadium.
Russia - Saudi Arabia match to open 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
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.
Two people have already been put in jail – PhD in Economics A. Gaponenko, and journalist V. Linderman. Other people who took part in the All-Latvian Parents’ Meeting recently held in Riga and dedicated to the Russian schools’ reorganization are being closely watched by the local security services.
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