Mariinsky Theatre orchestra completes Russian Seasons in Japan 1
11.12.2017 The famous orchestra performed Sergei Rachmaninoff under Valery Gergiev conducted, Denis Matsuev played the piano.
Mariinsky Theatre orchestra completes Russian Seasons in Japan
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria2
11.12.2017 Vladimir Putin at Khmeimim airbase claims withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria.
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria
Next Russian Seasons festival to be held in Italy3
11.12.2017 Mariinsky Theater performance in Rome to mark the beginning of the Russian Seasons in 2018.
Next Russian Seasons festival to be held in Italy
Alexander Sokurov gets European Film Academy Award4
11.12.2017 European Film Academy awards film director Alexander Sokurov with Lifetime Achievement Award.
Alexander Sokurov gets European Film Academy Award
Tests on Russian history held in more than thirty countries 5
11.12.2017 Tests on Russian history are held in the Russian Federation and some other foreign countries.
Tests on Russian history held in more than thirty countries
Ten Russian regions, including five that will host the World Cup next year, are taking part in the “Gastronomical Map of Russia” federal project. This means that visitors to these regions will be able to enjoy not only their cultural and natural landmarks, but also culinary samplings made from local products.
Two years of work, 20 hours of interviews, four episodes of the documentary – and now yet the issue of The Putin Interviews that acclaimed director Oliver Stone presented at the International Book Fair Non/fiction¹19. 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.
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 explorer’s descendant Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay, Jr.
On 22 November Russia’s greatest baritone passed away. He worshipped Enrico Caruso, Mario Lanza, and Feodor Chaliapin—names that are etched into the history of vocal artistry. And now one more joins their ranks—Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
The icebreaker, backpack parachute, tramcar, and foam fire extinguisher—all of these things have long belonged to the list of human achievements. Most people don’t 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.
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