UNESCO established Dmitry Mendeleev Prize1
22.10.2019 The award was established at a meeting of the Executive Board of UNESCO.
UNESCO established Dmitry Mendeleev Prize
Putin: Russia-Africa Summit to be unprecedented event2
21.10.2019 The Russian president Vladimir Putin called Russia-Africa summit, which opens three days later in Sochi.
Putin: Russia-Africa Summit to be unprecedented event
75th anniversary of liberation of Serbia celebrated in Belgrade3
21.10.2019 The anniversary of the liberation of Serbia and all of Yugoslavia is celebrated on October 20.
75th anniversary of liberation of Serbia celebrated in Belgrade
Russian Autumn in Hong Kong4
19.10.2019 Russian Autumn Festival introduces Hong Kong Citizens to Russian Culture.
Russian Autumn in Hong Kong
Romania hosts Days of Russian Culture5
18.10.2019 Festival presents modern Russia through classical art and folk traditions.
Romania hosts Days of Russian Culture
News Media Company Rossiya Segodnya (Russian Today), has presented results of the investigation on Western media’s publications about Russia. Octopus 1 is an informal name of the project. It references to traditional image of Russia as an octopus in Western cartoons, which dates back about one and a half centuries.
Igor Egorov is an ordinary school teacher from the Science Town of Pushchino near Moscow. For many years he has been spending his holidays traveling around Europe, where he searches for the graves of Russian white emigrants and for information about forgotten figures of Russian emigre communities. Anush, his wife and faithful assistant, is always by his side. The teacher actively engages his students in the search.
How do you rise to fame and become a popular blogger with 300,000 subscribers when you are a bit over 70? Arno Pavel, an Estonian pensioner, has found his recipe for success. At 72, he drove his UAZ from Tallinn to Vladivostok and back. Impressions from such a trip would have been enough for any person for a lifetime. But Arno did not stop there: over the past three years he has visited Petrozavodsk, Arkhangelsk, Syktyvkar, Orenburg, Astrakhan, Elista, Grozny and even the Kola Peninsula. He also wrote a book about his trips to Russia and plans to write another one.
This year marks the 130th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Zworykin, a famous Russian inventor and the pioneer of television technology. His name was unknown for a long time in Russia. Meanwhile, in the United States, where the inventor lived most of his life, at some point he was under supervision, as the FBI suspected him to be a Russian spy.
The Russian village of Aleksandrovka, an amazing corner of Russian history, has been preserved in one of the districts of Potsdam. The Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church, the oldest surviving Orthodox church in Germany, is located on a mountain nearby. The history behind this village is, first of all, the story of friendship between two royal persons - Frederick William III of Prussia and Alexander I of Russia. Andrei Chernodarov, a historian and cultural expert, told the Russkiy Mir on how this unusual monument came to existence and how it has been preserved.
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