First symposium of Russian schools held in London1
24.01.2020 The symposium became the first event of this kind in ten years.
First symposium of Russian schools held in London
Leningrad siege heroes monument inaugurated in Jerusalem2
23.01.2020 Putin and Netanyahu opened the solemn ceremony.
Leningrad siege heroes monument inaugurated in Jerusalem
Mosfilm will screen war films in dozens of countries3
23.01.2020 Features by Andrei Tarkovsky, Elem Klimov, Mikhail Kalatozov will be screened within the project.
Mosfilm will screen war films in dozens of countries
Russia starts celebrating 130th anniversary of Boris Pasternak 4
22.01.2020 Doctor Zhivago author was born on on February 10.
Russia starts celebrating 130th anniversary of Boris Pasternak
New Government starts work in Russia 5
22.01.2020 Eight of 21 cabinet ministers are new appointees to their positions.
New Government starts work in Russia
The authorities and social activists of Crimea intend to popularize the Ukrainian language, which is one of the state languages in the region. They intend to hold a forum, round tables and exhibitions on the peninsula to fulfill this task. In 2020, a newspaper and a regional TV program in Ukrainian are also going to be launched in Crimea.
On January 17, 1945, during the Warsaw-Poznan operation, Soviet troops liberated the Polish capital from Nazi invaders. It took the Red Army several days to get the Nazis out of the city.
Prominent Russian linguist, the person behind establishment of the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute and its first principle Vitaly Kostomarov recently celebrated his 90th birthday. However he does not quit his scientific researches. The scientist told the Russkiy Mir why Russian continues to be one of the most successful languages in the world and how the Soviet leaders facilitated the fact that we continue to speak the language created by Pushkin and Karamzin two centuries ago.
Turkan Oldjay, a Chair professor of Russian language and literature at Istanbul University, believes that the most important task in studying Russian language at the present stage is mastering not only the language system, but also history, literature and culture of the Russian people. We talked with the scholar researching Russian-Turkish cultural relations about Russian émigrés in Turkey, translations of Russian literature into Turkish, and how much Russian language and Russian culture are in demand in Turkey today.
The Gzhel Moscow folk dance ensemble welcomed the New Year in Verona and will tour Italy almost until the end of January. The Gzhel was performing in China during the part of December. One of the most touring folk ensembles in Russia spends abroad six months or more per year. And the political upheavals of recent years had little to no effect on its touring schedule.
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