Future of bilingual schools discussed at congress in Germany1
21.05.2019 In Russian. In the Context of Multilingualism International Congress is held with support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation.
Future of bilingual schools discussed at congress in Germany
Festival in honor of 220th anniversary of Alexander Pushkin launches in New York2
20.05.2019 The festiva organised by the Pushkin Society of America to be held in New York for a month.
Festival in honor of 220th anniversary of Alexander Pushkin launches in New York
Russia calls on UN Security Council meeting over Ukrainian language law3
20.05.2019 Ukrainian language law violates the “letter and spirit” of Minsk agreements.
Russia calls on UN Security Council meeting over Ukrainian language law
Museums Night took place in 2000 spots all over Russia4
20.05.2019 An international event engaged more than 2000 Russian museums and urban cultural spaces.
Museums Night took place in 2000 spots all over Russia
Lavrov: Moscow is ready to work in PACE on equal terms5
18.05.2019 "The Council of Europe is at a crossroads on the eve of its 70th anniversary."
Lavrov: Moscow is ready to work in PACE on equal terms
Robinson Crusoe is 300 years old. A novel by Daniel Defoe, an English writer, about a traveler who spent 28 years on a desert island was published in April 1719. The novel became the classics of world literature, which cannot be said about its sequel published in August 1719. There Defoe sends his central character to Russia ruled by young Peter the Great. According to the story, Robinson spent more than two years in Russia. He lived in Tobolsk and Arkhangelsk, and then he went back to his home land.
From April 29 to May 3, the 14th Congress of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature takes place in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan. Specialists in Russian philology from all over the world participate in it. Among them is the General Secretary of the Indian Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature (IATRLL), an assistant professor at the Center for Russian Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) Minu Bhatnagar.
For more than ten years, hundreds of volunteers have travelled to the Arkhangelsk and Vologda Regions, as well as to Karelia and Komi to preserve ancient temples from destruction and extinction. Over the years, 320 expeditions have taken place, 360 churches and chapels have been explored, and accident prevention works have been conducted in many of them. Alexei Yakovlev, an archpriest and the supervisor of the Common Cause: Restoration of Wooden Temples of the North Project, shares how the project has been implemented and developed so far.
On April 25, 2019, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed the Bill No. 5670-d “On ensuring the functioning of the Ukrainian as the state language” in its second reading. The document introduces mandatory teaching in Ukrainian in kindergartens, schools and universities; it also requires governmental officials, health care and education professionals, as well as service workers to speak the state language only. According to the document, the share of Ukrainian language on national channels should be at least 90%.
Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory student from China Liu Ying Lun performed Lensky part from the Tchaikovsky opera Eugene Onegin in Chuvash State Opera and Ballet Theater. According to music theater critics, preceding Chinese singer performed this part on Russian stage in the middle of 20th century, during Mao Zedong times. Liu Ying Lun told Russkiy Mir how he learned to sing in Russian.
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