Moscow entered top 10 dream cities list for foreign tourists1
25.03.2019 According to statistics, the internal flow of tourists in Moscow has increased by 40% since 2012.
Moscow entered top 10 dream cities list for foreign tourists
Days of Russian-Arab friendship started in Syria2
25.03.2019 Diplomats, parliamentarians, cultural figures, authorities, media and Russian compatriots attended the event.
Days of Russian-Arab friendship started in Syria
Alina Zagitova won figure skating World Championship in Japan3
23.03.2019 Alina became the youngest winner of the World Championship in women's single skating over the past two decades.
Alina Zagitova won figure skating World Championship in Japan
Russian and Greek youth take part in Second Athens forum 4
22.03.2019 Russian-speaking people from Greece and locals learning Russian as a Second language take part in the event organised by KSORS.
Russian and Greek youth take part in Second Athens forum
Free online resources to help learning Russian5
21.03.2019 Russian language can be studied online for free.
Free online resources to help learning Russian
What is the future of Russian language in Central Asia? This question is still open and the prospects are rather unclear. According to the 1989 census, 80% of the inhabitants of Soviet Union spoke Russian. In 2019, everything changed dramatically. More than half of residents throughout Central Asia (except Kazakhstan) do not speak Russian.
Tatiana Leskova is a great-granddaughter of Nikolai Leskov and the only direct descendant of the great Russian writer. A native of Paris, she has been living in Rio de Janeiro for over 70 years. Tatyana Leskova, an outstanding ballerina and choreographer, stood at the origins of South American ballet; and you can find names of Balanchine, Massine, Fokin, Baronova, Lepeshinskaya and other prominent figures of world ballet on the pages of her memoirs.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine** started reviewing the controversial bill “On ensuring functioning of Ukrainian as the state language” in the second reading. Its authors believe that development of Ukrainian language as “original language of the titular nation” to be the main task in effort to strengthen national identity of the Ukrainians and preserve national culture, traditions, customs, and historical memory of the Ukrainian nation. It sounds nicely, but what's there behind the façade?
This year marks 65th anniversary since Russia joined UNESCO. Before her official visit to Russia, Audrey Azoulay, the Director General of the UNESCO, spoke about priority activities and future of this largest international organization.
For a great while Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy used to praise family happiness, as well as love between husband and wife in his books. The writer believed that a family was the core social unit. It should be the top priority followed by church and the state. Surprisingly enough, the literary genius’s happiness in his family life did not last long. Upon completion of its initial stage, the marriage with Sophia Andreevna shifted to endless quarrels and mutual resentments, which lasted for decades. Nevertheless, they had 13 children; 8 of them lived to see adulthood and left their mark in history. It is the children of Leo Nikolaevich that we want to tell about.
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