Panfilov's 28 Men wins at BRICKS Film Festival 1
28.06.2017 The second annual BRICS Film Festival has concluded in Chengdu.
Panfilov's 28 Men wins at BRICKS Film Festival
Kerch acknowledged most ancient Russian city2
27.06.2017 Archaeologists believe that Kerch is a successor of the ancient Greek city called Panticapaion founded 610-590 B.C.
Kerch acknowledged most ancient Russian city
Sergey Yurski recited Russian poetry in Carnegie Hall3
27.06.2017 From Classics to Moderns: A Tribute to Joseph Brodsky poetry event took place in Weill Recital Hall.
Sergey Yurski recited Russian poetry in Carnegie Hall
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Russian Seasons Festival in Japan4
27.06.2017 Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra opens the Russian Seasons Festival symphone programme.
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Russian Seasons Festival in Japan
Russian female team wins World Chess Championships for the first time in its history5
27.06.2017 The title-deciding points being won by Alexandra Kosteniuk.
Russian female team wins World Chess Championships for the first time in its history
On 10-12 June, the Chinese city of Fuzhou hosted the united international Forum for Political Parties, Think Tanks, and Civil Society Organizations of the BRICS Countries. Among those to take part in the work of this forum was the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Research and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, Vyacheslav Nikonov.
Today, nearly 11 thousand Syrian schoolchildren study the Russian language. Instructors for these students are trained in the Russian Language Department of Damascus University, where our compatriot Svetlana Rodygin teaches. She also participated in the Russkiy Mir Foundation anniversary conference. In an interview, she tells us how things have worked out for Russian women who have found themselves in Syria during these difficult wartimes.
The Confederations Cup has begun in Russia. The first game was played in a new stadium in Saint Petersburg. “Welcome to Russia”—with these words Russian President Vladimir Putin ended his speech at the opening ceremony. A Russkiy Mir correspondent experienced firsthand the warmth with which Russia’s “Northern Capital” welcomed foreigners and football fans from all over Russia.
From an early age the famous explorer Matvey Shparo has followed in the steps (or more accurately, the ski trails) of his legendary father Dmitry Shparo, whose records expanded the boundaries of human ability. Matvey has completed dozens of unique arctic expeditions on skis, made it into the Guinness Book of World Records, and earned national awards. In an interview with Russkiy Mir the explorer told us that the Arctic is for him a love and a challenge.
From early childhood on, every Russian learns to recognize his face in even its most stylized representation. His fairy tales are among the first things that Russians remember from their childhood. In a well-known test, when people are asked to quickly name any flower, fruit, and Russian poet, 98% respond: “red, apple, Pushkin.” Even a person who has no interest in literature will remember that Pushkin is the “sun of Russian poetry” and “our all.”
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