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Aleksey “ShtanUdachi” Barsukov won the Winter Hearthstone Championship Tour, according to Lenta.ru. Sixteen strongest cyber-sportsmen competed in the finals, including American player Frank “Fr0zen” Zhang who was defeated by the Russian sportsman in the deciding series. Reigning world champion Pavel...

27.03.2017 Subject: Miscellaneous

Soviet Cinema Week was held in the capital of Albania with organizational support of the Russian Embassy and National Puppet Theatre. Five Soviet movies with Albanian subtitles were presented to the audience: The Twelve Chairs, The Pokrovsky Gates, Ivan Vasilievich changes professions, Operation Y and Other Adventures of Shurik. Minister-Counselor of Russia’s Embassy in Tirana Dmitry Kazmin...

27.03.2017 Subject: Culture

A session of Russian Communities’ Chamber and activists of Russian Expat Community was held in London with support of the Russian government in Great Britain, according to website Rossotrudnichestvo. Around seventy delegates from different organizations representing eighteen regions of the United Kingdom were present at the session. Russian ambassador to the United...

27.03.2017 Subject: Diaspora

Tourists will soon be able to visit the the biggest polar station located on the Franz Josef , TASS informs. According to Acting National Park Director Alexander Kirillov the guests will be invited after the Hayes island goes through "Arctic clean-up". During Soviet times about 200 people worked on the station. It was closed at the beginning if 21st century for several years, and...

27.03.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Miscellaneous

Russian national women’s curling team won silver at the World Curling Championship in the Chinese capital, according to RIA Novosti. Our curling players Margarita Fomina, Alexandra Raeva, Alina Kovalyeva, Kira Ezekh and their team leader Anna Sidorova lost to the Canadian team by a score of 3:8 in the finals. Before that, female national team showed a very...

27.03.2017 Subject: Sports

Traditional Russian Art Film Festival organized by Russian-American Cultural Foundation has started in New York, according to TASS. The main topic of the Festival is a woman and her role in society and history. The organizers have reminded that this year is a hundred’s anniversary of vindication of women’s rights. Women got equal rights with men after the February Revolution in Russia. ...

27.03.2017 Subject: Culture

The concert in memory of Russian rock and film legends, took place in Melnā Piektdiena Riga club on March 25, BaltNews informs.  Memories, songs and film episodes with Vladimir Vusotsky, Viktor Tsoi, Sergey Bodrov Jr and Igor Talkov were on the evening's agenda. Covers of the famous...

27.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Museum-educational complex Russian Expat Community is going to be opened in Moscow. This is the first similar project in Russia devoted to the first wave of Russian emigration. Presentation of the center took place as a part of Moscow Cultural Forum, according to TASS. The center will encompass permanent and temporary exhibitions, a lecture room, a concert hall...

27.03.2017 Subject: Community

First Chekhov Festival kicks off as a part of Russian-American Month in New York. The festival opened with Tree Sisters play at the Russian Arts Theater and Studio. The performance called total success, all tickets were sold out. Seasoned Russian director Aleksey Burago stated that Three Sisters production...

26.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Today many countries participate in World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour. During this action the inhabitants suppose to turn off all electrical devices including the light, RIA Novosti reports. Our country joins the Ecology-friendly movement for the eighth time. From 20:30 for one hour all the buildings' lightening will be suspended. All the...

26.03.2017 Subject: Miscellaneous

One of the main book markets in the world, Paris book fair has opened today in the French capital. Russian stand comprising more than 600 issues is one of the biggest stands on the fair. Following tradition, the main part of the books includes...

24.03.2017 Subject: Culture

Unique heritage of national culture should be carefully preserved and multiplied. Such was a statement made by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the awarding ceremony of young cultural workers and distribution of Presidential prizes in the field of culture and arts for works for children and the youth, the official Kremlin website reports. According to Putin, this would encourage...

24.03.2017 Subject: Politics

Moscow Cultural Forum opens today March 24 in the Russian capital and coincides with the Day of the Russian Cultural Worker, TASS reports. More than six hundred state cultural institutions will take part in the Forum within three days. The Forum agenda is divided into two halves. The first half is devoted to business. It comprises lectures, round tables...

24.03.2017 Subject: Culture


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