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St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre of Boris Eifman has completed its tour in Shanghai, TASS reports. For the first time Chinese spectators have seen staging of Rodin. The Eternal Idol and Anne Karenina based on the eponymous novel by Lev Tolstoy. Despite the fact that the latter was already shown in Beijing and Shanghai two times, all the tickets were sold out. ...

11.09.2017 Subject: Culture

6th International festival for Russian language students Friends, under the slogan “Our Union is Truly Special!” is conducted in health resort complex Kamchia in Bulgaria from 11 to 16th of September. Russkiy Mir Foundation, Bulgaria Sustainable Development with Bulgarian Educational Ministry support organize the event. ...

11.09.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

Germany and Russia need each other, Foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel has stated. According to him economy of both countries can profit if they look in one direction, RIA Novosti informs. Germany and Russia have to work towards economic prosperity and restrain conflicts, thinks the head of Foreign Affairs...

10.09.2017 Subject: Politics

Russian Defense Ministry outraged by the demolition of the Mausoleum of soldiers of the Red Army in Poland, TASS reports. Cemetery Mausoleum installed over the mass grave of Soviet soldiers was located in Trzcianka town. The head of Department of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation on perpetuating of memory of victims at protection...

09.09.2017 Subject: Community

City Day dedicated to 870th anniversary is celebrated in Moscow this weekend. Extensive entertainment program spreads all around the city. Bright People festival in Gorky Park brings together all art disciplines. Opera singers, acrobats, aerial gymnasts, designers, fashion icons, and others amuse the public. Fifth festival Theater March has started...

09.09.2017 Subject: Community

Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin handed Metropolis Olympiad's prizes to Moscow, Shanghai, and Hong Kong junior-high-schoolers, RIA Novosti reports. Students from big cities competed in physics, chemistry, informatics and mathematics. As Moscow mayor has underlined, big cities are strategic growth points for our planet. They have great potential in the fields of science, education, and high...

08.09.2017 Subject: Education

A large diamond excavated in Yakutia has been named in honor of Andrey Karlov perished in the capital of Turkey. Its weight is almost fifty-two carats, as per TASS. Diamond mining company Alrosa has explained that they wanted to eternalize memory of the ambassador and express respect to his merits. According to the...

08.09.2017 Subject: Heart Memory

Saint Petersburg marks the Memorial Day in honor of the victims of the Siege of Leningrad today. It is timed with the beginning of the siege, TASS informs. Memorial ceremonies traditionally started with flowers’ laying rituals by the plate of the building on Nevsky Prospect № 14. The...

08.09.2017 Subject: History

Gala opening ceremony of V International Film and Television Festival The Slavic Fairy Tale in honor of the famous Academic Likhachev will take place in Sofia today, September 8, the Russian Bulgaria website reports. Today’s festival supported by the Russkiy Mir Foundation includes around 130 movies from fifteen countries of Europe and Asia. It is dedicated to a hundred’s anniversary...

08.09.2017 Subject: Culture

Russian animations to be screened in China very soon. More than 500 Russian animation series will be available this year on digital platforms and Dazzle company internet portals. Leo and Tig, Mimimishki, Fantastic Patrol, and others are to be available, RIA Novosti reports. National media group...

08.09.2017 Subject: Community

Plain of Satellite has appeared at Pluto, TASS informs. Thus, name of the first artificial satellite launched to space by Soviet Union in 1957 was eternalized. The International Astronomical Union named first fourteen objects on Pluto. They all remind us of ancient mythology, beginning of space exploration, pioneers of the space industry and scientists making space research. ...

08.09.2017 Subject: Space

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science Vyacheslav Nikonov took part at the scientific conference in Sevastopol on September 6. The central conference topic is Sevastopol as Center of Russian Soft Power in the Whole Mediterranean World. It was held in the Center of international political researches of the Mediterranean Region of Sevastopol State University, according to the...

08.09.2017 Subject: Community

Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots Council in Australia (KSORS) signed collaboration and friendship agreement with Serbian Australian Representative Council at the Slavic Festival in Brisbane, according to the website of the KSORS. The Serbians and Russians miles away from home have been sustaining good relations, that’s why signature of such an agreement was quite a...

08.09.2017 Subject: Diaspora

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The question, “What are you, illiterate?” has long been regarded as ironic. Indeed, some may be more capable than others, but everyone in Russia can read and write, so no one would ever think of patting themselves on the back for it. International Literacy Day is celebrated right between Knowledge Day (1 September) and World Teachers’ Day (5 October). Perhaps this is why this holiday isn’t very widely celebrated in Russia.
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