Walking After Letters from the Front 19.05.2017Letters from the front constitute the basis for new tourist routes that are opening in various parts of Russia this year. The eight winners have been announced in a contest for historical military routes called “Take pride, country, in your valiant sons!” Sightseers visit memorable locations connected to World War Two, which are described by those who participated in these events in letters to their loved ones. The authors of three winning routes gave tours to a correspondent from Russkiy Mir.
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Russian President among Time’s 100 most influential people
The Time magazine included Russian President Vladimir Putin into the top hundred most influential people of the world, RIA Novosti reports. The edition divided all notable people into several categories, such as Titans, Innovators, Leaders, Idols, People of Art. Vladimir Putin entered the category of Leaders. The participants of the list are not ranged. It is not the first time when the magazine includes Russian President into the list of people influencing the world most of all.
Among other notable people are US President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange, chairman of P.R. of China Xi Jinping, Pope of Rome Francis and others.
Different authors wrote essays about each politician. The essay about Putin was written by ex-USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev. In his opinion, Vladimir Putin managed to stabilize the situation, keep the country together and strengthen its economy. The first and the only President of USSR is sure that Russia will find its success through democracy only. He believes that the country is quite ready for the political competition, multiparty system, private elections and systematic rotations of the government.
Builders of an Empire 16.05.2017How did the Russian Empire arise? What tied it together? Why were the Russians, rather than anyone else, able to create the most expansive state on Earth? Who else took active part in its formation? What was it like for individual nations within the empire—did they see it as a prison or a family? You can read about all of this in the latest work of the historian Aleksandr Gorianin.