The Unlucky Emperor 17.08.201717 July 1998 was a warm day, abnormally bright for Petersburg. The houses along Moscovsky Avenue let down silk tricolor flags—lowered and joined with ribbonsof mouring. The traffic lights blinked yellow. The avenue, usually lively and filled with cars, was empty; policemen in white gloves stood on ceremonial, one positioned every 50 meters. “What happened?” asked Petersburgers in surprise. “We await the Emperor,” answered the sentries. “Nikolai Romanov.”
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New Names School opens doors for gifted kids from Russia and abroad
International Creative Summer School New Names has opened in Suzdal. Talented kids from Russia and abroad are among the participants. The Summer School organized by the namesake charitable foundation that celebrates 25 anniversary this year.
New Names Foundation representatives have underlined that the main purpose of this school is an all-round creative development, that includes professional training, elevating the level of the cultural awareness, and healthy outdoor activities.
There're very intence music, literature, art programs prepared for the young talents. They are very lucky to encounter best performers, artists and teachers at the camp. Aside of master classes, there are many other activities prepared for students and their teachers, like round tables and tours in the Golden Ring city gem Suzdal and its outskirts.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated New Names School participants with the beginning of the Summer camp season. It's worth mentioning that there's a strong competition to be accepted.
Californians Get a Call from Totma 16.08.2017Last weekend, Totma—a small town even by the Vologda Region’s standards—marked its 880-year anniversary and celebrated a traditional Russian America Day. The city once prided itself on its salt making and the seafaring merchants who traded in Siberia and America. It was a native of Totma, Ivan Kuskov, who founded Fort Ross in California, and today the town is visited by official delegations from the USA and representatives of indigenous American groups.