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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has cleared 95 Russian Athletes, mentioned in notorious McLaren Investigation Report, TASS informs. Journalists have discovered the WADA internal report intended for directors of its structural subdivisions. It agrees to clear 95 of the first 96 athletes whose cases have been reviewed. The document states that the “available evidence was insufficient to support the...

13.09.2017 Subject: Sports

Visit Russia National Tourist Office in London started preparations for the World Football Cup, IA Interfax informs. Specialized information center for travelers interested in football was opened there. A per Russian experts, they get many requests from football fans planning to travel to Russia to see the World Cup. The majority of questions is about logistics, for example,...

05.09.2017 Subject: Array

A final match of European Volleyball Championship took place in Krakow where Russians took golden medals leaving behind the German team, TASS informs. Our team headed by the new coach Sergey Shlyapnikov before the final set destroyed all its rivals and played very brightly. In the first set our volleyball players despite rather timid game style of the diagonal hitter...

04.09.2017 Subject: Sports

Russian synchronized swimmer Anastasia Davydova is included in ISHOF , International Swimming Hall of Fame among 17 members, TASS informs. ISHOF is located in Fort Lauderdale, USA. Five-time Olympic champion, Anastasia won gold at world championships 13 times, and also seven-time European champion in synchronized swimming. She was called the best synchronized swimmer of the XXI century by FINA World...

28.08.2017 Subject: Sports

2017 World Games, where around eight thousand people take part, started in Taipei, China, TASS informs. XXIX Summer Universiade will be supported by International University Sports Federation. Students will compete for 275 sets of awards. President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin sent a greeting telegram to Russian participants of the Olympiad wishing “bright and big victories” to...

21.08.2017 Subject: Sports

Russian dancers are taking part in World Tango Dance Tournament, TASS reports. Qualifying rounds for participants have started in Buenos Aires the day before. Thirteen pairs from Russia including sportsmen from Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Perm are competing for title of the best tango dancers in the world. Two more Russian female dancers have foreign male partners. Our pairs have...

17.08.2017 Subject: Sports

Russian sportsmen have won four prizes at the World Athletics Championships in London, TASS informs. High jumper Maria Lasitskene who didn't loose even single tournament this season, has become two-time World champion. Sergey Shubenkov in the 110 metres hurdles has taken silver. Jumper at length Darya Klishina and hammer thrower Valeriy Pronkin took also two silver...

14.08.2017 Subject: Sports

Sochi hosted VIII International Combat Sambo Tournament Plotform S-70, where Russian team held victory over the team of the world, TASS reports. The best sambo wrestlers from US, France, Brazil and Poland competed with our sportsmen. The top officials of Russia and Abkhazia, representatives of Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation as well as leading hockey players of our...

10.08.2017 Subject: Sports

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) sent to Russian sports officials the conditions of our athletes’ participation in the World Championships in Athletics in London banning our sportsmen to sing the national anthem, as per RIA Novosti. Besides, all Russian participants allowed to take part in the competitions (only 19 athletes received a license) are to have...

01.08.2017 Subject: Sports

Russian military team took the first place in a very complicated intelligence contest at the International Army Games - 2017, as per RIA Novosti. Our army men have successfully overcome the obstacle zone called The Intelligence Officer Path, leaving behind teams from China and Uzbekistan, which took the second and the third places correspondently. ...

01.08.2017 Subject: Sports

Russian swimmers have earned gold three times at the FINA World Championships and World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, TASS reports. Yuliya Yefimova has climbed onto the top podium spot for the fifth time after the 200-meter breast-stroke competitions. She has become the...

29.07.2017 Subject: Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin and the team coach Sergey Gonchar have brought the Stanley Cup in Moscow. The trophy was exhibited in the Hockey Museum of Moscow. Evgeni Malkin and Sergey Gonchar presented the Cup and then answered questions and took pictures with their fans. Athletes have accepted...

28.07.2017 Subject: Sports


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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.
The new law “On Education” passed by the Ukrainian parliament essentially forbids citizens from receiving an education in any language other than Ukrainian. Beginning on 1 September 2018, students will only be able to study in Russian or the languages of other national minorities before the fifth grade. And beginning in 2020, Russian, Hungarian, Romanian, and other languages will be removed from the lower grades as well. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, Vyacheslav Nikonov, reflects on how this trend meshes with Ukraine’s attempt to become a full-fledged European country.
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