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Svetlana Smetanina Today, nearly 11 thousand Syrian schoolchildren study the Russian language. Instructors for these students are trained in the Russian Language Department of Damascus University, where our compatriot Svetlana Rodygin teaches. She also participated in the Russkiy Mir Foundation anniversary conference. In an interview, she tells us how things have worked out for Russian women who have found themselves in Syria during these difficult wartimes.  Svetlana Rodygina (left) in the studio of the Syrian Ministry of Education Teaching Channel Svetlana Rodygina is a philologist and...

22.06.2017
Rubric: Interview
Subject: RussianLanguage

Sergei Vinogradov The Confederations Cup has begun in Russia. The first game was played in a new stadium in Saint Petersburg. “Welcome to Russia”—with these words Russian President Vladimir Putin ended his speech at the opening ceremony. A Russkiy Mir correspondent experienced firsthand the warmth with which Russia’s “Northern Capital” welcomed foreigners and football fans from all over Russia. Major Football on the Neva River The Confederations Cup, which brings together the victors of all continental championships and the reigning World Cup champion, has commenced...

20.06.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Sports

Sergei Vinogradov From an early age the famous explorer Matvey Shparo has followed in the steps (or more accurately, the ski trails) of his legendary father Dmitry Shparo, whose records expanded the boundaries of human ability. Matvey has completed dozens of unique arctic expeditions on skis, made it into the Guinness Book of World Records, and earned national awards. In an interview with Russkiy Mir the explorer told us that the Arctic is for him a love and a challenge. – Many encyclopedias call you a polar explorer. Is this a fair definition, considering the fact that you’ve made...

14.06.2017
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Travel

Marina Bogdanova From early childhood on, every Russian learns to recognize his face in even its most stylized representation. His fairy tales are among the first things that Russians remember from their childhood. In a well-known test, when people are asked to quickly name any flower, fruit, and Russian poet, 98% respond: “red, apple, Pushkin.” Even a person who has no interest in literature will remember that Pushkin is the “sun of Russian poetry” and “our all.” It’s no coincidence that there was even a decision to celebrate the International Day of the Russian Language at the UN on Pushkin’s birthday from 2010...

12.06.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Array

Inessa Filatova Countess Nadezhda Filaretovna von Meck was a famous nineteenth-century Russian patron of the arts. Tchaikovsky would often visit and work at the von Meck estate, and he dedicated several musical works to his “best friend” there. Nadezhda von Meck supported other musicians as well: Nikolai Rubinstein, Claude Debussy, and Henryk Wieniawski. A correspondent from Russkiy Mir met with the Dutch great-great-great-granddaughter of Nadezhda von Meck, the art photographer Nadja Willems. Five Generations Later “Nadezhda von Meck is my oermoeder. This is a special word signifying...

08.06.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Array

Marina Bogdanova Maximilian Alexandrovich Voloshin Portrait by K. Kostenok. Leningrad, 1925 Among the many geniuses of the Russian Silver Age, the name Maximilian Voloshin can sometimes be overlooked. His verses are not quoted all that frequently, and his aquarelles, though recognized, are not widely reproduced for sale. Likely enough, an average Russian might only remember Voloshin’s association with the Crimean town of Koktebel and a certain photograph of a heavy, disheveled Max in a chiton with his head bandaged. Or even more likely, they would only remember his name: “Sure, there was...

31.05.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Culture

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