Russian Empire was founded 300 years ago1
22.10.2021 Numerous events and exhibitions are held around the country in honor of this date.
Russian Empire was founded 300 years ago
Putin declares non-working days from October 30 - November 72
21.10.2021 The new restrictions are being introduced due to the increase in number of COVID-19 cases.
Putin declares non-working days from October 30 - November 7
Russian romance song competition took place in Hamburg3
21.10.2021 Both aspiring singers and prominent performers took part in the contest.
Russian romance song competition took place in Hamburg
Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment will be recited in different languages4
20.10.2021 Numerous events around the globe are dedicated to the writer's anniversary, which is celebrated on November 11.
Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment will be recited in different languages
Russian and Turkish photographers win Grand Prix of Stenin Competition5
19.10.2021 The winning pictures depict an unusual love story and the aftermath of the pandemic.
Russian and Turkish photographers win Grand Prix of Stenin Competition
One of the most cozy towns in Russia, a member of the Association of Small Tourist Cities of Russia is located about 100 kilometers from Moscow. Borovsk makes visitors to fall in love with it at the first glance. Beautiful, typical Russian landscapes with river and churches, homey cafes, low-rise buildings and private houses decorated with naive art live under hovering spirit of the theoretical cosmonautics founder Tsiolkovsky.
A significant contribution to the development of professional sports in Europe has been made by Russian players who stepped into the sporting field under the guidance of their parents either at home or in a strange land. Emigrants founded clubs, played at packed stadiums as if they had been sports superstars, and led teams to championships as coaches and managers. Sports clubs are still established by our compatriots today.
A bear dressed in kosovorotka and bast shoes playing balalaika is one of the strongest Russian stereotypes. In reality, bears live in Russian woods or zoos, kosovorotkas and bast shoes could be traced in museums and at folk concerts. In contrast, the balalaika has won its unique place not only on concert posters but also at an international stage, in concert halls, jazz and rock clubs.
Summers in Alaska are short. And the breath of winter is felt from early fall. Famous Russian traveler Sergey Sinelnik knows this better than most people. Since 2019, he has been sailing on an exact replica of the medieval coastal dwellers boat Pilgrim. The journey has taken him to the northernmost American state. This year's voyage is over; next spring, Sinelnik and his crew will sail along the Northern Sea Route to Russia.
Michael Chekhov passed away more than 65 years ago, but his fame and influence in the theatrical and cinema worlds seem to be only growing. The Russkiy Mir found out how Chekhov's methodology is interpreted today in theaters that are named after him, and who is awarded the Michael Chekhov Medal.
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