More than 50 Russian publishers represented at Frankfurt Book Forum1
16.10.2019 Russian and EU writers will take part in discussions dedicated the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II and the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
More than 50 Russian publishers represented at Frankfurt Book Forum
Russia’s MFA called on Europe to assess manifestations of neo-Nazism in Ukraine2
15.10.2019 Kiev and international organizations are not in hurry to political assessment of the situation.
Russia’s MFA called on Europe to assess manifestations of neo-Nazism in Ukraine
Month of Russian culture in Riyadh opened with exhibition of Kandinsky3
15.10.2019 Exhibition is held in the frames of Festival of Russian culture in Saudi Arabia.
Month of Russian culture in Riyadh opened with exhibition of Kandinsky
Russian President goes on official visit to Saudi Arabia4
14.10.2019 More than 30 documents on cooperation are to be signed during the visit.
Russian President goes on official visit to Saudi Arabia
The Most Beautiful Country contest launches5
14.10.2019 The contest starts accepting applications.
The Most Beautiful Country contest launches
This year marks the 130th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Zworykin, a famous Russian inventor and the pioneer of television technology. His name was unknown for a long time in Russia. Meanwhile, in the United States, where the inventor lived most of his life, at some point he was under supervision, as the FBI suspected him to be a Russian spy.
The Russian village of Aleksandrovka, an amazing corner of Russian history, has been preserved in one of the districts of Potsdam. The Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church, the oldest surviving Orthodox church in Germany, is located on a mountain nearby. The history behind this village is, first of all, the story of friendship between two royal persons - Frederick William III of Prussia and Alexander I of Russia. Andrei Chernodarov, a historian and cultural expert, told the Russkiy Mir on how this unusual monument came to existence and how it has been preserved.
William Brumfield, a researcher of Russian architecture and Professor of the Tulane University (New Orleans), has travelled thousands of kilometers along passable and impassable roads of the Russian North. Architecture at the End of the Earth, his book published in the USA in 2015, became quite an event in the scientific community. Russian edition of Towards the White Sea has been published this year.
International Puppet Theatre Festival “Ryazanskie Smotriny” (Showing-off in Ryazan), one of the largest and the most reputable festivals in Russia and whole Eastern Europe, will open in Sergei Yesenin’s home land on September 14th. Current “show” marks a milestone, not by its number, but by years: the Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary, and Petrushka, its symbol, shines out of posters like never before. According to the puppet masters, during years of the festival’s existence the genre of puppet show has experienced absolute slump and unbelievable upswing. And it is still on the rise.
The Shtandart, a historical frigate built based on drawings designed 300 years ago, celebrated its 20th anniversary. It is the replica of the first naval frigate built by Peter the Great in Baltics in 1703. The replica frigate was put afloat with all the honors and celebrations in September 1999. The ceremony was held on Orlovskaya embankment, St. Petersburg, in presence of more than 40 thousand people. Over the 20-year period the Shtandart has traveled 167 thousand nautical miles, visited 127 ports in 17 countries; it has been featured in a dozen films and dressed up in scarlet sails for the famous Alumni Festival held in St. Petersburg.
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