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Photo: The Day of Remembrance of the Russians, who served outside the country, is celebrated in Russia on February 15, TASS reports. The first time It was remembered for the first time 8 years ago. Previously, an unofficial holiday was called the Day of Memory of Soldiers-Internationalists.  ...

15.02.2019 Subject: Community

Photo: Israel and Iran intend to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in the near future, The Times of Israel reports. Connection to the union will entail cooperation in the customs sphere, the removal of trade restrictions, the expansion of online commerce and other...

15.02.2019 Subject: Economics

Photo: Orthodox believers celebrate the Meeting of the Lord, one of the 12 major church holidays, on Friday, February 15, RIA Novosti reports. Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill will celebrate Divine Liturgy on this day. It will be held in the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin.  ...

15.02.2019 Subject: Religion

Photo: The discussion on art exchanges between Russia and the United States, suspended even before political disagreement intensified, was held at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas with the participation of Hermitage Director Mikhail Piotrovsky and Special Representative of the President of...

15.02.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo: Winter Arts Festival starts in Sochi on Thursday, February 14, RIA Novosti reports. It has turned into one of the largest cultural forums in our country over 12 years of its existence. The artistic director is Yuri Bashmet.  Russian President Vladimir Putin sent greetings to...

15.02.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo: Famous Russian singer Sergey Zakharov passed away. He died shortly before his birthday, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports. He would have turned 69 years old in two and a half months. The singer died suddenly in Moscow. As his acquaintances...

14.02.2019 Subject: Community


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2600 international students from 64 countries study today at Tambov State University named after G. R. Derzhavin. The university also facilitates cooperation with more than one hundred universities in Asia, Africa, Europe and America. Professor Tatyana Osadchaya, the TSU Vice-Rector for International Relations and Work with Foreign Students, shares on what helps a regional university to develop the Russian education export program.
On the first day of February, an event dedicated to the world of Soviet children's books was held at the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam). It was moderated by Ellen Rutten, a specialist in Slavic studies from the University of Amsterdam. Historians, illustrators and collectors of Soviet children's literature, as well as translators of Russian literature shared about the history of children's books, starting with the post-revolutionary times.
White stillness. These are the first words to come to mind when you stand at the top platform of the Salaspils memorial and look down at a huge snow-covered field where once camp barracks were located with gallows towering over them. Seven giant figures casted from coarse concrete and put onto the bare ground have been the only guards of the stillness for many years. This concentration camp was known as "white hell"…
This year marks the 220th anniversary of the Russian army under command of Alexander Suvorov crossing the Alps. The map with the route of the military operation, which became the part of world history and elevated Suvorov to the rank of genius commanders, can be found in textbooks, and not only the Russian ones. But the path of the Suvorov’s army in the mountains of Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein could be followed all over again only at the turn of the XIX and XX centuries.