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Katyusha TV channel has started broadcasting in Russian language in China, TASS reports. All TV programmes have Chinese subtitles. It is the first Russian TV channel in China. The name Katyusha is not accidental. This is a name from a Russian song about young woman Katyusha...

02.11.2017 Subject: Array

Russian citizens who will stay abroad during presidential elections will be able to vote at one of the electoral stations organized at the locations, TASS reports. According to Deputy Chairman of Central Elections Commission Nikolai Bulaev, around three hundred and sixty electoral stations will be opened in other countries. ...

02.11.2017 Subject: Politics

The Great October Revolution and the Civil War, which followed afterwards, had catastrophic consequences for Russia, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia stated at the opening of 21st World Russian People’s Council, the official website of the Russian Orthodox Church advises. He has remarked that the war sowed seeds of evil and hatred in souls of people, which come up in...

01.11.2017 Subject: Religion

Russian Empire - Soviet Union – Russia conference took place in Pecs, Hungary. It was organized by Center for Studies of Contemporary Russia and Soviet Union, and co-organized by Pechorsky target group of Eastern and Middle Europe’s history of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Russian Center provided informational support to the conference with participation of...

01.11.2017 Subject: Community

There are no Russian citizens among victims of the terrorist act in New York, TASS informs. According to Russian diplomats, there is no official information on that. The Russian Embassy added that they keep the situation under control. The day before, the criminal in his truck ran into pedestrians and bicycle riders in the South-West...

01.11.2017 Subject: Community

MacDougall's auction house is going to participate in Russian Auction Week that starts in London at the end of November. Important Russian Art Auction includes paintings of Vasily Polenov (1844-1927) associated with the Peredvizhniki movement, and legendary modernist figurative...

31.10.2017 Subject: Culture


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The idea for the Teacher for Russia program originated with two graduates from Saint Petersburg State University, Alena Makovich and Elena Yarmanova after they came across Teach for All, a major international network of nongovernmental social enterprises. Four years have passed since then, and this year the Russian program celebrated its first graduating class.
7 November marked the centennial of the October Revolution—an event that, whatever you think of it, has done much to define the entire twentieth century. And of course, the main figure in these epoch-making events was Vladimir Ilich Lenin. We have attempted to “interview” the Bolshevik leader so that he might explain how he related to the tasks of revolution, politics, morality, and other questions that are important to us all.
Poland appears frequently in the Russian informational space, but sadly, it appears almost every time for a painful reason. This results in a corresponding tone for discussions in online forums. Of course, even a passing familiarity with these forums will show that a typical Russian, especially a young one, does not have a high level of knowledge about Poland (to say the least). And this is too bad, since Russo-Polish relations are very instructive.
Ludmila Rostislavovna Selinsky (USA) is a member of the Congress of Russian Americans, the Russian Nobility Association in America, and the Council of Directors for the Otrada association for cultural education and aid. She spoke with Russkiy Mir about the fates of several generations of her forebears after leaving Russia, as well as her own work to preserve Russia’s cultural heritage.