Master Russian on lockdown 13.07.2020Russian language does not have days off. It is not afraid of pandemics. And sometimes it benefits from self-isolation of those who seek to master it. Having worked online for months, Russian language courses around the world are setting to actively accepts students into offline groups. The Russkiy Mir contacted teachers from different countries and found out that the lockdown and experience in e-teaching opened up new opportunities for specialists in Russian philology. Some of them conceived the idea to develop a system of electronic textbooks and globalize the programs; others initiated active engagement of lecturers and guests from all over the world for their online classes, and also mastered advanced training for teachers in virtual environment.
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Donald Trump to sign new round of anti-Russian sanctions
Donald Trump is going to sign new round of sanctions that were approved several days ago by the US House of Representatives. According to some US politics experts, the Congress “has handcuffed” Trump on this issue.
Let us remember, The US House of Representatives approved a new round of anti-Russian sanctions by the overwhelming vote.
In Moscow this action was called yet another great obstacle to normalize Russian-American relations. The measures could affect European partners of US, as well. Paris, Vienna and Berlin have already opposed the sanctions. Some US business representatives also against such decision.
New law imposes a reduction on holding short-term debt by sanctioned Russian financial institutions from 30 to just 14 days. For oil and defense sectors that term is reduced from 90 to 30 days. European companies that want to participate in Northern Stream 2 project are going to experience very serious penalties on US market.
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Key words to understand the Battle of Chesma 11.07.2020Starting from Peter the Great days, Russian glossary of nautical terms was compiled based on Dutch terms. Furthermore, it experienced a significant impact from English, German and Italian terminology. Events associated with naval glory of Russia can be reconstructed through interpretation of those inherent terms. The Battle of Chesma is one of such events.