Non-Golden Ring of Russia. Borovsk 20.10.2021One 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.
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Rodion Shchedrin's 85th birthday widely Celebrated
Composer Rodion Shchedrin turned 85 on December, 16. Russian president has awarded Shchedrin the Order of Honor for a huge contribution to the development of the art of music. national music and longstanding creativity, RIA Novosti reported.
Vladimir Putin has also mentioned that some music pieces of Rodion Shchedrin are famous worldwide. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev praised Rodion Shchedrin's compositions for “Russian soul , expression and sincerity.” In all, the composer received many birthday wishes and compliments on his music that has become the part of national culture long ago.
Let us remember, Music festival dated to the 85th anniversary of Rodion Shchedrin started the eve before in Moscow. Best musicians came to participate, such as Russian National Orchestra under Mikhail Pletnev, Mariinsky Theater Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, cellist Mischa Mayski, and many others.
Rodion Schedrin composed vast quantity of symphony and chamber music pieces, operas and choir music. Such ballets as Carmen Suite (based on Georges Bizet's opera music), Anna Karenina (libretto is based on the Leo Tolstoy novel), Dead Souls based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol, Lolita (based on Vladimir Nabokov's novel) made Shchedrin widely recognized.
Rus at Play 14.10.2021A 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.