How Russian Philanthropists Built Moscow 07.08.2022Business and philanthropy walked in parallel in pre-revolutionary Russia. Big entrepreneurs were often also big philanthropists. They built hospitals, theaters, orphanages, and almshouses. Today the Museum of Entrepreneurs, Patrons, and Philanthropists in Moscow supports and promotes their legacy. Nadezhda Smirnova, museum director, told the Russkiy Mir about the high standard set by the philanthropists of pre-revolutionary Russia.
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Russian Center meets future Russian language specialists
Russian Center of Beijing International Studies University welcomed new guests on September, 12. 17 nine-graders from the middle school at Beijing University came for the first lesson dedicated to Russia.
The Russian Center professor Dai Guiju organised weekly lections on history and geography of Russia. She made a video presentation for the future russianists showing geografical and time zones, rivers and lakes.
The lecture called a success. Young Russian language specialists asked many follow-up questions. Weekly lectures will certainly motivate students to learn Russian language, and serve as a base for raising future russianists.
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