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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Memory of Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna to be eternalized in Germany
Memorial plaque in memory of the Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna, the sister of the empress Alexandra Feodorovna, to be installed in her native city Darmstadt. Inauguration of memorial plaque will take place on November, 1, Russkoye Pole informs.
The plaque to be installed on the wall of ex-palace of Prince Carl where the Grand Duchess was born. Negotiations between Russian and Germany on launching the memorial board have been in process with Darmstadt mayor's office for more than half of year.
Russian ambassador in Germany Sergey Nechayev, The Lord Mayor of Darmstadt Jochen Partsch ROC representatives, researchers and museum workers from both countries are going to be present at the event.
Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia was a German princess of the House of Hesse-Darmstadt, and the wife of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, the brother of Prince Alexander the Third. Her young sister Alice married Nikolay the Second. Elizabeth Feodorovna was engaged in philanthropic activities, founded in Moscow Martha-Mary charitable monastery. She was killed by Bolsheviks in July, 1918. In 1992 she was was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.
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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.