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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Historians to analyze Romanov dynasty’s role in Russia-Europe relations in Paris
Famous French and Russian historians will discuss the contribution the members of the Romanov dynasty made to the development of relations with European countries in Paris. The Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Educational Center hosts The House of Romanovs and His Place in Russian-European Humanitarian Relations conference on February 7. This event is timed up with the centenary of the execution of the last Russian emperor Nicholas II and his family and organized by Russia’s Ministry of Culture and the Russian Embassy in France, the website of the Diocese of Chersonese reports.
The permanent secretary of Academie Francaise Hélène Carrère d'Encausse, the head of Imperial Route project Anna Gromova, the director of the State Museum of Contemporary History Irina Velikanova, the president of Orthodox Encyclopedia Sergei Kravets are to report at the conference.
Tsars and emperors of the Romanov dynasty established relations with European countries, organized military alliances with them and married the members of these countries’ ruling families. This helped the Romanovs to become related to the royal houses of Germany, Great Britain, Denmark and others. The merits of the Romanovs family members and their contribution to strengthening Russian-European ties are eternized by monuments and museums in some Western countries. The places associated with Peter the Great, Catherine II and other Russian monarchs are popular tourist destinations.
Russkiy Mir reported the Slovak Ministry of Culture to have called for the inclusion of the Romanov Dynasty and its European Heritage tourist route in the Cultural Paths program of the Council of Europe in November.
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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.