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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Pushkin Museum inaugurated in Antalya
Pushkin Museum has opened in Antalya, Turkey, on the basis of Moscow International School. This year marks 220 years since Pushkin’s birth. The opening ceremony was conducted as a part of Russian-Turkish Cross Year of Culture and Tourism. Kazan Museum of Socialist Life of 1970s & '80s supported the opening, IA Tatar-Inform reports.
Pushkin is Ours! Exhibition received its first visitors. Among showpieces are documents and objects from USSR connected with Pushkin's name. One of the most interesting exhibits is a Pravda newspaper print, published on February 9, 1937, with OUR SOVIET PUSHKIN! article.
The main goal of the museum is to acquaint young people with Pushkin's patrimony.
Museum is the platform of many educational projects dedicated to Russian literature classics. According to the head of the school Liubov Dukelskaya most of the young compatriots living abroad don't have possibility visit the poet's birthplace. Therefore, it's important to make Pushkin more approachable even 1000 kilometers away from Russia.
The museum will serve all those who love Russian culture, literature and history.
Local authorities representatives, Russian ambassadors, compatriots were present at the ceremony. Reading Pushkin! international children's project was presented by Natalya Bondarchuk, who asserted that Sergey Bondarchuk film school to be opened in Antalya in the closest future.
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