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Days of Russian language held in Santiago de Cuba

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Days of Russian language held in Santiago de Cuba


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The department of the Russian language has begun to work at the University of the Cuban province of Santiago de Cuba, the Rossotrudnichestvo website reports. It was given the name of the great writer Leo Tolstoy. The opening ceremony was timed to the Days of the Russian language, which took place in the second most important city in Cuba. The management of the university was given a collection of textbooks and manuals for studying the Russian language.

The program of the festival of the Russian language also included the Week of Russian cinema. Locals have watched Salyut-7, The Icebreaker, The Duelist and other works of Russian directors. It gave the Cubans the opportunity to get acquainted with Russian cinema.

The Corners of Russian Nature photo exhibition also worked during the event.

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A presentation on the reasons and prerequisites for the outbreak of World War II was held for students and teachers. They were also introduced to how the liberation mission of the Soviet army took place in Eastern European countries.

Russian compatriots, together with graduates of Russian universities, discussed their role in maintaining cultural ties with Russia and in promoting the Russian language in this province of Cuba.

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