Vaccination for the Empress 04.12.2021MacDougall's Auction House, the British auction house specialising in Russian Russian art, has held another important auction in London on December 1. There were more than 40 lots such as items of Russian art and history. The letter from Catherine the Great on the benefits of vaccination against smallpox is particularly noteworthy. Let's take this opportunity to recall the story of how the empress had promoted vaccination in Russia.
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Calligraphy competition participants meet in Milan
On Sunday, October 11, in the historic center of Milan, a meeting was held between the staff of the Russian Center and the participants of the 2020 calligraphy competition, dedicated to letters in Russian literature. During the meeting, the traditional presentation of certificates and nice prizes was held.
The presentation was attended by the winner in the Any letter from Uncle Fyodor nomination - a student of the Linguistic Lyceum Greppi Eleonora Potsi with her Russian teacher Anna Squitieri, the winner in the One of Makar Devushkin's letters nomination - Giovanni Esposito and Marcello Fanfoni, as well as those who keep faithful to the competition, students of the Russian Training Center Nikolai and Philip Astori, who have been sending their calligraphic works for the third year already.
Taking this opportunity, the staff of the Russian Center invited all participants to take part in the Total Dictation, which will be held on October 17.
Oksana Bejenari, Milan