IT Kingdom in Russia that few people know 22.01.2021According to a recent study by the Oxford Internet Institute of Oxford University, 750,000 Russian companies sold software to the UK alone in 2018. According to a recent report by the Center for Economic and Business Research, one of the UK's leading economics consultancies, Russia's economic performance has been evaluated as better than the Western one by many indicators. Having reviewed the report, a Japanese expert wrote that the “IT Kingdom" had been formed in Russia.
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Russian calligraphy contest held in Beijing
On November 12, the results of the Russian calligraphy competition were summed up at the Russian Center of the Peking University of Foreign Languages. The event was attended by 15 finalists who are studying in the junior courses of the Busan University of Foreign Studies.
The competition, organized by the Russian Center, ran from October 31 to November 8. It was conducted in two categories: among freshmen and senior students. Students presented calligraphic works based on an excerpt from Nikolai Ostrovsky's novel How the Steel Was Tempered. The jury of the competition consisted of Russian language teachers. As a result, the jury selected the 6 best works in each category.
The winners were presented with certificates and awards at the Russian Center. The work of the winners was highly appreciated by the head of the Russian Center, Professor Dai Guiju. She emphasized that in the IT era, the formation and improvement of calligraphy skills is extremely important for young Russianists, and advised them to write more in Russian. Professor Dai Guiju also introduced the students to the history of the Russian alphabet and the development of Russian writing.
Zhu Xiangyu, Beijing