Different Countries, Same Gorodki 22.06.2021The traditional Russian game of Gorodki dates back to the 18th century. It was played by Leo Tolstoy and Maksim Gorky. In Soviet times, Gorodki turned into a legitimate sport, and this year marks the 85th anniversary of the first USSR championship. Today, the Gorodki is played not only in Russia and the CIS countries - Russian compatriots have brought the game to the far abroad. It has been found that the Gorodki can unite nations (Karelia and Finland hold joint tournaments) and bring back to the origins: it was abroad that many compatriots took up a bat for the first time.
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Chinese scholars debate similarities of various Slavic languages with Russian
Slavic writing and culture specialists gathered at the Russian Language Center at the Beijing Foreign Studies University on May, 24.
Professors from Russian Language Institute and the Institute of Languages and Cultures of European Countries, as well as the Vice-rector of BFSU Zhao Gang. The event was dedicated to the Day of Slavic Written Language and Culture.
Such topics as Slavic people and similarities of various Slavic languages with Russian were discussed. Slavic Civilization subject is studied at master’s level in the Russian Language Institute and the Institute of Languages and Cultures of European Countries. Participants have agreed that the Slavic peoples’ history knowledge definitely helps young researchers to study modern and ancient Slavic languages and literature.
Zhu Xiangyu, Pekin