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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Russia Day in Turkey will be celebrated with festival and festive actions
Compatriots in Turkey are holding a series of events in honor of the Day of Russia. They include a conference, regional presentations, events and a festival, according to the website of the Moscow Compatriot House.
On June 7, the Coordinating Council of Organizations of Russian Compatriots of Turkey organized an online conference with the support of the Russian House in Ankara. Historians, schoolchildren, students and Russian compatriots from Turkish and Russian cities took part in it. They learned interesting facts about Russia and its symbols, got acquainted with the sights of the country, talked about commanders and military leaders.
On Wednesday, June 9, a presentation of the Russian regions is going to take place. The participants are going to talk about Yakutia, Dagestan, Bashkiria, Buryatia, and other places in Russia.