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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. ...

12.10.2020 Subject: Diaspora

Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60, titled Leningrad, dedicated to the feat of the defenders of the city during the Great Patriotic War, was performed on the stage of the ancient theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on the Day of the State Flag of Russia. The concert was attended by students, teachers and staff of the Russian Center of Plovdiv University. ...

24.08.2020 Subject: Community

Russian Center of Varna Free University, with the assistance of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Varna, organized the 1944 - 1945.bg exhibition. It is dedicated to the International Day of the Russian Language and the Day of Russia in June. Special guests of the opening of the exhibition were Oksana...

11.06.2020 Subject: History


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Foreigners put blind trust in stories about Russian bears, nuclear threat and ubiquarian KGB agents. However, the list of the most convincing myths about Russia is topped by the one of Russian drinking. It turned out to be so strong and persistent that even the Russians have believed  it. It is not a mere coincidence that our fellow citizens think Russian people have always drunk, and a holiday  feast is considered to be a national tradition. Who made the whole world believe the banal stereotypes? Why do all historians claim the opposite and who benefits from the myth of Russian drinking?
Our compatriot community includes a lot of dynamic female members that have managed to realize their potential in another countries and provide assistance to those who have faced difficulties. Elizaveta Donnery, a solicitor from Ireland, Natalia Zhukova, a family psychologist from Finland, and Anastasia Tikhonova, a member of the Russian Women Association in Malaysia and a volunteer helping women who face domestic violence, tell us about their activities.
Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov, an outstanding Russian military leader and diplomat, was born 275 years ago. Everyone knows about his achievements in the wars with the Turks and Napoleon. Let us look into a little less known, but incredibly remarkable facts from our great compatriot’s life.
As the Russkiy Mir reported, residents of Papua New Guinea addressed the head of the Russian Orthodox Church with a collective petition to establish an Orthodox mission in their country. This proposal was put forward after Kirill Shrakbul, a priest and head of the ROC mission in Taiwan, had visited Papua New Guinea.