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Vladivostok was chosen a capital city for the Total Dictation campaign at the elections held in 2018. Together with the title of capital, the city have undertaken many obligations including opening new grounds at the neighbors’ territory – in the Asia - Pacific region. TruD test is a project for non-speakers...

26.02.2018
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Education

A delegation from Japan comprising Niigata University’s President Sugata Takashi and Hokkaido University’s President Toyoharu Nawa arrived to the Russkiy Mir Foundation on February, 6. The Executive Chairman of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vladimir Kochin has greeted the delegation at the Russkiy Mir office and underlined the...

06.02.2018
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Education

International Day of Russian Romance was marked on January 27, 2018. A gala-concert of finalists of the International contest Romanciada was held in the State Kremlin Palace. The event was especially important this time because it was held under the auspices of UNESCO. From the stage of Romanciada the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov greeted the guests and marked that “Russian romance is the peak of...

29.01.2018
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Culture

International Day of Russian Romance will be marked on January 27, 2018. A gala-concert of finalists of the International contest Romanciada will be held in the State Kremlin Palace. A round-table and a press conference with participation of representatives of Charity Foundation Romanciada, Russkiy Mir Foundation and Romanciada organizers and winners of different...

26.01.2018
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Culture

Exchange programs and sales turnover between Russia and Thailand have grown lately. More than a million people visited Thailand this year. The tourist flow from Thailand to Russia has also increased. Demand to study and teach Russian language is also growing, which explains the increasing interest of higher educational institutions in Thailand towards Russian language. ...

18.12.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Education

Russkiy Mir Foundation delegation headed by Executive Director Vladimir Kochin visited Tokyo Soka University today, December 18. Russian Center has opened in this institution on June 2016. Vladimir Kochin has noted excellent cooperation results and growing popularity of the Russian Center during the meeting...

18.12.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Russian Language

Students from Far Eastern Federal University showed excellent results at International Youth Forum for young leaders held on December 1 - 5 in Vladivostok. The forum repeated Far Eastern United Nations Model – 2017. It was supported by Russian Ministry of Education and Science and the Far Eastern branch of the Russkiy Mir Foundation. ...

15.12.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Education

The International Educational Platform founded by mutual efforts of Russian and Chinese philologists was solemnly opened on 24th of November 2017 in Changchun University, China. The platform was initiated by Pacific National University, Khabarovsk city, which has been actively collaborating with leading Chinese universities for more than 150 years and implementing joint educational programs and...

01.12.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Russian Language

8th Regional Conference of the Valdai Discussion Club held on November 27–30 in the South Korean capital. The Conference has formulated its central topic as “Looking ahead: Russia and Asia in the next 20 years.” It is organized in partnership with the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy. ...

29.11.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Politics

Russian Language Week opens in Berlin today, November 21. All events to be conducted in Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Berlin until November, 25. Organizers of the event aim to attract more interest in Russian language and culture abroad. The event is conducted by Russian Centre of Science and Culture...

21.11.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Science

11th Russian World Assembly starts in Nizhny Novgorod today, coinciding with the National Unity Day. Famous political and community leaders, Russian government officials, representatives of expat communities, university and school teachers, scientists, writers, spiritual leaders, culture experts and...

03.11.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

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The American Sean Quirk, who is one of musicians and the manager of the well-known in Russia and beyond Tuvinian Alash ensemble, speaks four languages. On foreign tours, he announces the songs of the ensemble in English and sings Tuvan folk songs to the public and for himself. He can please the audience with a ditty in Russian when he is asked to. Besides that, Quirk reads books in the language of his ancestors - Old Irish.
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