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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

World Pushkin International creative contest established by the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Pushkin State Museum Reserve has completed. A shortlist comprising 16 finalists has been announced. They all were invited for the contest final stage to take place from 31st of October until 2nd of November 2017, in Boldino. According to...

19.10.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: European Russian Forum

Russkiy Mir Foundation and Russian International Olympic University presented educational potential of Russia to students from twenty countries on October 17, 2017. 90 participants of 19th World Festival of Youth and Students gained an opportunity to witness the way of working of the educational institution - Russian...

18.10.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

Сhairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science, chairman of the Russkiy Mir Foundation board of directors Vyacheslav Nikonov and executive director of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vladimir Kochin held a meeting with the delegation of the Republic of Cuba, as per press-service of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science. The Cuban delegation consisted of...

14.10.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Heart Memory

Russian Center was solemnly opened in Damascus State University on 9th of October. It is an important event for Syria. Members of Syrian government including Minister of Education Atef al-Naddaf and Minister of Enlightenment Gazvan al-Vas, Russkiy Mir Foundation representatives and Synergia Russian university, Russian Ministry of Education, employees of Russian Embassy in Syria, management and students of the university,...

10.10.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Heart Memory


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Igor Egorov is an ordinary school teacher from the Science Town of Pushchino near Moscow. For many years he has been spending his holidays traveling around Europe, where he searches for the graves of Russian white emigrants and for information about forgotten figures of Russian emigre communities. Anush, his wife and faithful assistant, is always by his side. The teacher actively engages his students in the search.
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