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Citizens of more than 80 countries of the world took part in Read Pushkin project, according to TASS. The project was organized by Rossotrudnichestvo. As was advised by the organizers, the campaign is dedicated to Russian Language Day celebrated on June 6 and coincides with birth anniversary of the legendary Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. The main task of the project is popularization of the...

25.05.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

Russian Academy of Education President, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Russkiy Mir Foundation Lyudmila Verbitskaya has raised a question of studying the Church Slavonic language as a part of school curriculum. She made this proposition in the course of presentation of the first volume of Big Dictionary of Church Slavonic language of New Age. The presentation took place in the Cathedral of...

12.05.2017
Rubric: Array
Subject: Russian Language in China

Well-known Russian historian and politician, the chairman of the State Duma Education and Science Committee, Board Chairman of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov presented his new book Leadership. The Russian style in the press-center of International News Agency Rossiya Segonya (Russia Today) on April 24. Leadership psychology and success stories have always been an...

25.04.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Economics

Chairman of the Committee for Education and Science of the State Duma of Russia, Chairman for the directors’ board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov and Chairman of the Russia Muftis Council and Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of the Russian Federation Ravil Gaynutdinov held a meeting on March 13. The meeting organized at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque...

14.03.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

Vyacheslav Nikonov opened the campaign #Firstinspace in Nizhny Novgorod initiated by the ruling party United Russia and devoted to Valentina Tereshkova anniversary, according to media service of United Russia Representative Office in Nizhny Novgorod. The campaign started in Nizhny Novgorod Planetarium as a part of opening ceremony of photo exhibition The First...

03.03.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Education

Democracy and Collaboration Institute organized a round table dedicated to October revolution at the French capital, TASS reports. Competent scientists, politicians and analysts from Russia and France discussed main reasons of the revolution and lessons learnt. Deputy of the State Duma and Executive Director of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov remarked in...

22.02.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

Dear Friends, once again we are celebrating Christmas! Our traditions are inseparably associated with this beautiful winter holiday. Many of us bring Christmas fast, Communion service, and jolly festivities back to our lives.  Russia is a multi-confessional country; however, Christmas in Russia has a great unifying...

06.01.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

Dear friends and colleagues, on behalf of the Russkiy Mir Foundation please accept our kindest wishes with the upcoming New Year! We are all engaged into activities related to our historical Homeland, we are united by the love to the Russian language and to the great Russian culture. We strive for integrity and aspire to...

31.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

The Russkiy Mir Foundation has signed an agreement with the National steering committee of the 19th World Youth and Student Festival that is to be held in Sochi in autumn 2017. They agreed on the coordination of work in the sphere of popularization and promotion of the Russian language and Russia’s culture, exchange of information and arrangement of co-events. ...

27.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

<div style="text-align: justify;"><img src="/upload/medialibrary/b44/b449c42c6784c4a73906a4dd631d0558.jpg" border="0" align="left" width="277" height="185"  />   <div> On 24 December the Far East branch of the Russkiy Mir Foundaion received a delegation of young Chinese ice hockey players arriving in Vladivostok on a ten-day visit. The boys of 9 years have been playing ice hockey for two years now. They came to Primorski Krai in order to improve their skills taking classes at the...

26.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

XI Russian World Assembly will be taking place on 3-4 November 2017 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. This was announced by Vyacheslav Nikonov, Head of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, during his meeting with the representatives of the Youth Parliament, Legislative Assembly of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, at...

05.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

On November 22, the Russian Language Week event has started at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin. The event includes lectures, visits to partner educational organizations, classes, presentations of textbooks, film screenings, etc.  The event is organizaed by the Office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, HTW Berlin, Association...

22.11.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Science

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This year marks the 130th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Zworykin, a famous Russian inventor and the pioneer of television technology. His name was unknown for a long time in Russia. Meanwhile, in the United States, where the inventor lived most of his life, at some point he was under supervision, as the FBI suspected him to be a Russian spy.
The Russian village of Aleksandrovka, an amazing corner of Russian history, has been preserved in one of the districts of Potsdam. The Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church, the oldest surviving Orthodox church in Germany, is located on a mountain nearby. The history behind this village is, first of all, the story of friendship between two royal persons - Frederick William III of Prussia and Alexander I of Russia. Andrei Chernodarov, a historian and cultural expert, told the Russkiy Mir on how this unusual monument came to existence and how it has been preserved.
William Brumfield, a researcher of Russian architecture and Professor of the Tulane University (New Orleans), has travelled thousands of kilometers along passable and impassable roads of the Russian North. Architecture at the End of the Earth, his book published in the USA in 2015, became quite an event in the scientific community. Russian edition of Towards the White Sea has been published this year.
International Puppet Theatre Festival “Ryazanskie Smotriny” (Showing-off in Ryazan), one of the largest and the most reputable festivals in Russia and whole Eastern Europe, will open in Sergei Yesenin’s home land on September 14th. Current “show” marks a milestone, not by its number, but by years: the Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary, and Petrushka, its symbol, shines out of posters like never before. According to the puppet masters, during years of the festival’s existence the genre of puppet show has experienced absolute slump and unbelievable upswing. And it is still on the rise.
The Shtandart, a historical frigate built based on drawings designed 300 years ago, celebrated its 20th anniversary. It is the replica of the first naval frigate built by Peter the Great in Baltics in 1703. The replica frigate was put afloat with all the honors and celebrations in September 1999. The ceremony was held on Orlovskaya embankment, St. Petersburg, in presence of more than 40 thousand people. Over the 20-year period the Shtandart has traveled 167 thousand nautical miles, visited 127 ports in 17 countries; it has been featured in a dozen films and dressed up in scarlet sails for the famous Alumni Festival held in St. Petersburg.