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The All-Cossack Alliance of San Francisco hosted the Old Style New Year's Eve. The holiday brought together members of the Congress of Russian Americans (CRA), representatives of the Russian community and their friends. According to the organizers, Russian balls have become a significant event in the cultural life of San Francisco over the past 100 years. ...

15.01.2021 Subject: Community

Photo credit: Young Russian compatriots took part in the KVN game. It was organized by the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Tunisia with the assistance of the Association of Alumni of Soviet and Russian Universities ATDIUS. The Association has more than once...

15.01.2021 Subject: Community

Photo credit: Sputnik V has been registered in Paraguay, RIA Novosti reports. The Russian coronavirus vaccine was registered under an accelerated procedure, without additional clinical trials in the country. The drug will be supplied by international partners of the Russian Direct...

15.01.2021 Subject: Community

Photo credit: The Max Planck Medal was awarded to the Russian-American physicist Alexander Polyakov. It is considered the highest honor of the German Physical Society in theoretical physics. In the past, such outstanding scientists as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Lev Landau...

14.01.2021 Subject: Science

The meeting of children living in Istanbul with the winner of the "Ambassadors of the Russian language in the world" international volunteer program Maria Sereykina took place on January 13 in the format of a part-time interactive lesson as part of the celebration of the old New Year. Thanks to the broadcast on three Instagram pages, more than 100 children and parents were...

14.01.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo by M. Mishin. Press Service of the Mayor and the Moscow Government Sputnik V has been registered in Venezuela, RIA Novosti reports. The Russian coronavirus vaccine was registered in the country under an accelerated procedure. ...

14.01.2021 Subject: Community


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Translation of the Holy Scriptures into Chinese is carried out by the parish of the Russian Orthodox Church in Taiwan. Over the eight-year period, a translation of the Gospel of Mark has been completed, and the Gospel of Matthew is in the process. The translators have made a basic glossary of biblical and theological terminology, and it is fair to say that they are working on the development of the Chinese Orthodox liturgical language. The project supervisor, rector of the Holy Cross Church in Taipei Kirill Shkarbul told the Russkiy Mir about his hopes that this translation would be able to convey the Word of God unaltered and would not be a mere retelling as other Chinese translations of the Bible.
Guzel Yakhina has gained international fame and appreciation with Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes and The Children of Mine, her two books translated into 31 languages, as well as with the Big Book literary prize and Book of the Year award. The writer told Russkiy Mir about the choice between screenwriting and literature, her attitude to criticism and scandals, as well as her understanding of the historical novel in general.
The fact that the Russian chess school is the second to none in the world is well-known to everyone in Africa who is aware of how the pieces move on the board. The fact that this is so is best known to Nadezhda Marochkina, an athlete and coach living in Senegal. On the continent, Russian chess players are treated with true reverence and even concealed fear - almost as if they were magicians.