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Photo credit: The famous translator from Russian into Chinese Xue Fan received the award of the Ten Russian and ten Chinese prominent figures in humanitarian cooperation competition. The project was initiated by the two largest media in Russia and China. It was timed to coincide with the years of...

20.09.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: The choir of the Otrada orphanage at the St. Nicholas Chernoostrovsky Monastery in the Kaluga Region will give concerts in Dortmund and Hamburg on September 20 and 22. Performances will become part of the Days of Russian Spiritual Culture, included in the program of the "Russian Seasons" cultural project. Russian performers...

20.09.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: Restoration of the ancient Syrian Palmyra is done only by local authorities and specialists from Russia, the REN TV channel reports. According to the head of the Syrian city of Tadmore, Hani Dyes, Western countries talk a lot about the need to restore the monument of ancient history and even...

20.09.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: Moscow occupies a leading position among all Russian regions in terms of work with compatriots living abroad. This was told by representative of Moscow government, Sergey Cheremin, during a speech at a round-table meeting devoted to the problems of compatriots, Moscow 24 information agency...

19.09.2019 Subject: Community

Photo credit: The Eternal flame will be lit in the Slovenian city of Murska Sobota at the monument to Soviet soldiers and officers who died during the liberation of Pomurie, TASS reports. The ceremony will take place in two days, it is scheduled for September 20. A particle of the Eternal Flame will be delivered from the memorial...

19.09.2019 Subject: Array


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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.
Vladimir Menshov, the maker of such iconic movies as Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears and Love and Dove, turns 80 on September 17. His life is an example of a remarkably successful creative and personal destiny. It's no coincidence that this year 900 people attempted to win admission to his workshop at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (aka VGIK), while enrolment is set to 30. Menshov is known as a very principled person; and he teaches his students the same thing - only a powerful person can create a truly serious film.
More than 190 nations live in Russia. They write and read in 60 literary languages. But what do we know about such literatures besides the Russian one? Meanwhile, work of modern authors representing various nations of Russia embraces a wide range of styles and genres, such as poetry, prose, folklore, and children's literature, realism, postmodernism and even rap poetry.
A son of a Russian emigrant and a Frenchwoman was born in Lyon and lived his whole life away from Russia. At the same time, Alexandre Zelkine sings in perfect Russian, and his singing is absolutely charming. Today, Alexander Vladimirovich lives with his wife in the French city of Le Mans. He agreed to talk about his life, and such the cultural phenomenon as Russian soul.
BRICS Reality 29.08.2019
The Chairman of the BRICS NRC board, Chairman of the Committee on Education and Science of the State Duma of Russia and Chairman of the Board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov has delivered a lecture to the participants of the BRICS International School, which opened in Moscow. The politician has shared his thoughts on what really unites the BRICS countries, the values ​​of this organization and how BRICS challenges the liberal world order.