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Veliky Ustyug, located in Vologda oblast, northwestern Russia, celebrates 870 years. Celebrations start today, July 20th. All-Russian Plein-air artworks exhibition opening is timed to this date. "Veliky Ustyug through artists' eyes" exhibit presents works of artists...

20.07.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: History

Russian Village Day to be celebrated in Tver region, Interfax reports. the celebration will take place in Esemovo village of the Rjzev district, and will last from 21 to 23 July. According to the head of region Igor Rudeni, this festival is unique because it is one of the kind. The official has reminded that this event is included in the tourism development plan of Tver region. ...

10.07.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: History

Kerch is the most ancient Russian city, IA Criminform advises. This conclusion was derived by the academic advisory board of the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences after the presentation about performance of Panticapaion archeological expedition. According to General Director of the Eastern Crimean Historical and Cultural Preserve Tatyana Umrikhina, they have...

27.06.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Economics

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited Artek Summer Camp, TASS informs. The camp administration has shown a model of renovated part of the camp and also answered president’s questions on the reconstruction results. The Russian government has allocated 11 billion rubles (almost 2 million dollars) for this renovation. Putin visited the...

26.06.2017
Rubric: Array
Subject: Array

Tchaikovsky festival opens today in Moscow outskirts, TASS reports. It coincides with the composer's birthday. For the third time Tchaikovsky State House-Museum in Klin welcomes guests. This year the festival programme is very rich. Aside of Tchaikovsky’s birthday, this year Klin celebrates 700th anniversary. Tchaikovsky himself have spent many years in this...

13.06.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: European Russian Forum

The Head of Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov during his speech at Satellite in Crimea radio station claimed during his speech at Satellite in Crimea radio station that International Festival Great Russian Word would become year round, RIA Novosti informs. The festival is traditionally conducted at the Crimean Peninsula. This year it was conducted with assistance and direct...

08.06.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: History

Saint Petersburg metro continues to develop Mobile Library application, as per TASS. It provides the access to the hundred thousands of books. Fiction, kids' literature, business and economics publications, textbooks and much more are in the free access. As of now there are 7 thousand titles available. During the first website visit each person proposed to get 100 top-bestsellers for free. Apart of...

30.05.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Russian Language

Film festival Stalingrad Lilac opens today in Volgograd. More than 30 films dedicated to the WW2 made in Russia and abroad will be shown at the festival held for the fifth time. New war detective about the siege of Leningrad Three Days till Spring will be shown during the opening ceremony. The...

18.05.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Array

Swimming competitions were held at first day of III World Games of Young Compatriots. The best results were demonstrated by sportsmen from Russia, USA, Moldova and Poland. Table tennis matches were arranged in Kazan simultaneously with swimming competitions, where young men and young women from Armenia and Georgia distinguished themselves. Tatarstan national team showed confident results, as per official...

18.05.2017
Rubric: Array
Subject: Space

Immortal Regiment monument opened in Tula, ahead of the Day of Victory in World War 2, TASS reports. Tula Oblast is located 190 kilometers south of Moscow. During the WW2 Tula city was important in the production of armaments. In 1941, the city became the target of a German offensive attack to break the Soviet resistance but has stopped German troops and secured the southern flank during...

08.05.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Miscellaneous

Huge fields of the blossoming tulips can be seen now in Saratov Oblast. Kyrilivskaya Tulip steppe is one of the incredible nature monuments of this region. Didier's tulip listed in the Red Book occupies 2 square kilometers field. Around 10 thousand people came to see the beauty from different Russian regions. The...

02.04.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Russian Language

Tourists will soon be able to visit the the biggest polar station located on the Franz Josef , TASS informs. According to Acting National Park Director Alexander Kirillov the guests will be invited after the Hayes island goes through "Arctic clean-up". During Soviet times about 200 people worked on the station. It was closed at the beginning if 21st century for several years, and...

27.03.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Russian Language

International Ski Expedition Challenge is Baikal started in Siberia. The members of French Association supporting people with disabilities intend to climb the Cherskiy Peak, Rossotrudnichestvo reports. Head of the expedition Gerald Muller remarked that it took them for about two years to prepare this trip. They managed...

27.02.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Space

The biggest diamond in Europe was extracted near Arkhangelsk, according to TASS. The mineral’s weight is 181.68 carats (36.3 grams). This is the first stone of such a big size found at the territory of the Archangelsk Region and the whole Europe. There are no further details of either diamond clarity or perspectives of its carving. Only five diamonds with...

16.02.2017
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Russian Language

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