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Photo credit: Two anniversaries of famous Russian poets will be celebrated by Russian compatriots living in Italy at a literary soiree. It is scheduled for Friday, November 27, and will be dedicated to the work of Afanasy Fet and Alexander...

26.11.2020 Subject: Culture

Photo Credit: Flickr User JC The auction house Christie's raised more than 11 million dollars from Russian auctions, TASS reports. Despite the unfavorable epidemiological situation, the auction was held according to the planned schedule. They did not change the traditional format either, but they refused the presence of the public in the hall. Buyers could submit...

24.11.2020 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: a shot from the Sobibor movie / Patriot Productions Russian Cinema Week begins on Friday, November 20, in Singapore, the Rossotrudnichestvo website reports. It is held in the country for the second time. The first festival attracted great interest from local residents, so...

20.11.2020 Subject: Culture


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This year marks the centenary of the Russian exodus. Above all, it is meant to commemorate our compatriots who greatly contributed to the achievements of mankind with their work and talent. Alexander M. Poniatoff, the creator of the video recorder, was one of those people. His name was inscribed in the world history of inventions.
November 19 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Fyodorovich Krusenstern who led the first Russian circumnavigation of the Earth. It was this voyage that enabled Russia to become one of the world's maritime powers and empowered Russian seafarers to discover Antarctica a few years later. Vitaly Sychev, a member of the RGS and UNESCO expert, tells about Ivan Krusenstern’s role in popularization of Russian science, as well as in establishment of the Russian Geographical Society that turns 175 these days.
Alexander Rahr, a renowned German political expert, historian and publicist, shared his opinion on the impact that the October Revolution of 1917 had on the subsequent history of Russia, the Russian people and the Russian diaspora.
Carol Apollonio, president of the International Dostoevsky Society and professor Professor of the Practice of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at Duke University (USA), is a participant of the XIV Assembly of the Russkiy Mir. Quite a long time ago she started studying Russian to save the world. And today she believes that it is necessary to read Russian classical literature to have a better understanding of Russian people.