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Photo credit: pixabay.com Memorial Day for Victims of Political Repression is marked in Russia, the Parlamentskaya gazeta newspaper writes. On Wednesday, October 30, we remember millions of people who were unreasonably subjected to repression, sent to forced labour camps, exiled, were deprived of their lives during the years of Stalinist...

30.10.2019 Subject: Heart Memory

Photo credit: Dmitry Korotaev / Epsilon / Getty Images 2020 is declared the Year of Memory and Glory in Russia. The signature under the corresponding decree was put by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The document was published on the official portal of legal information on Monday, July 8. The explanatory note says that it is held to...

09.07.2019 Subject: Heart Memory

Photo: giperforum.ru No Man Left Behind international action has been launched, Rossiyskoe Obrazovanie website reports. It is conducted by Russian Military Historical Society (RVIO). An interactive map is created as part of the action. Monuments to Soviet soldiers, war graves, memorials and other memorial sites are marked on...

07.05.2019 Subject: Heart Memory

vistanews.ru Black balloons in memory of prisoners killed in the Nazi camp to be launched on October 13-14 in dozens of countries around the world. The mourning events will be dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Sobibor uprising, Izvestia newspaper reports quoting the Alexander Pechersky Foundation. ...

11.10.2018 Subject: Heart Memory

vladtime.ru The memorial campaigns dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War’s beginning are held all over Russia and beyond today on June 22. Many people lit Candles of Memory in their homes to commemorate the fallen soldiers and the Memorial...

22.06.2018 Subject: Heart Memory

pixabay.com Gala ceremony of the Soviet warriors’ reburial was held yesterday on April 12 in the Hungarian capital, RIA Novosti informs. Russian, Belarusian Kazakh, Moldavian and Azerbaijan diplomats, schoolchildren sent by the Russian Embassy and Hungarian Defense Minister Istvan Simicsko took...

13.04.2018 Subject: Array

pixabay.com The Memory Watch action starts on March 27th in Russia, TASS informs. The Federal Treasury organizes the action dated to mark the liberation mission of the Red Army in Europe. Exactly on this day the Soviet soldiers have crossed the Romanian border, after...

24.03.2018 Subject: Array

Alice is a voice assistant recently developed by Yandex Russian Internet company, it is to become a part of Yandex. Enlightenment educational platform services, RIA Novosti informs. Alice will help schoolchildren prepare for the exams, answer their questions and become their personal assistant. ...

16.11.2017 Subject: Array


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