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The 4th International Pushkin Prize was awarded at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Rome.  The aim of the prize is to develop and deepen ties between the two countries. It is awarded to art workers, writers, and researchers. This year the award ceremony was timed to coincide...

26.10.2021 Subject: Community

Photo credit: (CC BY 4.0) Russian Language Week kicks off on October 25 in Slovakia, Qatar, Libya, Spain, Czech Republic, Austria, USA, Jordan and CIS countries. Its program includes lectures, reports, discussions of topical issues related to the study and popularization of...

25.10.2021 Subject: Community

Photo credit: M. Mishin / Press Service of the Mayor and Government of Moscow / (CC BY 4.0) The demand for the Russian Sputnik V vaccine is very high in Bolivia, TASS reports. According to Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Maita, Bolivians chose this particular vaccine even...

22.10.2021 Subject: Community

Dear participants and guests of the Assembly! 15th Russkiy Mir Assembly is suspended in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of October 20, 2021 No. 595 and the Decree of the Mayor of Moscow No. 62-UM dated October 21, 2021 in order to prevent...

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Photo credit: congerdesign / The presentation of Jean-Pierre Arrignon's book "My History of Russia" (Une histoire de la Russie) took place yesterday in Paris, TASS reports. The book proves to be one of the largest studies devoted to Russia by the late scientist. He passed away six months...

21.10.2021 Subject: Community

Photo credit: (CC BY 4.0) The soloists of the Alexandrov Ensemble performed yesterday at the main square of Belgrade, TASS reports. Legendary songs of the war years, works by contemporary authors and Serbian folk songs sounded from the open-air stage. The audience very...

20.10.2021 Subject: Community


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There are about two million Armenians living in Russia today. But when it comes to Russians living in Armenia, there are about 15,000 people only. But both of them continuously split time between two homes and strengthen the ties between our countries - economic, cultural, and spiritual. And these ties go deep into the past, many centuries ago. We will tell you in this article how the first Russians settled in Armenia and how their descendants live in Armenia today imbued with the local culture while preserving the national traditions.
One of the most cozy towns in Russia, a member of the Association of Small Tourist Cities of Russia is located about 100 kilometers from Moscow. Borovsk makes visitors to fall in love with it at the first glance. Beautiful, typical Russian landscapes with river and churches, homey cafes, low-rise buildings and private houses decorated with naive art live under hovering spirit of the theoretical cosmonautics founder Tsiolkovsky.
Rus at Play 14.10.2021
A significant contribution to the development of professional sports in Europe has been made by Russian players who stepped into the sporting field under the guidance of their parents either at home or in a strange land. Emigrants founded clubs, played at packed stadiums as if they had been sports superstars, and led teams to championships as coaches and managers. Sports clubs are still established by our compatriots today.
A bear dressed in kosovorotka and bast shoes playing balalaika is one of the strongest Russian stereotypes. In reality, bears live in Russian woods or zoos, kosovorotkas and bast shoes could be traced in museums and at folk concerts. In contrast, the balalaika has won its unique place not only on concert posters but also at an international stage, in concert halls, jazz and rock clubs.
Summers in Alaska are short. And the breath of winter is felt from early fall. Famous Russian traveler Sergey Sinelnik knows this better than most people. Since 2019, he has been sailing on an exact replica of the medieval coastal dwellers boat Pilgrim. The journey has taken him to the northernmost American state. This year's voyage is over; next spring, Sinelnik and his crew will sail along the Northern Sea Route to Russia.