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Scientists from Russia, the USA, Finland, Spain and Kazakhstan took part in an online conference dedicated to the trends of modern Russian linguistics. The meeting took place on the online platform of the Kazakh National University with the support of the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature...

08.10.2020 Subject: Science

Photo credit: Edward Jenner / Buryat doctors have used a new method for diagnosing coronavirus. Artificial intelligence helps doctors in identifying pneumonia, including those with signs of COVID-19. This technology is based on analysing computed tomography images, RIA...

06.08.2020 Subject: Science

Photo credit: Russian and foreign scientists plan to work together to study issues related to the new coronavirus, RIA Novosti reports. The corresponding agreement was concluded by the Russian Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Sciences. The document was signed by the President of the...

31.07.2020 Subject: Science

Photo credit: Foreign experts have shown great interest in the Crimean Tavrida cave, said Gennady Samokhin, who heads the Russian Union of Cavers and is leading a project to study the cave. However, the priority in scientific work is given to Russian scientists, RIA Novosti...

29.07.2020 Subject: Science

Photo credit: Flickr/Partha S. Sahana The Russian pharmaceutical company R-Pharm has reached an agreement on the production of a coronavirus vaccine developed by the British-Swedish AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford. R-Pharm plans to supply the vaccine to dozens of countries...

18.07.2020 Subject: Science


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Foreigners put blind trust in stories about Russian bears, nuclear threat and ubiquarian KGB agents. However, the list of the most convincing myths about Russia is topped by the one of Russian drinking. It turned out to be so strong and persistent that even the Russians have believed  it. It is not a mere coincidence that our fellow citizens think Russian people have always drunk, and a holiday  feast is considered to be a national tradition. Who made the whole world believe the banal stereotypes? Why do all historians claim the opposite and who benefits from the myth of Russian drinking?
Our compatriot community includes a lot of dynamic female members that have managed to realize their potential in another countries and provide assistance to those who have faced difficulties. Elizaveta Donnery, a solicitor from Ireland, Natalia Zhukova, a family psychologist from Finland, and Anastasia Tikhonova, a member of the Russian Women Association in Malaysia and a volunteer helping women who face domestic violence, tell us about their activities.
Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov, an outstanding Russian military leader and diplomat, was born 275 years ago. Everyone knows about his achievements in the wars with the Turks and Napoleon. Let us look into a little less known, but incredibly remarkable facts from our great compatriot’s life.
As the Russkiy Mir reported, residents of Papua New Guinea addressed the head of the Russian Orthodox Church with a collective petition to establish an Orthodox mission in their country. This proposal was put forward after Kirill Shrakbul, a priest and head of the ROC mission in Taiwan, had visited Papua New Guinea.