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Photo credit: One of the schools in the capital of Nepal was named after Russian Prince Alexander Nevsky, according to the Rossotrudnichestvo website. The name of the Russian saint and great commander will be borne by the educational institution New Sumnima English School. For...

24.12.2020 Subject: Education

Photo credit: Representatives of Russian authorities and educational organizations, as well as directors of Russian schools from France, Italy, Austria, Greece, Finland, the Czech Republic and other countries took part in the ''Russian School Abroad. System Analysis...

21.12.2020 Subject: Education

Photo credit: Jean Deco, a student at Mordovia State University, became the developer of a social network for African people. In the first weeks of the work of the African Space social network, about 4,000 users have registered in it, according to the World Association of Graduates of Higher Educational Institutions on Facebook. ...

15.12.2020 Subject: Education


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Translation of the Holy Scriptures into Chinese is carried out by the parish of the Russian Orthodox Church in Taiwan. Over the eight-year period, a translation of the Gospel of Mark has been completed, and the Gospel of Matthew is in the process. The translators have made a basic glossary of biblical and theological terminology, and it is fair to say that they are working on the development of the Chinese Orthodox liturgical language. The project supervisor, rector of the Holy Cross Church in Taipei Kirill Shkarbul told the Russkiy Mir about his hopes that this translation would be able to convey the Word of God unaltered and would not be a mere retelling as other Chinese translations of the Bible.
Guzel Yakhina has gained international fame and appreciation with Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes and The Children of Mine, her two books translated into 31 languages, as well as with the Big Book literary prize and Book of the Year award. The writer told Russkiy Mir about the choice between screenwriting and literature, her attitude to criticism and scandals, as well as her understanding of the historical novel in general.
The fact that the Russian chess school is the second to none in the world is well-known to everyone in Africa who is aware of how the pieces move on the board. The fact that this is so is best known to Nadezhda Marochkina, an athlete and coach living in Senegal. On the continent, Russian chess players are treated with true reverence and even concealed fear - almost as if they were magicians.
There is a monument to Helena Antipoff, a Russian woman, in Brazil. She was a child psychologist and teacher who transformed the entire school system in this country. It was Helena Antipoff who managed to make a difference in attitude towards children with special needs. She also developed an education system for gifted children. Her legacy includes departments of psychology at local universities, a network of rural schools, and centers for gifted children, as well as the very system of public school education in Brazil that she has founded.