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Photo credit: Stephen Cohen, an American historian and specialist in Russia, has passed away, Vesti.Ru reports. He died in New York at the age of 81. According to the wife of the scientist Katrina van den Heuvel, the cause of death was cancer. ...

21.09.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: the press service of the Victory Museum An exhibition dedicated to the partisan movement on the territory of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War began work at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Bratislava. The exposition includes about 50 exhibits...

07.09.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: A memorial sign commemorating the feat of Soviet soldiers during World War II and the inhabitants of besieged Leningrad appeared in Manchester. It was installed in a cenotaph on the central city square, RIA Novosti reports. Russian compatriots came forward...

04.09.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: The day of the end of World War II is celebrated on Thursday, September 3, the Izvestia newspaper writes. It ended 75 years when Japan surrendered. The last decisive battles took place in the Far East. Within a few weeks, Soviet troops defeated the largest...

03.09.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: Residents of Emden (Germany), representatives of the city administration, local parliamentarians and other interested persons visited the cemetery of Soviet prisoners of war. It is located in Tannenhausen, which is close to Emden, according to the Glas naroda...

21.08.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: August 7 marks the 300th anniversary of the legendary victory of the young Russian fleet in the battle with the Swedes at Grengam Island. The success of Peter the Great at sea played a big role in the Northern War, bringing its outcome and the conclusion of...

07.08.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: aviaru.rf An outstanding aircraft designer, founder of Soviet jet and supersonic technology Pavel Sukhoi was born 125 years ago. In 1953-1975, a series of aircraft of a unique design was created under Sukhoi's command. Those aircrafts became the flagships of the...

22.07.2020 Subject: History


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According to a recent study by the Oxford Internet Institute of Oxford University, 750,000 Russian companies sold software to the UK alone in 2018. According to a recent report by the Center for Economic and Business Research, one of the UK's leading economics consultancies, Russia's economic performance has been evaluated as better than the Western one by many indicators. Having reviewed the report, a Japanese expert wrote that the “IT Kingdom" had been formed in Russia.
The second centenary of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s birth will be widely celebrated not only in Russia but also in Germany. The German-Russian Institute of Culture in Dresden has launched the Year of Dostoevsky in Germany project. Dr. Wolfgang Schälike, chairman of the board of the institute, spoke about the events planned and how interest in the writer facilitated bridge-building between our countries.
Dostoevsky is online, Tolstoy shared a life hack from country life, and Chekhov posted something funny... Many Russian classic authors have pages in social media, including English-language ones, and they have millions of subscribers. People from all over the world want their news feed to feature posts about new translations of Dostoevsky or a memorable date associated with Leo Tolstoy’s life, not just sales ads and pictures with cute kittens.
Argentina has received, possibly, the most important gift before Catholic Christmas – Sputnik V vaccine from Russia. 300,000 doses have arrived by the airplane that spent almost 24 hours in flight. The Russian vaccine promoter, the Russian Center at the Buenos Aires University has played important role in this action.