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Photo credit: the press service of the Ministry of Education of Russia / (CC BY 4.0) Residents of Bulgaria have joined the participants of the Candle of Memory action, TASS reports. Candles were lit in memory of the victims of the Great Patriotic War in Sofia, the action was...

22.06.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: a shot Rzhev by Russian director Igor Kopylov / VESTI SAKHA / The Rzhev movie was shown to students of Russian educational institutions operating in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea. The viewers were joined by residents of nearby cities, according to the...

14.05.2021 Subject: History

Photo credit: GoranH / Russian diplomats and officials from Great Britain and New Zealand took part in laying wreaths at the memorial to the participants of the Arctic convoys in New Zealand. Victory Day events were held on May 8 and 9 in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland...

12.05.2021 Subject: History


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U.S. Republican senators have uncovered a secret Soviet agent sent to the United States back in 1991 to undermine the banking system there. This is the conclusion that can be drawn from the media buzz. It followed the Senate Banking Committee’s questioning of Professor Saule Omarova, Joe Biden's nominee for the top position in the U.S. Government Accountability Office, last week.
The Linguistics Forum 2021: Language Policy and Language Preservation was held at the Institute of Linguistic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. How to preserve Russia's linguistic diversity amid the global decline in the number of languages? Director of the Institute of Linguistic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences and linguist Andrej Kibrik has the answer.
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The head of The Soviet War Cemetery Foundation from the Netherlands Remco Reiding has been taken care of the war memorial near Leusden and Amersfoort for more than twenty-five years. There are 865 Soviet prisoners of war and victims of Nazi concentration camps buried in the Rusthof Memorial Cemetery. More than 700 of them are still considered to be missing.
The biker movement emerged in the mid-20th century in Western countries. Its members sometimes interpreted the laws and rules quite freely. To this day, columns of motorcyclists in leather jackets cause puzzlement among police, drivers, and pedestrians. Russian-speaking bikers who open clubs and join associations in different countries around the world make efforts to change this attitude toward people on motorcycles. They take care of the Soviet soldiers graves, hold motorcycle rallies to commemorate war memorials, and help the authorities in keeping order.