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Photo credit: More than half of the monuments to Soviet soldiers, who died during the liberation of Croatia from the Nazis have already been put in order, according to RIA Novosti. This work is carried out by the Russian embassy and members of local anti-fascist organizations....

19.05.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: The anniversary of the meeting on the Elbe was celebrated on Saturday, April 25, the Parliamentskaya Gazeta newspaper writes. On this day, 75 years ago, Soviet and American troops met near the Torgau (Germany), located on the Elbe River. Now this event is...

27.04.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: Dmitry Belyukin “White Russia. Exodus". 1992-1994 Canvas, oil Crimean authorities have prepared celebrations dedicated to the centennial of the Russian Exodus, KrymInform reports. The centenary of the Civil War end to be celebrated in November 2020. In the...

21.04.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: The Russian State Duma (lower house of parliament) has approved a bill to postpone the end of World War II from September 2 to 3, TASS reports. The document was discussed at a meeting of the State Duma on Tuesday, April 14, in the second and third...

15.04.2020 Subject: History

Photo credit: Russian diplomats have laid wreaths to the monument to Soviet soldiers-liberators in Vienna, TASS reports. The solemn ceremony dedicated to the anniversary of the liberation of the city was held on Monday, April 13. ...

13.04.2020 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.