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Photo: Nikolas II and Wilhelm II in Bjork, 1905 Russia-Germany. Collective Memory Milestones in 18-20 centuries three volume book presentation took place in Moscow on June, 9th, Izvestia Nespaper informs. Standardized teaching aid on the history was issued by the Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences and...

09.07.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: International expedition operating in Smolensk discovered the remains of an officer who could have been Napoleon’s associate, RIA Novosti reports. According to the Vice-President of Russian-French Historical Initiatives Development Fund Maria Katasonova, it is highly likely that we are talking about General Gudin. ...

09.07.2019 Subject: History

Photo: Documents from the archives of the Russian Foreign Ministry have been published  on the History. RF website. The historical materials help to find out how what was happening in the political world before the start of World War II. The documents reveal the efforts that the leadership of the Soviet Union put...

06.07.2019 Subject: History

Photo credit: © Russian Embassy in Greece A monument to Russian sailors who took part in the peacekeeping mission at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries is installed on Crete at the city cemetery of Rethymnon, RIA Novosti reports. The names of Russians and their families are stamped on the monument. The initiative was taken by Costas Paduvas, a...

24.06.2019 Subject: History

Photo: Russian scientists, who conduct archaeological excavations in the territory of ancient Jericho, have managed to find a trace of the Romans in the location, reports. They found a ceramics workshop on the territory of the Russian Museum and Park Complex, where houses for Russian pilgrims in...

18.06.2019 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.