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Photo credit: Gradsky Hall  Famous Russian singer Alexander Gradsky celebrates 70th anniversary today, November, 3d, RT TV Channel reports. One of the most important Russian Rock founders in USSR. His way to success started in amature rock group Skomorokhi.  Later he's became popular as pop and ...

03.11.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: a shot from Balkan Frontier/ The tenth week of Russian cinema opened in Bucharest. On November 1-3, viewers of the Romanian capital and the city of Cluj-Napoca will watch features shot by Russian directors in recent years. The screenings will be accompanied by the meetings with actors and directors...

01.11.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: A week of Russian culture is held in the Mexican city of Puebla, one of the largest centers of the country's economic and political life, the Rossotrudnichestvo website reports. The opening ceremony of the festival took place in the central city square. Its guests and participants were local...

31.10.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: Days of Russian cinema started on the eve of October 30 in Israel. The features are screened at the Gesher Theater of Tel Aviv, TASS reports. According to its director Elena Kreindlina, the movie screening has long taken a place in the calendar of cultural events in Israel....

31.10.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: Works from the repertoire of the Jazz Orchestra named after Oleg Lundstrem, accumulated over many years of work, will be performed on October 31 in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow at a musical evening dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the legendary orchestra, the website of the Ministry of...

31.10.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: The Days of Russian Culture Festival takes place in Italy, Samara information agency reports. Residents of seven ancient European cities get acquainted with Russian folk culture and traditions. Students and teachers from Samara will present their skills and talents to the...

30.10.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: Nine joint cultural projects totaling over 20 million rubles ($314,600.00) will be implemented by Russia and Norway in the next three years. The agreement was signed by Norwegian Minister of Culture Frida Blomgren and Russian Ambassador to Oslo Teimuraz Ramishvili. The ceremony was...

28.10.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: Brotherhood movie by Pavel Lungin 11 features participate in the Russian Film Week  in Brussels. Belgians and city guests will see the most outstanding films made recently by Russian film makers. There are Q&As with Russian cinema representatives, apart of Russian-language, subtitled in French...

27.10.2019 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: The book Confidential: Middle East on the stage and behind the scenes by Yevgeny Primakov in Turkish was presented in Ankara. The presentation was held as part of the International Book Exhibition, TASS reported. It was timed to the anniversary of the outstanding politician, statesman, diplomat Yevgeny Primakov. One of the...

25.10.2019 Subject: Culture


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The first Russian person that Joshua Braganza met was a circus mechanic. Joshua grew up in a small town in the state of Rio de Janeiro, where nearly everyone knew each other. The Russian’s name was Nikolai, and he was notable for his education: he was well versed in literature and music. Nikolai shared what winter was like in Russia and about beauty of its nature. Those stories spread a fairy tale sensation - this is how children perceive a narrative of a journey to faraway lands. Perhaps that was the time when the boy got a forefeeling in his soul that his whole subsequent life would be connected with Russia.
Constitutional Court of Latvia has debarred Russian-speaking children of the right to study in their native language, even in private schools recently. Previously, such a resolution was passed by the government and supported by the president. According to explanatory notes to the court decision, it was done taking into account “historical circumstances,” “prolonged occupation and Russification.”
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As the Russkiy Mir reported, the famous Uffizi Gallery in Florence will allocate four rooms for Russian icons. The masterpieces by Russian iconographers will be exhibited for the first time in a permanent exhibition and will be included in the main itinerary of one of the oldest museums in Europe. The exposition will include 78 icons that were brought to Italy in the 18th and 19th centuries.