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Russian Center in Nuremberg and its regular partner, the Kulturladen Röthenbach House of Culture, took part in the celebration of the 30th anniversary of one of the largest urban shopping centers, Röthenbach Center. Many events are announced in the program of celebrating the anniversary of the shopping center. The shopping...

04.04.2019 Subject: Diaspora

Photo: интеллект-россии.рф The Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots (CCRC) in France invited students from French universities for professional internships. In addition, the CCRC announced that it is opening its meetings for everybody. Guests will have the opportunity to present their projects or ideas to representatives of Russian-speaking organizations and to receive their...

22.03.2019 Subject: Diaspora

Photo: bolshayamoskva.info Festival of Slavic Culture was held in Phoenix, the USA, Russian America newspaper writes. The first experience of such a large-scale event in Arizona took place six years ago. Compatriots managed to realize the dreams of its repetition in 2019. ...

19.03.2019 Subject: Diaspora

Photo: avatars.mds.yandex.net The youth conference of Russian compatriots in Britain opens on Friday, March 15. For the second time, the compatriots aged 18 to 35, who are actively involved in public, political and business life of Russian diaspora, will gather at the forum. Leaders of youth public organizations of European countries and Russia will...

15.03.2019 Subject: Diaspora

Photo: mosds.mos.ru A free library of Russian literature started its work in Austrian capital, the website of Moscow House of Compatriots reports. It is located in the building of Meridian gymnasium, Russian school of additional education.  According to Tatiana Jayani, who heads the Pedagogical Council of the Coordinating Council of...

04.03.2019 Subject: Diaspora

Photo: rarc.com.au Coordinating Councils of Russian Compatriots of Australia and the United States held the teleconference devoted to the exchange of experience and developments in conducting events. Leaders and members of the councils attended the meeting. They discussed the organization of Russian schools abroad and holding large-scale...

20.02.2019 Subject: Diaspora

Photo: cossack.net.au Slovo Cossack magazine will be published in Australia. It will include materials about the history and current problems of Russian Cossacks, and the events and actions of Russian community in Australia. The participants of the community agreed on this during the meeting at the first Russian Museum in...

06.02.2019 Subject: Diaspora


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This spring marks 125 years since the release of the highest decree of Emperor Nicholas II on the establishment of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. The uniqueness of the museum was that literally the whole country collected exhibits for its collection - from peasants, who gave away ancient household items, to representatives of the upper classes, who donated the richest collections of paintings to the fund. These days, the Russian Museum is exploring new territories both in Russia and abroad. It confirms that for Russian art there are no borders.
Igor Zaretsky, the legend of Russian and world yachting has celebrated birthdays and anniversaries in the open ocean time and again. The yachtsman from Yaroslavl admits that he may celebrate his 70th birthday in the Golden Globe Race, a single-handed round-the-world regatta. A year and a half ago, Zaretsky became the only Russian participant of the famous race, which was followed by the whole world. The tricolor has been flying over the yacht of the native of Yaroslavl in all oceans, except the Arctic one.
60 years ago, an unusual university was established in the Soviet Union. It was named the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, also known as RUDN University, where students from countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Middle East could go into higher education. Today, 200,000 RUDN University graduates work all over the world. And they all recall their alma mater with gratitude. Vladimir Filippov, the Rector of RUDN, spoke to the Russkiy Mir about history of the unique university.
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