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Photo credit: mos.ru (CC BY 4.0) The Niagara Lyre Poetry Festival brought together authors from Canada and the United States, writing in Russian. The festival in Toronto included performances by poets, meetings with famous writers, a round table discussion with the participation of...

15.12.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo credit: ocparquitectura / pixabay.com Teaching Russian in Cuba needs development and support, Russian compatriots are sure, TASS reports. This issue became one of the subjects of discussion at the conference, which took place in Havana. The forum took place at the Museum of the...

13.12.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo credit: mos.ru (CC BY 4.0) Russian emigrants living in Toronto have begun to prepare for the New Year holidays. On Saturday, December 11, the Christmas Fair began working in the city, the press service of Russian compatriots in Canada reports. ...

11.12.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo credit: mos.ru (CC BY 4.0) Young Russian emigrants living in Sweden have begun the New Year season. The guests of the first New Year's ball, which was held at the General Consulate of the Russian Federation in Gothenburg, were children aged 5 to 12 years, the diplomatic mission...

06.12.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo credit: Alexander Solzhenitsyn House of Russia Abroad / youtube.com Exhibitions, round table discussions, film screenings, concerts and meetings dedicated to Russians in Bulgaria are included in the Days of Russia Abroad. The event is held on December  2-8 at the Russian House...

02.12.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo credit: fill / pixabay.com TheYouth Forum of Russian Compatriots has taken place in Buenos Aires with the support of the Russian Embassy and the Rossotrudnichestvo office. Young activists of the Coordination Council of Organizations of Russian Compatriots from many regions of the...

24.11.2021 Subject: Diaspora


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Business and philanthropy walked in parallel in pre-revolutionary Russia. Big entrepreneurs were often also big philanthropists. They built hospitals, theaters, orphanages, and almshouses. Today the Museum of Entrepreneurs, Patrons, and Philanthropists in Moscow supports and promotes their legacy. Nadezhda Smirnova, museum director, told the Russkiy Mir about the high standard set by the philanthropists of pre-revolutionary Russia.
Few people are aware that Yoko Ono, John Lennon's wife who has spent most of her life in the United States, was brought up under the influence of her Russian aunt, Anna Bubnova. For over half a century, the estate where she grew up has been home to the museum of Alexander Pushkin. The poet had visited the Tver village of Bernovo more than once.
Author, linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky has been known for his left-wing views, and criticism of aggressive U.S. foreign policy from the days of the Vietnam War. Today, he is indignant at the absolute absence of freedom and the actual prohibition to show any other viewpoint on Russian policy and the causes of the Ukrainian crisis in the U.S. media.
Saratov-born Alexey Shishkov, a dental technician from Torrevieja, Spain, could drive to work in a different Zhiguli every day of the week if he wanted to. On Monday, he could choose his beige VAZ-2101 or "Kopeyka" and end the weekend in a red VAZ-2105 or Lada. His collection includes all Zhiguli models, as well as Niva and UAZ; the entire car fleet was purchased from Spanish owners.