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News First Book Club for teenagers opened in London, reports. The idea to open a book club belongs to Karina Karmenian. She's founded Russian Children's World website, and organizes annual Russian Education exhibition Kniguru in Britain contest. ...

21.02.2018 Subject: Array

Russians living currently in Latvia will get legal support from a new entity called the Russian House, which is to be opened in Riga, Izvestia newspaper reports. According to the President of the Latvian Alliance against Nazism Janis Kuzins, the Russian House will deal with legal consulting, language...

08.02.2018 Subject: Diaspora

Mishpacha children center theater studio from Nuremberg has presented Golden key musical in Zirndorf, reports Russian Field website. Children from 3 to 12 were watching the show based on Alexey Tolstoy book. Young performers had very big success. The play was embellished with various music pieces, from dance...

25.01.2018 Subject: Diaspora

Young activists from civil organizations of Russian compatriots living in Lebanon took part in the conference held in the capital city of the country, according to RIA Novosti. The main topic of the conference was a plan for the next year. Young people could promote their own ideas and make suppositions. ...

29.12.2017 Subject: Diaspora

Russian House in Barcelona celebrated Russian Christmas on December 22. Russian compatriots, Catalonians and Spaniards learning Russian language and interested in Russian culture, took part in the event. Folk Ensemble Vesnushka under tatyana Smoliakova showed traditional Russian folk rituals. Their performance...

28.12.2017 Subject: Diaspora

Participants of Belgian federation of Russian-speaking organizations have summed up the results of the outgoing year 2017, and made plans for the coming 2018, reports the portal of BFRO. Traditional gathering took part in Russian Center of Science and Culture in Brussels. According to the head of...

26.12.2017 Subject: Diaspora

Annual Russian New Year Trees (Russkiy Yolki) celebrations organized by Istok cultural-educational center started in Frankfurt-am-Mein, according to Russkoye Pole website. More than 750 children of Russian compatriots accompanied by adults who did not mind to have fun too attended the event. Students of Istok center and their teachers staged a kind fairytale based on...

14.12.2017 Subject: Diaspora

More than 200 people have participated in Father Frost and Snegurochka parade last weekend in New York, TASS reports. Russian fairy characters marched in Manhattan, and danced around Christmas trees in their way. First snow in the city came right in time. Participants of the celebration were kidding, laughing...

11.12.2017 Subject: Diaspora


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