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Photo credit: The Russian authorities temporarily imposed a ban on air traffic between Russia and Iran, according to RIA Novosti. The reason for the decision was an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection in this country. Restrictions will come into...

28.02.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: Fewer specialists are leaving Russia nowadays, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated. According to him, the rate of "brain drain" has noticeably decreased, the Kommersant newspaper writes. He recalled that for the most part people go to work...

27.02.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: The Russian authorities have temporarily banned Chinese citizens from entering the country, RIA Novosti reports. The corresponding decision was made in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the Russian Federation. The decree was signed by Prime Minister...

19.02.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: Russian Foreign Ministry Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov believes that the Munich conference did not become a platform for developing concrete solutions. The forum participants discussed the relationship between the Western countries, Moscow and Beijing, as well...

17.02.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: The procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship may soon become easier, the Kommersant newspaper writes. Changes in the legislation will allow applicants to become a citizen of Russia without giving up a citizenship of a different country. The relevant amendments were prepared by the government, and...

07.02.2020 Subject: Politics


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As the Russkiy Mir reported, residents of Papua New Guinea addressed the head of the Russian Orthodox Church with a collective petition to establish an Orthodox mission in their country. This proposal was put forward after Kirill Shrakbul, a priest and head of the ROC mission in Taiwan, had visited Papua New Guinea.
On September 1, millions of children in Russia went to school. And millions of their peers in Ukraine also went to schools. Everything seems to be the same: flowers, bows, well-dressed children, excited parents... And yet there is a difference and a very significant one: children in Russia go to schools to study in their native language. However, starting with this academic year, hundreds of thousands of Russian-speaking children no longer have this opportunity in Ukraine.
The opposition bloc won at the parliamentary elections held in Montenegro. Its position is considered pro-Serb and pro-Russian. Director of the Center for Contemporary Balkan Crisis Studies of the RAS Institute of Slavic Studies Dr. Elena Guskova believes that if the opposition succeeds in uniting efforts the country's foreign policy can seriously change.
The Russian school is usually criticized for endless reforms and the notorious unified national exam. However it provides a rather high-quality consistent classical education following legacy of the very Prussian gymnasium, which was the foundation for its predecessors, schools of the Russian Empire and the USSR, to grow upon. Thus, it is a potent soft power tool abroad. However, mere financial and licensing support to private Russian schools in other countries is insufficient for this soft power to be efficient.
75 years ago, the United States detonated nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and four years later the Soviet Union got its atomic weapons. 75 years ago, the most horrendous and destructive military action in the history of mankind took place. US dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.