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Photo credit: manuelamilani / The Western anti-Russian sanctions imposed after the start of the special operation in Ukraine have negatively affected the economic situation in the world, and hit hard the poor countries in particular. This was stated by Foreign Minister of...

23.05.2022 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: Peggy_Marco / Dozens of diplomats from European countries will have to leave Russia in the near future. The heads of diplomatic missions of France, Spain and Italy received the corresponding notes. This step became a reaction to provocative and unreasonable...

18.05.2022 Subject: Politics

The Baltic Sea and the countries around it. Photo credit: NormanEinstein / (CC BY-SA 3.0) Moscow considers Russia's further participation in the activities of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) to be unproductive, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. Russia...

17.05.2022 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: nirolfix / Dozens of Italians took to the central square of Turin, where the first rally was held in support of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine. The participants protested against Russophobia and political pressure, which Washington puts on Rome,...

16.05.2022 Subject: Politics


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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.
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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.