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Photo credit: Humanitarian aid to fight against coronavirus infection came from Russia to Afghanistan, TASS reports. This was announced by the special representative of the President of Russia on Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov. The batch includes test kits for the diagnosis of coronavirus, they are enough for five thousand studies. They were transferred to...

02.06.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: Alexander Mils / The Russian authorities allocated 600,000 million rubles to assist citizens of the Russian Federation who cannot return home from abroad. The corresponding government order was published the day before, TASS reports. As follows from the text of...

30.05.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: About 4,000 people returned to Russia over the past week, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. According to the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, this is the result of the joint work of all departments,...

29.05.2020 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: The Russian health care system withstands the burden caused by the coronavirus infection spread, Melita Vujnovic, the World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to the Russian Federation. According to her, Russia has enough hospital beds,  mechanical...

19.05.2020 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.