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Anniversary of Stalingrad Battle’s Victory will be celebrated all around the country, TASS informs. Next year is 75th anniversary since the day when fascist army of many thousands was defeated on the Volga River; it is considered a turning point of WWII. According to the leader of Victory Volunteers national movement Olga Amelchenkova, the contest...

13.10.2017 Subject: Array

Russian-Indian archaeological expedition working in the Himalayas discovered two sacral monuments, RIA Novosti informs. Archaeologists managed to excavate around two hundred unique stone statues of the early Middle Ages. Scientist Vyacheslav Molodin has claimed journalists, that this expedition headed by Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences...

13.10.2017 Subject: Array

Russian-French conference will be held in Strasbourg in a week, RIA Novosti reports. The hero of the day will become the lawyer and poet Ludwig Heinrich von Nicolai (Andrey Lvovich von Nicolai) who lived at the boundary of 18th and 19th centuries. He was born in Strasbourg and got a lawyer’s degree. Later he headed the Imperial Academy of Sciences in Saint...

12.10.2017 Subject: Economics

Archaeologists working at the banks of Yenisei in Tuva found jewelry of nomads living the second – the first centuries BC on these territories, TASS informs. According to the head of expedition Marina Kilunovskya the excavations were conducted at the territories flooded due to activities of Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station. She...

04.10.2017 Subject: Array

Unusual finding was discovered in Magadan, RIA Novosti informs. An unknown grave was found in one of the residential districts next to the living block at Armyanskaya Street. As per the regional management of the Investigation Committee, there is information that this might be a...

04.10.2017 Subject: Economics

The monument to Nicholas II was unveiled and sanctified in the village of Rishetich, RIA Novosti informs. Society of Russian-Serbian Friendship and Unity of Orthodox peoples (Republic of Serbia) took the initiative to set the monument to the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. This was the way of the Serbians living in Bosnia and Herzegovina to express...

02.10.2017 Subject: Economics

Day of Nuclear Industry Workers is celebrated today, September 28. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated all employees and veterans of the nuclear industry with this holiday. According to him, strenuous creative labor of thousands of scientists and engineers enabled to grow mighty potential of the industry and turn Russia into the world leader in the...

28.09.2017 Subject: Economics

The results of archaeological expedition to the Shekshovo burial site located at the territory of the ancient Suzdal has proved one more time that this part of the country was an important crossing point of the trade ways during the rule Yaroslav the Wise’s sons. Artefacts made in Byzantine and Arab countries were discovered during the expedition, RIA...

25.09.2017 Subject: Economics

Sweden is hosting commemorative events dedicated to Day of Buring, according to the website of Union of Russian communities in Sweden. Employees of Russian embassy in Sweden, members of Society of Landholders, Russian compatriots and local population are taking part in the activities. Every year they gather at the venue of the former camp for the Soviet interned sailors in Buring, where more than six hundred...

25.09.2017 Subject: Economics

Reconstruction of the Soviet military cemetery situated in the German city of Elsterwerda is over, TASS informs. The opening ceremony took place today, September 21. Local population, representatives of the city administration and Russian Embassy delegates took part in the event. More than three thousand people were buried at this cemetery...

22.09.2017 Subject: Economics

Gala opening ceremony of the monument to Nicholas I took place in Teplice, Czech Republic, TASS informs. Senior Council of Russian Consulate General in Karlovy Vary Igor Melnik took part in the ceremony. Giving a speech the diplomat thanked city administration for support of Russia’s efforts to eternalize the remembrance of Nicholas I...

21.09.2017 Subject: Economics

Celebrations dedicated to the Russian Military Fame Day - The Battle of Kulikovo held in Tula region, Interfax reports. The battle took place 637 years ago. Solemn masses in Kulikovo field churches in conjunction with this date were conducted, according to the Kulikovo museum-reserve. Prayers devoted to warriors who died more than 700 years ago on Kulikovo Field and other...

21.09.2017 Subject: Economics

Monument to creator of the legendary AK-47, famous gunsmith Mikhail Kalashnikov was set in Moscow, RIA Novosti informs. The gala ceremony of unveiling the monument took place today September 19. It was timed with Day of Gunsmith. The monument of more than seven meters high was established at the crossroads of Sadovaya-Karetnaya and Dolgorukovskaya streets. The gunsmith holds...

19.09.2017 Subject: Economics

Saint Petersburg marks the Memorial Day in honor of the victims of the Siege of Leningrad today. It is timed with the beginning of the siege, TASS informs. Memorial ceremonies traditionally started with flowers’ laying rituals by the plate of the building on Nevsky Prospect № 14. The...

08.09.2017 Subject: Economics

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