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The Amber Room is being looked for in Germany, RIA Novosti informs. Archaeologists hope to find the lost treasure at the territory of Thuringia. As per local mass media, the excavation works are conducted at the outskirts of Nordhausen city, next to the Konstein Mountain. A secret factory where concentration camp prisoners...

15.06.2017 Subject: Economics

EA Sports FIFA has announced appearance of legendary goalkeeper Lev Yashin in its new version of football simulator FIFA 2018, RIA Novosti informs. The Soviet goalkeeper was included into the list of the world football legends. Apart from Yashin, the ultimate list includes Pele, Diego Maradona, Ronaldo, Thierry Henry and some other world-famous football players. Fans of this...

13.06.2017 Subject: Array

Archaeologists discovered foundations of four churches in the course of summer repair operations conducted in Moscow as a part of My Street project, RIA Novosti informs. The constructions were destroyed in twenties-thirties, however, the location of churches’ foundations proves that these are remains of such churches as the Church of Entrance of the God Mother...

09.06.2017 Subject: Economics

Exposition about Peter the Great’s visit to France opens in Palace of Versailles today, TASS informs. It coincides with two anniversaries: 300 years since the tsar’s trip to France and since establishment of regular diplomatic relations between Russia and France. The exposition will be opened by the leaders of two countries – Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron. ...

29.05.2017 Subject: Array

Representatives of 47 countries took part in an April test on history of the Second World War, which is conducted for the fourth time already, RIA Novosti reports. Maria Voropaeva, the Deputy Chairman of the Duma’s Youth Parliament at the State Duma has remarked with satisfaction that,...

16.05.2017 Subject: Array

A gala opening ceremony of Immortal Regiment permanent exhibition took place at the Irish Military War Museum with support of Moebius and Russkiy Bridge companies, RussianIreland informs. Russian Ambassador to Ireland Maxim Peshkov gave a speech at the ceremony. He thanked the museum director general Willie Sullivan for his interest in the Russian exposition...

16.05.2017 Subject: Array

2017 Museum Night international campaign to take place from the 20th to 21st of May in Russia will be dedicated to a hundred’s anniversary of the Great October Revolution of 1917 and the Year of Ecology, RIA Novosti informs. This was a decision made by the Russian Ministry of Culture. Besides, the ministry has claimed that some museums plan to organize thematic...

10.05.2017 Subject: Array

Russia and Israel will not change their point of view regarding reconsideration of WWII results. Russian President Vladimir Putin and The Head of Government of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu made this statement in course of the phone conversation initiated by Israel, according to TASS. Both countries leaders have underlined that it is impossible to allow any detraction of the decisive...

10.05.2017 Subject: Economics

Festivals devoted to 75th jubilee of Alaska-Siberia air route and supply of American warplanes to USSR have started in USA, as per TASS. A gala meeting of Russian consul general to Seattle Valery Timashev, local administration, public activists and Russian delegation from Krasnoyarsk – the final destination of the planes’ supply chain was held in the museum...

04.05.2017 Subject: Economics

Well-known Russian historian and politician, the chairman of the State Duma Education and Science Committee, Board Chairman of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov presented his new book Leadership. The Russian style in the press-center of International News Agency Rossiya Segonya (Russia Today) on April 24. Leadership psychology and success stories have always been an...

Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Economics

Russian historic community presented a book named Byzantine Jericho. Excavations a century after. The book contains results of excavation works of Russian Archaeologists, as per RIA Novosti. First archaeologic excavations on the territory of the Russian museum-park complex in Jericho were conducted at the end of XIX...

24.04.2017 Subject: Economics


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