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Photo credit: http://muravlenko24.ru Human Adaptation on the North and Arctics international summer school took place in Yamal. Graduates and postgraduates in biology, medicine and other degrees from leading Chinese universities came to the Yamal summer school.  Experienced Arctics researchers have taught students....

06.09.2019 Subject: Science

Photo: pixabay.com Irkutsk State University researchers start realising new educational project, IA Babr24 reports. It is planned that the project will be recognised internationally.   The experts are working on series of popular scientific films. The main topic is the Baikal lake, along with its inhabitants and oppurtunities of...

09.04.2019 Subject: Science

Photo: ekburg.ru The program of events dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the inventor of radio Alexander Popov in Perm region will include scientific and practical conferences, meetings with communications veterans, the opening of exhibitions and a motor rally. The events will open with a festive rally at the...

16.03.2019 Subject: Science

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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.
Few people are aware that Yoko Ono, John Lennon's wife who has spent most of her life in the United States, was brought up under the influence of her Russian aunt, Anna Bubnova. For over half a century, the estate where she grew up has been home to the museum of Alexander Pushkin. The poet had visited the Tver village of Bernovo more than once.
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.