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Photo credit: / (CC BY 4.0) The production of the Sputnik V vaccine in Serbia was approved at the Gamalei Center, TASS reports. Russian experts confirmed the high quality of the trial batch, which was released at the Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera...

19.05.2021 Subject: Science

Photo by M. Mishin. Moscow Mayor and Government Press Service (CC BY 4.0) The Kovivac vaccine against the coronavirus is effective against all strains of infection, the head of the Chumakov Center, Aydar Ishmukhametov, stated. The scientist recalled that Kovivac is a ''whole-virion'' vaccine - it is made of a...

21.04.2021 Subject: Science

Photo credit: Orest Adamovich Kiprensky. Portrait of Alexander Pushkin / (Public domain) The Myheritage company has launched the Deep Nostalgia project to bring people to life in images. This was reported by the Educational Union on its Facebook page. ...

04.03.2021 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.