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Polina Menshova, Aigul Yusupova There is a dialect of Russian called Alaskan Russian. It dates back to the second half of the 18th century when Alaska was owned by Russia. The locals had to somehow communicate with Russian manufacturers and merchants. As a result of this communication, a special dialect was born. And although Alaska ceased to be a part of Russia for more than fifty years, the dialect has survived. It is still used in several localities, the main one being the village of Ninilchik on the Kenai Peninsula. But the phenomenon of Alaskan Russian is not only about linguistics and not so much about it. It is...

17.12.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Diaspora

Olga Dvoryanova First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs and Chairman of the Board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov has stated that the United States is conducting an "anti-Russian month" escalating the situation on the Ukrainian border and pushing NATO infrastructure closer to Russia in the process. Along with its claims that Russia is allegedly preparing an "invasion" of Ukrainian territory, the U.S. makes attempts to damage relations between Moscow and Kiev even more and to push the NATO infrastructure closer to the Russian borders. This is what First...

12.12.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Politics

Maxim Khodykin "Superpower," "Red Empire," "Country of victorious socialism," "Colossus on clay feet," and even "Prison of nations" - just a few definitions that are still used for the country that demised 30 years ago. Although the USSR disappeared from the political scene irreversibly, it has forever remained in the memory, and not only of its former residents. For seven decades, the world used to follow the successes and failures of the Soviet experiment. There were those that feared the eastern neighbour, others attempted to adopt the Marxism-Leninism model. ...

10.12.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Politics

Editor’s office of the Russkiy Mir portal MacDougall's Auction House, the British auction house specialising in Russian Russian art, has held another important auction in London on December 1. There were more than 40 lots such as items of Russian art and history. The letter from Catherine the Great on the benefits of vaccination against smallpox is particularly noteworthy. The unique document was sold for almost 1 mln. pounds. Let's take this opportunity to recall the story of how the empress had promoted vaccination in Russia. Portrait of the Empress Catherine the Great by Dmitry Levitsky, around 1793 ...

04.12.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: History

© AFP 2021 / Jim Watson U.S. Republican senators have uncovered a secret Soviet agent sent to the United States back in 1991 to undermine the banking system there. This is the conclusion that can be drawn from the media buzz. It followed the Senate Banking Committee’s questioning of Professor Saule Omarova, Joe Biden's nominee for the top position in the U.S. Government Accountability Office, last week. The video footage of Senator John F. Kennedy urging Omarova to answer questions about her involvement in the mysterious Soviet Komsomol organization and whether she had written a...

26.11.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Politics

Vladimir Emelianenko Photo: Andrej Kibrik The Linguistics Forum 2021: Language Policy and Language Preservation was held at the Institute of Linguistic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. How to preserve Russia's linguistic diversity amid the global decline in the number of languages? Director of the Institute of Linguistic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences and linguist Andrej Kibrik has an answer. - Andrey, what is the forum's main target? – This was the third forum dedicated to the language policy or to be more exact, to the preservation and development of the...

24.11.2021
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Общество

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