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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

Irina Mkrtchyan There are about two million Armenians living in Russia today. But when it comes to Russians living in Armenia, there are about 15,000 people only. But both of them continuously split time between two homes and strengthen the ties between our countries - economic, cultural, and spiritual. And these ties go deep into the past, many centuries ago. We will tell you in this article how the first Russians settled in Armenia and how their descendants live in Armenia today imbued with the local culture while preserving the national traditions. Ryabinushka Ensemble Photo credit: Mir 24 Life in the...

25.10.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Diaspora

Sergey Vinogradov A significant contribution to the development of professional sports in Europe has been made by Russian players who stepped into the sporting field under the guidance of their parents either at home or in a strange land. Emigrants founded clubs, played at packed stadiums as if they had been sports superstars, and led teams to championships as coaches and managers. Sports clubs are still established by our compatriots today. USSR national team on the Irish pitch Dynamo Dublin plays in one of the lower leagues of the Irish championship. It brings together hundreds of...

14.10.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Array

Sergey Vinogradov Soviet cars are greeted with welcoming car klaxons honking on the streets of New York, Berlin or Tokyo. It's a long time since German students bought Zhiguli cars, and French farmers acquired Lada Niva. As of today, collectors are chasing Volga, Pobeda (Victory) and Moskvich (Muscovite), which are exhibited in museums and in public squares. For many foreigners, Soviet cars are curiosity and novelty, but for Russian compatriots they symbolize nostalgia and connection with their homeland. “When I stop by a gas station, almost every time someone offers me to buy my Zhiguli,” our...

14.04.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Diaspora

Sergey Vinogradov The fact that the Russian chess school is the second to none in the world is well-known to everyone in Africa who is aware of how the pieces move on the board. The fact that this is so is best known to Nadezhda Marochkina, an athlete and coach living in Senegal. On the continent, Russian chess players are treated with true reverence and even concealed fear - almost as if they were magicians. During seven years of her life in Africa, Nadezhda Marachkina, a native of Kirov, has managed to join the national chess team of Senegal and become the champion of West Africa. She has been admitted into the...

12.12.2020
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Array

Svetlana Smetanina There is a monument to Helena Antipoff, a Russian woman, in Brazil. She was a child psychologist and teacher who transformed the entire school system in this country. It was Helena Antipoff who managed to make a difference in attitude towards children with special needs. She also developed an education system for gifted children. Her legacy includes departments of psychology at local universities, a network of rural schools, and centers for gifted children, as well as the very system of public school education in Brazil that she has founded. Helena Antipoff, the 1930s. Photo credit:...

07.12.2020
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Diaspora

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