Select language:

Publications

 / Главная / Russkiy Mir Foundation / Publications / Publications

Publications

Svetlana Smetanina From 14-22 October, Russia is hosting the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students. Although its main venue will be the Sochi Olympic Park, the festival will have a truly nationwide scope: 15 regions will host participants for the festival. And it all begins with a vibrant carnival, which will go from the Kremlin to Luzhniki Stadium. The year 2017 marks an anniversary for the World Federation of Democratic Youth. The first Festival of Youth and Students took place in Prague seventy years ago. Its central ideas had already taken shape then: the fight for peace, antifascism, internationalism, and youth rights....

10.10.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Общество

Denis Tatarchenko svpress.ru Petro Poroshenko signed the law “On Education,” which was ratified by the Ukrainian parliament on 5 September. This reform—which cut back the hours for studying the natural sciences, introduced a 12-year course of study, and reduced the quantity of budgeted positions in institutions of higher education—provoked a response for another reason: its linguistic impact. This document, which has become an object of international scandal, provides for the total Ukrainization of the teaching process in state institutions of education. According to the ratified law, starting in...

09.10.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: RussianLanguage

Boris Serov The group comprising 24 Syrian school kids came back home from the International Children's camp Artek in the middle of September. To deserve this voyage all these kids have won Russian language Olympiad conducted by Syrian government. In Crimea kids have spent almost three weeks: it was the first but most likely not the last acquaintance with Russia. Syrian language was implemented in the Syrian school program in 2014/15 educational year as a second foreign language (they had to choose between French and Russian). Nowadays Russian language is studied by eleven...

05.10.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Education

Dmitrii Klimov The Russian expression “lost like Bekovich” once meant that someone had encountered a terrible misfortune, but it has long fallen out of common use. Nonetheless, the story of its emergence is quite revealing. Three hundred years ago, in 1717, Alexander Bekovich-Cherkassky led the first Russian army expedition to Khiva. Neither Bekovich nor the rest of his detachment were to return from this campaign. The Russian State and the East For a long time Khiva attracted Europeans with stories of its incredible riches. But an even more important factor...

05.10.2017
Rubric: Articles
Subject: History

Marina Bogdanova The question, “What are you, illiterate?” has long been regarded as ironic. Indeed, some may be more capable than others, but everyone in Russia can read and write, so no one would ever think of patting themselves on the back for it. International Literacy Day is celebrated right between Knowledge Day (1 September) and World Teachers’ Day (5 October). Perhaps this is why this holiday isn’t very widely celebrated in Russia. On 1 September all the children in Russia head off for their school desks. We have a holiday for Slavic writing, Russian Language Day (celebrated on Pushkin’s...

19.09.2017
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Education

Elena Novoselova The new law “On Education” passed by the Ukrainian parliament essentially forbids citizens from receiving an education in any language other than Ukrainian. Beginning on 1 September 2018, students will only be able to study in Russian or the languages of other national minorities before the fifth grade. And beginning in 2020, Russian, Hungarian, Romanian, and other languages will be removed from the lower grades as well. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, Vyacheslav Nikonov, reflects on how this trend meshes with Ukraine’s attempt to become a full-fledged European...

17.09.2017
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Politics

Search

Select Date:
Выбрать дату в календареВыбрать дату в календаре


  

News

Results of Kniguru in Britain contest have been announced. The gala awarding ceremony of the winners' contest was a part of annual Russian educational exhibition, Rossotrudnichestvo website reports. It is worth reminding that participants were required to write a critical review for...
Forum of Russian compatriots starts in Paris, according to the website of Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots living in France. Members of Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots, leaders of social organizations and other representatives of Russian community are taking...
One of the founders of Russian avant-guard Kazimir Malevich exhibition is on view in Moscow, TASS reports. It is placed in VDNKh (Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) in The Worker and Collective Farm Woman pavilion. Kazimir Malevich. Not only Black Square exposition...
Frosts of fifty degrees below zero °C were not an obstacle for schoolchildren from Oymyakon village, Yakutia, RIA Novosti informs. Classes in local schools are cancelled only in case the temperature falls below 52 degrees °C. Then, schoolchildren of the first until fifth grades stay at...