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The Russkiy Mir Foundation has undertaken an international cultural project to develop Russian Centers in partnership with educational organizations around the world. The Foundation's Russian Centers are created with the aim of popularizing Russian language and culture as a crucial element of world civilization, supporting Russian language study programs abroad, developing cross-culture dialog and strengthening understanding between cultures and peoples.

Russian Centers News

The 10th Meetings with Russian Culture: Cinema film festival started in Verona. This year it is dedicated to the work of director Andrei Konchalovsky. Meetings are held at Palazzo della Gran Guardia every Monday at 20:30 until March 18. Admission is free.
Russia will participate in the book fair that starts in Kolkata on January 31, Year of Literature website informs. This is the largest expo in India, which will be held for the 43rd time. Most of its events will be held in conjunction with Mahatma Gandhi’s anniversary. This year will mark the150th anniversary of the birth of Father of the Nation of India. 
Krakow and its residents celebrate the 74th anniversary of liberation from nazi invaders. Veterans of the Great Patriotic War, soldiers of Polish Army, Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski, Russian Acting Consul General Konstantin Shikin, representatives of Polish armed forces, diplomatic community, city police, fire departments, and veterans’ organizations, Russian center in Krakow, compatriots and residents gathered nearby the memorial to Soviet Soldiers at the Rakowicki Cemetery on January 18.
In the beginning of December, Bavarian television contacted Russian Center of Nuremberg's Russian-German Cultural Center with an unusual request to tell about Russian Christmas traditions. The Centre staff was pleased to accept it. The representatives of German television were so interested with Christmas kutia (traditional grain dish), that they decided to bring this information to broad masses, and all of this escalated into a real TV project.