Roscosmos will send tourists into space on Gagarin’s route1
19.02.2019 It is the first contract for the flight of non-professional astronauts over the past decade.
Roscosmos will send tourists into space on Gagarin’s route
Sergei Bondarchuk's adaptation of War and Peace to be screened in New York2
19.02.2019 Restored version of "the most expensive films ever made" is a 7-hour feature based on Leo Tolstoy's novel.
Sergei Bondarchuk's adaptation of War and Peace to be screened in New York
MFA Russia urges OSCE to respond to blocking Russian media3
19.02.2019 Blocking RT accounts on Facebook as a direct and unreasonable pressure on Russia's information sources.
MFA Russia urges OSCE to respond to blocking Russian media
UOC calls on UN, OSCE and EU to prevent religious conflict escalation in Ukraine4
18.02.2019 Orthodox churches are seized with violations of the law; believers are threatened with pressure to move into a “new church.”
UOC calls on UN, OSCE and EU to prevent religious conflict escalation in Ukraine
Sergey Lavrov: While US keeps building iron curtain, new world being formed in East5
18.02.2019 Lavrov: European countries have been drawn into a confrontation with Russia.
Sergey Lavrov: While US keeps building iron curtain, new world being formed in East
The wise statesmen of Russia always know how to choose their foreign envoys,” one of American newspapers wrote about Alexander Bodisko, the Russian ambassador to the United States, in 1851. His tenure lasted for 17 years, the record term. He was respected so much that the American Congress paused its work for the day of his funeral, which was the unprecedented event.
2600 international students from 64 countries study today at Tambov State University named after G. R. Derzhavin. The university also facilitates cooperation with more than one hundred universities in Asia, Africa, Europe and America. Professor Tatyana Osadchaya, the TSU Vice-Rector for International Relations and Work with Foreign Students, shares on what helps a regional university to develop the Russian education export program.
On the first day of February, an event dedicated to the world of Soviet children's books was held at the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam). It was moderated by Ellen Rutten, a specialist in Slavic studies from the University of Amsterdam. Historians, illustrators and collectors of Soviet children's literature, as well as translators of Russian literature shared about the history of children's books, starting with the post-revolutionary times.
White stillness. These are the first words to come to mind when you stand at the top platform of the Salaspils memorial and look down at a huge snow-covered field where once camp barracks were located with gallows towering over them. Seven giant figures casted from coarse concrete and put onto the bare ground have been the only guards of the stillness for many years. This concentration camp was known as "white hell"…
This year marks the 220th anniversary of the Russian army under command of Alexander Suvorov crossing the Alps. The map with the route of the military operation, which became the part of world history and elevated Suvorov to the rank of genius commanders, can be found in textbooks, and not only the Russian ones. But the path of the Suvorov’s army in the mountains of Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein could be followed all over again only at the turn of the XIX and XX centuries.
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