Placido Domingo made his conductor debut at Bolshoi Theater1
22.10.2020 The world opera star took the conductor's stand for Puccini's opera Manon Lescaut.
Placido Domingo made his conductor debut at Bolshoi Theater
Russian Oscar-winning director celebrates 75th birthday2
21.10.2020 Nikita Mikhalkov has about 90 films on his account, many prizes and awards.
Russian Oscar-winning director celebrates 75th birthday
Moscow included in top-10 most attractive cities in terms of innovations3
19.10.2020 The Russian capital has become the world leader in the pace of digital infrastructure development.
Moscow included in top-10 most attractive cities in terms of innovations
Total Dictation action covered almost 70 countries4
19.10.2020 Face-to-face sites are organized in 546 Russian and 207 foreign cities and towns.
Total Dictation action covered almost 70 countries
Russia became guest of honor at Seoul Book Fair5
16.10.2020 The main participants will be 11 Russian writers, whose works have already been translated into Korean.
Russia became guest of honor at Seoul Book Fair
Foreigners put blind trust in stories about Russian bears, nuclear threat and ubiquarian KGB agents. However, the list of the most convincing myths about Russia is topped by the one of Russian drinking. It turned out to be so strong and persistent that even the Russians have believed it. It is not a mere coincidence that our fellow citizens think Russian people have always drunk, and a holiday feast is considered to be a national tradition. Who made the whole world believe the banal stereotypes? Why do all historians claim the opposite and who benefits from the myth of Russian drinking?
Our compatriot community includes a lot of dynamic female members that have managed to realize their potential in another countries and provide assistance to those who have faced difficulties. Elizaveta Donnery, a solicitor from Ireland, Natalia Zhukova, a family psychologist from Finland, and Anastasia Tikhonova, a member of the Russian Women Association in Malaysia and a volunteer helping women who face domestic violence, tell us about their activities.
Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov, an outstanding Russian military leader and diplomat, was born 275 years ago. Everyone knows about his achievements in the wars with the Turks and Napoleon. Let us look into a little less known, but incredibly remarkable facts from our great compatriot’s life.
The 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica is celebrated in 2020 – 2021. However, its history still has some unknown pages. For example, few people know about a person, without whom both the expedition and the very discovery of the 'ice continent' might not have taken place.
As the Russkiy Mir reported, residents of Papua New Guinea addressed the head of the Russian Orthodox Church with a collective petition to establish an Orthodox mission in their country. This proposal was put forward after Kirill Shrakbul, a priest and head of the ROC mission in Taiwan, had visited Papua New Guinea.
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The life of Father Claude Robinet has been connected to fates of an enormous number of Russians – Catholic and Orthodox, communists and aristocrats.