9th Salon of Russian Books opens in Paris1
01.12.2023 The event is dedicated to Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.
9th Salon of Russian Books opens in Paris
Non/fiction International Book Fair kicked off in Moscow2
30.11.2023 Almost 350 publishing houses, cultural institutions and book trade enterprises are taking part in it.
Non/fiction International Book Fair kicked off in Moscow
Putin: The future of Russian world lies in saving peoples of Russia3
28.11.2023 The world order will not be strong without a strong Russia, the President believes.
Putin: The future of Russian world lies in saving peoples of Russia
Moscow hosts 25th World Russian People's Council4
27.11.2023 Government officials, clergy, scientists, cultural and educational figures are taking part.
Moscow hosts 25th World Russian People's Council
London International Film Festival opened with Russian Embassy support5
23.11.2023 The program includes 45 films, about half of them are Russian movies.
London International Film Festival opened with Russian Embassy support
17-year-old Dmitry Pinchuk from Moscow won the world's most prestigious saxophone competition held in Dinant, Belgium, the hometown of the saxophone's inventor, Adolphe Sax. The competition showcased the triumph of the Russian saxophone school, with three Russians among the six finalists. All three are not only students at the Moscow Frederic Chopin College but also disciples of the renowned Russian saxophonist Nikita Zimin.
India is currently witnessing a revival of interest in the Russian language and culture. For instance, students of natural sciences are eager to attend courses on Russian culture and folklore at Delhi University. Dr. Girish Munjal, translator and head of the Russian language section of the Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies Department at Delhi University, discusses the steps needed to promote such interest.
Physician, chemist, scientist, composer Alexander Borodin had to be born during Renaissance times, somewhere in Florence, when the same versatile and gifted personalities lived. But God willed that he was born in St. Petersburg, on November 12, 1833.
Recently a memorial sign was set up on the shore of Sovetskaya Gavan Bay, a town in Khabarovsk Krai, It reads: "To the glorious son of the Russian state, its defender in the Far East, the founder of the first fortified area on the shore of Imperatorskaya (Sovetskaya) Gavan Bay, Admiral Yevfimiy Putyatin." Three cities have monuments to the Russian admiral not only in Russia, but also in Japan, There is even a museum dedicated to Yevfimiy Putyatin and his expedition.
85 years ago, on November 2, 1938, a reception in honor of three aviatrixes - Valentina Grizodubova, Polina Osipenko, and Marina Raskova - took place in the Kremlin. They were the first women in the USSR to receive the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, the highest award of the young Soviet country. The aviatrixes were awarded for their flight from Moscow to the Far East on the Rodina aircraft. They flew 4,008 miles (6,450 kilometers) setting a range record.
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