“Zhiguli” on avenues, “Volga” on streets 14.04.2021Soviet cars are greeted with welcoming car klaxons honking on the streets of New York, Berlin or Tokyo. It's a long time since German students bought Zhiguli cars, and French farmers acquired Lada Niva. As of today, collectors are chasing Volga, Pobeda (Victory) and Moskvich (Muscovite), which are exhibited in museums and in public squares. For many foreigners, Soviet cars are curiosity and novelty, but for Russian compatriots they symbolize nostalgia and connection with their homeland.
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Russian compatriots in Belgium have tallied up the 2017
Participants of Belgian federation of Russian-speaking organizations have summed up the results of the outgoing year 2017, and made plans for the coming 2018, reports the portal of BFRO. Traditional gathering took part in Russian Center of Science and Culture in Brussels.
According to the head of BFRO Rodion Pukhaev, Russian community consolidation will give a chance to realize diverse projects on a pretty high level. He has also noted that BFRO often advises to other Russian compatriots' organizations around the world. It was remarked by many speakers that a great deal of practical cooperation and friendship play very important role in the BFRO's success.
Russian MFA, the head of Rossotrudnichestvo in Brussels Aleksandr Razumov, the head of Brussel-Belgian Hierarchy Archbishopric of Russian Orthodox Church Simon, descendants of poet Alexander Pushkin have congratulated BFRO with coming New Year. It's worth mentioning that Russian Center of Science and Culture in Brussels cares the name of the great Russian poet.
The round table that was held in the frames of the gathering, included Russian-speaking media representatives. The discussion spun around such actual subjects as objective publication объективного освещения and a positive Russia's image promotion abroad.
Another topic of discussions is Russian president elections and travel arrangements of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Lolita and Cosmonaut 11.04.2021Every year in April we commemorate the glorious day of April 12, 1961. It was the day when Yuri Gagarin, the first man of the new space era, was brought to near-earth orbit by the Vostok-1 spacecraft. The flight lasted just a little over an hour and a half, but it turned Gagarin into a figure that has been admired throughout the world ever since. The feat accomplished by Gagarin 60 years ago inspires us to recall the incredible connection of his story with Lolita Torres - a singer and one of the top actresses from Argentina's golden era of cinema.