“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 language subject commission is launched at the Educational Ministry of Israel
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Russian language subject commission started to act at the Educational Ministry of Israel, Rossotrudnichestvo website reports. Russian language authors, educational department representatives, experienced teachers, leading methodologists, philologists are among its participants. The head of the Russian language room at the cultural center in Tel Aviv Tatiana Yatzuk to take part as well.
Commission members will study Russian language study methodology, innovation approaches to the choice and presentation of study materials on culture and history of Russia.
Rossotrudnichestvo representation plans to provide every form of assistance to the commission on Russian as a second language study methodology, seminars organisation with leading teachers of Russian universities.
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