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Free screenings of the Last Frontier military drama (the local title is Podolsk cadets) will be held worldwide to celebrate Victory day. The movie is dedicated to the little-known events of the defense of Moscow - the feat of young cadets of the Podolsk infantry and artillery schools in October 1941.  ...

05.05.2021
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Community

The Russian Library in Sacramento, with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, hosts the Days of the Russian Language. Such events arouse interest in the native language and the desire to study it thoroughly. Not only the children who were targeted by the program, but also their parents took part in the concert, contests and...

27.04.2021
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Education

The Nadezhda Russian language school in Pamplona, ​​Spain, with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, held the Cosmonautics Week  from September 14 to 19. The participants talked about space, planets, stars and meteorites. ...

25.09.2020
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Community

On February 22, the Russian school Harmony in Mila, with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, held the final stage of the 5th Russian Language Competition. The final and awarding of the participants of the Calligraphy contest took place on this day. This event has already become a...

25.02.2020
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Education

Russian Lipovans students from Romanian counties of Tulcea, Constanta, Braila, Iasi, Suceava and Bucharest, as well as their teachers and Russian language teachers, gathered in the Romanian city of Timisoara at the Russian Poetry festival in late July. They celebrated the anniversaries of Russian poets and writers Alexander Pushkin, Anna...

02.08.2019
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Culture

The next stage of the RussoMobil project started in Germany In July 2019. This long-term comprehensive project is successfully implemented by the Federal Union of German Societies West-East with the support of the German Land Ministries of Education, the Embassy of the Russian Federation and the Russkiy Mir Foundation. The main goal of RussoMobile is support, development and distribution of...

18.07.2019
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Russian Language

Maslenitsa was widely celebrated in Ankara within the frameworks of the Cross Year of Culture and Tourism of Russia and Turkey on March 9 and 10. The festival was organized by the Association of Russian Culture with the support of Russkiy Mir Foundation, Russian Embassy in Turkey, the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo and the Committee on External Relations of Saint Petersburg. Festivities in the old Russian tradition were opened by gorodki game, which were held by President of the...

13.03.2019
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Community


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“Life of young people during pandemics in Russia and the US” is the topic of Zoom conversation between Lomonosov MSU students and the Russkiy Mir classroom- NAU (Northern Arizona University). The meeting host is Larisa Brener, Europe and Eurasia Initiatives Coordinator at NAU, Flagstaff, Arizona.
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The I International online contest “Balalaika - Soul of Russia” brought together participants from all over the country, as well as from Ukraine, Belarus, and the Donetsk People's Republic. Mikhail Kiselev, director of the Moscow festival "Balalaika - Soul of Russia", said that today balalaika was associated not only with folk tunes, but quite modern music, and even jazz.
A sign of the new era is vaccine tourism to Russia. Foreigners are officially allowed to be vaccinated against coronavirus in the country. And it is quite easy to do this, whereas in most European countries those wishing to get vaccinated will have to stay for a long time on the waitlist. There were plenty of people willing to buy such an unusual tour. The Germans were the first to come to Moscow for the life-saving vaccine.
When he was about 10 years old, Devadatta Rajadhyaksha read the book The Adventures of Dennis, by Victor Dragunsky. Rajadhyaksha was mesmerized by naughty little Dennis, who kept grass snakes, lizards, and frogs in his pockets, made funny faces in front of the mirror, and liked to hop and skip. The book was originally written in Russian, but Rajadhyaksha read the book in his mother tongue, Marathi, as Dennis Chya Goshti. Rajadhyaksha is now in his forties, and the book is still a favorite.  Thanks to nostalgia, the literary legacy of the USSR has a long afterlife!
Soviet 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.