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Photo credit: (CC BY 4.0) The popular Russian film "Ice-2" about the fate of a hockey player was screened in Nicosia as part of a street festival of Russian cinema in Cyprus. On August 9, the festival will continue on the waterfront in Limassol, viewers will...

09.08.2022 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: E. Samarin / (CC BY 4.0) Russian specialists from the LiveDune company are working on creating a neural network that evaluates the comments of social network users, HITECH reports. They believe that  it is important that they provided their system with the largest...

09.08.2022 Subject: Technology

Photo credit: Yulia Ivanko / (CC BY 4.0) More than 200 films will be included in the program of the Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) this year. The film forum starts on August, 26, TASS reports. According to the organizers, films by representatives of 65 countries...

09.08.2022 Subject: Culture

Photo credit: E. Samarin / (CC BY 4.0) More than 77% of foreign companies refused to end their business in Russia, despite pressure, blackmail and sanctions from the West. Such data was provided by the speaker of the State Duma of Russia Vyacheslav Volodin, Readovka...

09.08.2022 Subject: Community

Photo credit: More than half of the residents of a number of leading European states do not want the authorities to impose new sanctions against Russia if the restrictions cause negative consequences for the standard of living of Europeans. These are the data of the YouGov...

09.08.2022 Subject: Politics

Photo credit: E. Samarin / Press Service of the Mayor and Government of Moscow / (CC BY 4.0) World's № 1 tennis player, Russian Daniil Medvedev, won the tournament in Mexico, gaining the 14th ATP title, TASS reports. Russian tennis players Daria Kasatkina and Lyudmila Samsonova...

08.08.2022 Subject: Sports

Photo credit: Sasha Yurich / The ''World Peace'' monument, donated by the Soviet Union to Finland in 1990, has been removed in Helsinki. According to the Finnish media, the monument will be sent to the Helsinki Art Museum, its future will be determined by the authorities of...

08.08.2022 Subject: Politics


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Business and philanthropy walked in parallel in pre-revolutionary Russia. Big entrepreneurs were often also big philanthropists. They built hospitals, theaters, orphanages, and almshouses. Today the Museum of Entrepreneurs, Patrons, and Philanthropists in Moscow supports and promotes their legacy. Nadezhda Smirnova, museum director, told the Russkiy Mir about the high standard set by the philanthropists of pre-revolutionary Russia.
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