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Photo credit: Real History Online / Russian compatriot Vadim Shchedrinsky tells the truth about World War II to an English-speaking audience, filming documentaries about Russian museums and the excavations of search engines, the press service of organizations of Russian...

29.04.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo credit: Katzenfee50 / The Tatar-Bashkir Association in Australia took part in organizing the festival timed to coincide with the International Day of Navruz. The holiday recognized by the UN is called the "Persian New Year". Within the framework of the...

26.03.2021 Subject: Diaspora

Photo courtesy of the Association of Teachers-Russianists and Translators More than 900 people took part in the Maslenitsa celebration in Ankara. The event attracted the attention of not only Russian compatriots living in Turkey, but also foreigners. It is noted that Maslenitsa has...

17.03.2021 Subject: Diaspora


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Eyewitnesses have said and written a lot about the events of the Great Patriotic War, about the ordeals suffered by the people. Every family has at least one story from this tragic period in our country’s life. On the threshold of Victory Day, let us look through the memories of those who led the military operations, and read the Marshals’ memoirs.
“Sometimes I wandered about a huge park in the center of New York and, looking at the skyscrapers that bordered it, thought with cold fury about wonderful American orchestras that didn’t care about my music…” Sergei Prokofiev wrote in 1918, immediately after emigration. The audience listening to The Love for Three Oranges, his opera, would never think that the composer of this brilliant sunny music could speak that bitterly about the country where he had his first real success. And that 18 years later, he would finally return to his homeland to see new openings for both life and creativity.
“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.
Balalaika Battle 29.04.2021
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.