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Photo credit: pixabay.com The Russian barque Sedov has returned to the Kaliningrad region after the end of the round-the-world trip. It embarked in the port of Baltiysk, the Pobeda RF website reports. According to Vladimir Volkogon, rector of the Kaliningrad State Technical University,...

25.11.2020 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: pixabay.com The Russpass travel website offers to get acquainted with the sights, history, folk crafts and great natives of six regions of Russia, from the Moscow Region to the Tyumen Region. It contains new tourist routes that allow travelers to virtually "walk"...

09.09.2020 Subject: Travel

Photo credit: mos.ru The Ruspass Internet platform, which facilitates travel around Moscow for city guests, will start working on July 20. With the help of the website, one can buy tickets to museums, call a taxi and draw up your a tourist route around the Russian capital, the...

18.07.2020 Subject: Travel


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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.
Few people are aware that Yoko Ono, John Lennon's wife who has spent most of her life in the United States, was brought up under the influence of her Russian aunt, Anna Bubnova. For over half a century, the estate where she grew up has been home to the museum of Alexander Pushkin. The poet had visited the Tver village of Bernovo more than once.
Author, linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky has been known for his left-wing views, and criticism of aggressive U.S. foreign policy from the days of the Vietnam War. Today, he is indignant at the absolute absence of freedom and the actual prohibition to show any other viewpoint on Russian policy and the causes of the Ukrainian crisis in the U.S. media.
Saratov-born Alexey Shishkov, a dental technician from Torrevieja, Spain, could drive to work in a different Zhiguli every day of the week if he wanted to. On Monday, he could choose his beige VAZ-2101 or "Kopeyka" and end the weekend in a red VAZ-2105 or Lada. His collection includes all Zhiguli models, as well as Niva and UAZ; the entire car fleet was purchased from Spanish owners.