Over 10,000 events will be held as part of Year of Memory and Glory1
27.01.2020 The project started with events dedicated to the Leningrad siege.
Over 10,000 events will be held as part of Year of Memory and Glory
International Vladimir Vysotsky Festival opened in Warsaw2
27.01.2020 Performers from Russia, Poland, Belarus and Georgia are taking part in it.
International Vladimir Vysotsky Festival opened in Warsaw
Golden Mask theater festival started in Moscow3
26.01.2020 The festival guests will enjoy 62 performances from 21 Russian theaters.
Golden Mask theater festival started in Moscow
First symposium of Russian schools held in London4
24.01.2020 The symposium became the first event of this kind in ten years.
First symposium of Russian schools held in London
Leningrad siege heroes monument inaugurated in Jerusalem5
23.01.2020 Putin and Netanyahu opened the solemn ceremony.
Leningrad siege heroes monument inaugurated in Jerusalem
The authorities and social activists of Crimea intend to popularize the Ukrainian language, which is one of the state languages in the region. They intend to hold a forum, round tables and exhibitions on the peninsula to fulfill this task. In 2020, a newspaper and a regional TV program in Ukrainian are also going to be launched in Crimea.
On January 17, 1945, during the Warsaw-Poznan operation, Soviet troops liberated the Polish capital from Nazi invaders. It took the Red Army several days to get the Nazis out of the city.
Prominent Russian linguist, the person behind establishment of the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute and its first principle Vitaly Kostomarov recently celebrated his 90th birthday. However he does not quit his scientific researches. The scientist told the Russkiy Mir why Russian continues to be one of the most successful languages in the world and how the Soviet leaders facilitated the fact that we continue to speak the language created by Pushkin and Karamzin two centuries ago.
Turkan Oldjay, a Chair professor of Russian language and literature at Istanbul University, believes that the most important task in studying Russian language at the present stage is mastering not only the language system, but also history, literature and culture of the Russian people. We talked with the scholar researching Russian-Turkish cultural relations about Russian émigrés in Turkey, translations of Russian literature into Turkish, and how much Russian language and Russian culture are in demand in Turkey today.
The Gzhel Moscow folk dance ensemble welcomed the New Year in Verona and will tour Italy almost until the end of January. The Gzhel was performing in China during the part of December. One of the most touring folk ensembles in Russia spends abroad six months or more per year. And the political upheavals of recent years had little to no effect on its touring schedule.
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