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Fun |  Music |  12.04.21

Roscosmos Created Cosmonauts’ Playlist

Sberbank together with the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation, launched a number of initiatives dedicated to Cosmonautics Day. The main one is a special project “Travel in Space”, the press service of the space corporation reports.  It is noted that on the project’s website, users can go on a journey to distant planets using the products

Videos |  Events |  12.04.21

Russian Schoolchildren Visited Vostochny Cosmodrome Online [Video]

On the eve of Cosmonautics Day, the Institute for Study of Childhood, Family and Education of the Russian Academy of Education, together with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and the Centre for the Operation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities, prepared a video tutorial from the Vostochny Cosmodrome for Russian schoolchildren, the press

Videos |  Events |  12.04.21

Over 500 Drones Depicted Gagarin’s Flight Into Space [Video]

In Veliky Novgorod, more than 500 drones depicted Gagarin’s flight into space, and a video of a beautiful event was posted on the VK-Page of the Governor of the Novgorod Region Andrey Nikitin.    A very special show dedicated to Cosmonautics Day took place in Veliky Novgorod. More than 500 luminous drones were launched there

Videos |  Celebrities |  12.04.21

Russian Creativity: How Would Gagarin’s Instagram Look Like? [Video]

60 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first cosmonaut of the planet Earth. Today, Russians say hello from the alternative 1961 and imagine what would be if people had smartphones and social networks that time.  In the video, its creators show how Yuri Gagarin’s Instagram account could look like, in what manner he could behave

Videos |  Music |  12.04.21

Briton Wrote Song About Yuri Gagarin [Video]

The songwriter, Julian Plested, from Britain wrote a song dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the flight of the first man into space. He recorded the song “Yuri” with his group under the pseudonym Julz, RIA News reports.    “My mother and I were very delighted with the development of the Soviet space programme. I

Videos |  Music |  12.04.21

Russian Cosmonauts Send Congratulations on Cosmonautics Day From ISS [Video]

Roscosmos cosmonauts, Sergey Ryzhikov, Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, Oleg Novitsky, and Pyotr Dubrov, who are onboard the International Space Station (ISS), congratulated everyone on the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight into space, the state space corporation’s press service reports.    On April 12, the world celebrates Cosmonautics Day. In 2021, it is 60 years since the

Fun |  Sports |  11.04.21

Women’s Hockey Revived in Chelyabinsk

Women’s hockey is being revived in Chelyabinsk, chelTV reports. Along with “Chelmet” and “Polar Bears” in the system of the ‘Traktor’ club in the new season will appear the new team.   It is noted that women’s hockey in Chelyabinsk began to develop actively in the mid-90s. Since that time, the team had the names “Metelitsa”

Fun |  Sports |  10.04.21

Yachtsmen From Primorye Won Medals at All-Russian Competitions

The second stage of the Russian Sailing Cup in Olympic yacht classes and the Sochi regatta have come to an end in Sochi. More than 300 athletes from 19 regions of the country came to the competition. According to the results of the competition, the Primorye athletes won two gold and one bronze medals, the

Fun |  Sports |  09.04.21

Russian Curlers Beat Scottish Team in World Cup Match

The Russian men’s curling team defeated the Scottish team in the group stage match of the World Cup held in Calgary, Canada. The meeting ended with the victory of the Russians with a score of 9:2.   It is noted that the Russian team in this match was represented by Sergey Glukhov, Evgeny Klimov, Dmitry Mironov,

Fun |  Events |  08.04.21

Space Dictation to Be Held in Moscow

On April 11, Moscow will host the First All-Russian Space Dictation at VDNKh, which will include 30 questions from various fields of knowledge, the press service of the exhibition reports.   It is noted that this year the space dictation received the status of an All-Russian one for the first time. It will be conducted by

Fun |  Events |  07.04.21

Russians Celebrate Runet’s Birthday

On April 7, 1994, the first website registered with the .RU domain name appeared in the world. This date is considered the date of birth of a huge segment of the World Wide Web, Runet. From that moment on, Russia officially became a part of the World Virtual Community.  However, it can be said that

Fun |  Culture |  06.04.21

Muscovites Invited to Participate in Local History Dictation

On April 18, 2021, the DiscoverMoscow portal will host the ‘Moscow Code’ intellectual dictation of local lore, according to the Moskva City News Agency.  According to the Head of the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage, Alexei Yemelyanov, this unique project allows people to test their knowledge about Moscow, as well as learn new historical facts

Fun |  Sports |  06.04.21

More Than Half Russians Do Sport

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented survey data on the favourite sports of Russians. According to the survey, more than half of Russians do some kind of sport (56 per cent).   It turned out that more often than other age groups, Russian youth goes in for sports (18-24 years old, 71