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Visit |  Culture |  01.08.20

New Military Glory Day Appeared in Russia

The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed a law, according to which a new day of military glory is introduced in the country. Now, every year on October 9 all Russians will celebrate the Day of the defeat of Nazi troops by Soviet soldiers in the battle for the Caucasus in 1943, the

Insight |  Culture |  24.07.20

Immortal Regiment Action in Rostov Held on Combine Harvesters

In the Rostov region, the Immortal Regiment action, which is annually held in honour of the Great Patriotic War participants, was held in an unusual format. The action was timed to coincide with the end of the harvest, the Rostov Region Government official VK-Page reported. In the middle of the field, 15 combines, on the

Visit |  Culture |  19.07.20

Cynologists Told About Most Popular Dog Names in Russia

The Russian Cynological Federation (RKF) has compiled a rating of the most popular dog names in the country. According to the president of the organization, Vladimir Golubev, the top 3 most popular names based on data for this year includes Oscar, Jasmine, and Olivia.  “A name for a pet is the most often used command,

Visit |  Events |  18.07.20

75-Metre St. George Ribbon to Fly Around Russia

Motor glider pilots from the Petersburg team “Flight 2020” flew over Novosibirsk, carrying in the sky a huge 75-metre St. George ribbon in honour of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The route of 9,700 kilometres prepared by a team of pilots on motorized paragliders and paralets is aimed to cover

Visit |  Culture |  13.07.20

Russian Experts Analysed Top Names 2020

By the beginning of 2020, the names Miron, Anton, Kira, Olga, Yulia, and Victor rose noticeably in the ranking of the most popular Russian names, while Amalia and Igor lost their positions. The name Alexander still holds the top place among all the male names for 30 years, and the leader of female names remains

Visit |  Culture |  12.07.20

Moscow Educational Complex to Show 1941 Parade Picture

The First Moscow Educational Complex will tell about its exhibits as part of the long-term programme “The Victory Museum School”, the official website of the Moscow Victory Museum reported.  One of the unique exhibits is a photograph of the famous photojournalist, Alexander Ustinov, which he took during the parade on Red Square on May 1,

Visit |  Events |  11.07.20

Victory Parade 1945: Moscow Victory Museum Created New Online Tour

The Moscow Victory Museum created an online tour dedicated to the legendary procession of 1945. Viewers will see pictures and videos of the parade from the archive of the Ministry of Defence which were not previously presented to the public. The guide will tell viewers where they sewed ceremonial uniforms for 40,000 people, how the

Insight |  Culture |  20.06.20

Flowers Decorate Moscow for Great Victory Anniversary

In Moscow in honour of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory were planted more than 650 square metres of art flower beds, RG reports.  Flower planting ended on June 10, 2020. Landscape designers created floral pictures that symbolize Victory. It is noted that there are over 33 million flowers of 42 species now decorate

Visit |  Events |  07.06.20

Today Orthodox Christians Celebrate Holy Trinity Day

On the 50th day after Easter, Orthodox believers celebrate Holy Trinity Day or Pentecost, TASS reports. Since the date of Easter is floating, the Trinity falls on different dates. In 2020, Holy Trinity Day is celebrated on June 7.  According to the New Testament, before the Ascension to the Kingdom of Heaven, Jesus Christ promised

Visit |  Culture |  06.06.20

News Words Frequently Used by Russians for Last 10 Years

Yandex specialists compiled a list of new words that have become popular over the past decade in Russia. This list is dedicated to the Day of the Russian Language which is traditionally celebrated on June 6, the company’s Facebook-Page reports.   The ranking is based on how often Web users searched for the meanings of new

Visit |  Events |  31.05.20

All-Russian Flash Mob: Russia Through Eyes of Children

Moscow Victory Museum invites children from 5 to 12 years old to participate in the All-Russian flash mob “Russia Through the Eyes of Children”. The action is held from May 25 to June 10 and is dedicated to the Children’s Day, the museum’s website reported.  To participate in a flash mob, one needs to shoot

Visit |  Culture |  27.05.20

Russian Philologist Explained Changes in Language Appeared During Pandemic

The National Research University professor, Maksim Krongauz, explained what changes the coronavirus pandemic made in the Russian language, Nation News reports. The scientist said that the new words are divided into three directions.  “The first is administrative and medical terminology. Medical terms are primarily the names of the virus: “coronavirus”, “COVID”. And administrative terms: “quarantine,”

Visit |  Events |  24.05.20

Telethon in Honour of Slavic Writing Creators to Be Held in Moscow

On the day of memory of the Slavic writing creators, the saints Equal to the Apostles Cyril and Methodius, which is celebrated on May 24, a television marathon will be held in Russia, the Spas TV Channel reports.  This year Slavic writing celebrates 1,157 years. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, on