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Visit |  Culture |  23.01.21

Porcelain Figures to Be Sold for Almost 3 Million Rubles

A Chelyabinsk resident published an advertisement for the sale of porcelain figurines on one of the ads websites, cheltv reports.  The collection consists of 83 pieces and is in perfect condition according to the description provided by the seller. It is clarified that it has been collected for more than ten years, and the figurines

Visit |  Culture |  19.01.21

Russians Celebrate Epiphany

Baptism, or Epiphany, is one of the main holidays celebrated among Orthodox Christians on January 19 and dedicated to the baptism of Jesus Christ in the water of the Jordan River by John the Baptist, millionpodarkov reports.  It is noted that the traditional and indispensable rite on the holiday was the consecration of water, and

Visit |  Culture |  14.01.21

Russians Celebrate Old New Year

On the night of January 13-14, Russians celebrate the old New Year. This holiday came to Russian culture along with the old style of chronology, kultura.rf reports.   In 1918, the Bolshevik government decided to change the calendar. At that time, tsarist Russia lived according to the Julian calendar, and Europe according to the Gregorian calendar.

Insight |  Culture |  14.01.21

Monument Dedicated to Engineer Erected in Rostov

In Rostov, on Gorky Street, a monument to an engineer was erected at the entrance to the building of one of the leading electric repair enterprises in Russia, Sevkavelektroremont OJSC. At the feet of a man in a formal suit and with a briefcase, there is a sign with a quote from the German engineer,

Visit |  Culture |  13.01.21

Russian Press Day Celebrated by Media Workers

On January 13, Russia celebrates the professional holiday of workers of periodicals and mass media, called the Day of the Russian Press. Since 1997, traditionally on this day, the award of the President of Russia in the field of media and grants to support the projects of young journalists has been awarded, calend.ru reports.   It

Visit |  Places to Visit |  12.01.21

Defence Battle Panorama Parts to Be Returned to Sevastopol

The panorama to the 50th anniversary of the First Defence of Sevastopol during the Crimean War was written by Franz Roubaud, who is considered to be the founder of the Russian school of battle and panoramic painting. The fragments of the panorama are planned to be returned to Sevastopol from Moscow in 2021, where they

Insight |  Culture |  05.01.21

Chinese Priest to Create Orthodox Community in Amur Region

The priest Chzhan Dimitry Linsen is a native of China and was born in the vicinity of Beijing. One day, his grandmother scolded his father for not believing in God. The young man remembered the anger with which those words sounded since such emotions were unusual for his reserved grandmother, TASS reports.  Chzhan recalled this case quite

Visit |  Events |  04.01.21

Nizhny Novgorod Residents to Celebrate Sakharov’s 100th Anniversary

In the coming year, the Nizhny Novgorod Region will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Academician Andrey Sakharov. More than 95 million rubles will be spent for these purposes, according to the press service of the regional government with reference to the Minister of Culture of the region Oleg Berkovich.  It is noted

Videos |  Culture |  01.01.21

Russian Cosmonauts Sent New Year Congratulations from ISS [Video]

Russian cosmonauts, Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, who are now on board the International Space Station, congratulated all the inhabitants of the planet on the upcoming holidays, TASS reports.    Russian cosmonauts wished all the residents of their multinational country and the world take care of themselves and their loved ones, be healthy, attentive to

Visit |  Culture |  28.12.20

Experts Studied Russians’ Attitude to President’s New Year Speech

In the President’s New Year speech, Russians would like to hear something good and encouraging, as well as news of an increase in wages and pensions or a halt in the rise in prices for communal services and food products. Also, people expect to hear the wishes of good health and the pandemic to be

Visit |  Events |  27.12.20

Rare Christmas Tree Decorations from USSR Shown in Novosibirsk

Exhibition-nostalgia entitled “When the Tree Was Big” is open in the Novosibirsk Museum of Local Lore, VN.ru reports with reference to the deputy director of the museum for scientific work Yulia Shuklina. Right at the entrance, visitors can see toys on clothespins.  According to the expert, in the pre-revolutionary period, the Christmas tree was put

Visit |  Culture |  26.12.20

Experts Studied Role of New Year in Russia

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Foundation conducted a study of the role of New Year’s celebration in the life of Russians. According to the results of the study, 86% of Russians will celebrate the New Year at home, 5% will visit friends or relatives, and another 4% will work.  In general, almost all Russians

Visit |  Culture |  24.12.20

Russians Shared New Year Wishes

On New Year’s Eve, residents of Russia would like to wish health to their loved ones and pandemic to be over, Izvestia reports with reference to the results of a survey conducted by the Institute for Social Analysis and Forecasting of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).   According to the