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Visit |  Culture |  12.03.21

Russian Youth: Traditions Should Be Respected and Superstitions Avoided

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre conducted a survey among residents of Russia aimed at studying people’s attitudes towards national holidays in general and Maslenitsa in particular.  According to the results of the study, among all traditions and rituals, Maslenitsa celebrations are in second place in popularity among Russians (they are observed by

Insight |  Culture |  11.03.21

Most Russian Women Dreamed About Flowers on March 8

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey among Russian women and found out how many of them received the presents they were dreaming about on Women’s Day.   On March 8, 2021, most women in Russia received flowers as a gift (66 per cent), which is the most popular and desired

Insight |  Culture |  11.03.21

Russian Women Named Top Presents From Bosses on March 8

Experts of the Rabota.ru job search service, together with the specialists of the SberMarket delivery service, conducted a study and found out what gifts for March 8 are most often received by women in Russia. In general, three-quarters of respondents (76 per cent) say that gender holidays are always celebrated in their companies.  It is

Videos |  Culture |  08.03.21

Russian Cosmonauts Congratulated Women on March 8 [Video]

Russian cosmonauts, Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and Sergey Ryzhikov, congratulated Russian women on March 8 from the International Space Station. The video was published on the Roscosmos official website.    “Dear women, lovely mothers, grandmothers, sisters, dear wives and daughters! We congratulate you on the beginning of spring! Spring is a time of renewal, awakening, and flourishing

Visit |  Events |  06.03.21

Multimedia Guide Appeared at Tchaikovsky House-Museum

As part of the “Culture” national project, a multimedia guide with augmented reality technology was used in the Tchaikovsky House-Museum, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Moscow region reports.   It is specified that the introduction of a multimedia guide will allow visitors to learn a lot about the exhibits of the

Visit |  Culture |  04.03.21

Russians Getting Ready for Maslenitsa Celebration

Russians call farewell to winter “Maslenitsa” and fill the celebration of this holiday with joyful expectations of spring. The date of the holiday changes every year depending on the date of the Easter celebration. In 2021, Maslenitsa will last from March 8 to March 14.   Russians believe that during the whole week of Maslenitsa one

Visit |  Culture |  28.02.21

Portal for Learning Languages to Be Launched in Yakutia 2021

In 2021, the Federal Institute of the Native Languages ​​of the Peoples of the Russian Federation will develop an educational portal for studying the languages ​​of the indigenous peoples of the North, TASS reports with reference to the Head of the Centre for Nomadic Education Natalya Sitnikova.  According to Sitnikova, more than half of the

Visit |  Culture |  25.02.21

Russians Choose: February 23 or March 8?

The experts of the Rabota.ru job search service conducted a study and found out how the residents of Russia relate to gender holidays, and what they know about their origin.   The results of the study showed that 52 per cent of Russian residents positively assess Defender of the Fatherland Day, 5 per cent of respondents

Visit |  Culture |  21.02.21

Chinese Man Named Most Delicious Food in Russia

The Chinese man shared his gastronomic preferences in Russia and named the top 5 most delicious products in the country, VM.ru reports with reference to the ‘Sohu’ Chinese portal.  The man noted that Russian-made canned fish favourably differ from Chinese ones in their aroma and delicate taste. He also advised trying Russian sausage, which, in

Visit |  Events |  19.02.21

Almost 100 Soviet Posters About Space Shown in Moscow

In the Moscow ‘Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre’ at VDNKh, the exhibition “The First in the World” will be opened, the press service of the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNKh) reported.  According to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Natalya Sergunina, the exhibition has been prepared on the basis of stock materials from the

Visit |  Events |  19.02.21

Almost 2,000 Digitized Paintings Presented by Tretyakov Gallery

About two thousand paintings are presented in the “My Tretyakovka” new digital project of the State Tretyakov Gallery, TASS reports with reference to the Director-General of the Museum Zelfira Tregulova. According to her, each piece will be accompanied by an interesting text from researchers.  “Once again, I want to emphasize that this is the first

Visit |  Culture |  10.02.21

Russia Celebrates Diplomat’s Day

Every year on February 10, Russia celebrates the professional holiday, the Diplomat’s Day. This day was established by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, on October 31, 2002.   It is noted that currently, Russia maintains diplomatic relations with 193 countries of the world (the data as of December 2018) and

Insight |  Culture |  29.01.21

Experts Listed Most Popular Names of Siberians’ Ancestors

It is believed that the Russian people settled on the banks of the Ob River, on the site of the future Novosibirsk, in the era of Peter the Great. It is known that the Cossack Fyodor Krenitsyn founded the first Russian village there in 1710 and became famous for his agricultural achievements, VN.ru reports.   It