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Videos |  Events |  13.07.21

Baikal Great Swim Participants Finished in Irkutsk [Video]

A team of eight swimmers from different countries finished in Irkutsk today, on Tuesday, July 13, having swum 120 km on Lake Baikal without wetsuits, TASS reports. The swim was carried out in order to draw attention to the ecological problems of Lake Baikal which was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996

Visit |  Events |  07.07.21

Russians Celebrate Ivan Kupala Holiday

The Slavic folk holiday of Ivan Kupala is celebrated on July 7. It is dedicated to the flowering of nature and the summer solstice. The holiday coincides with the Nativity of John the Baptist who predicted the birth of Jesus Christ and then baptized him in the waters of the Jordan, vtomske reports.  The culmination

Visit |  Events |  22.06.21

Germans Admired Putin’s Article for Die Zeit

The article “Being Open Despite the Past” by Russian President, Vladimir Putin, was published today, on the Day of Memory and Sorrow, in the German online newspaper Die Zeit to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War.   In the article, Putin stressed that Russia is open to honest and

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Memory Line: Moscow Lit 1,418 Candles in Memory of War Heroes

The annual action dedicated to the beginning of the Great Patriotic War is being held today in Russia in honour of the Day of Memory and Sorrow. Thus, country residents pay tribute to their ancestors who fell in the battles for the Fatherland. The selected number of candles (1,418) symbolizes the number of days of

Visit |  Events |  21.06.21

Today Yakut People Meet New Year

Today, on June 21, 2021, the Republic of Sakha celebrates Ysyakh (Yhyakh) which is also known as the Yakut New Year. This day is annually declared an official day off by the decision of the President of Yakutia, barnaul-altai reports. It is associated with the cult of the solar deity and fertility, therefore this holiday

Visit |  Events |  21.06.21

Russians Celebrated Holy Trinity Day

On June 20, 2021, Orthodox Russians celebrated the Holy Trinity Day, a holiday dedicated to the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles on the fiftieth day after the Resurrection of Christ, rg.ru. The holiday is considered a big one in Christianity, so many people usually try to avoid working on that day.  It

Visit |  Events |  16.06.21

Russian IT Technologies to Be Studied in Tajikistan

Russian IT technologies presented at the IT forum in Ugra (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) must be studied for possible implementation in the higher education system of Tajikistan, as stated by the republic’s general consul in Yekaterinburg Zafar Sayidzoda, TASS reports.   The XII International IT Forum with the participation of the BRICS and SCO countries is being

Videos |  Events |  12.06.21

Cosmonauts Send Congratulations From ISS on Day of Russia [Video]

The crew members of the 65th long-term expedition, cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, congratulated compatriots on the Day of Russia. A video with the congratulations is published on the official website of Roscosmos. “Every year the meaning and significance of this holiday becomes more and more important for us, close, consonant with our heartfelt

Visit |  Events |  09.06.21

Sputnik V Creators Received State Science Prize

The State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology for 2020 was awarded by the decree of the President of Russia to the creators of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, RIA Novosti reports.  It is clarified that the award was given to the director of the Gamaleya Research Centre for

Visit |  Events |  08.06.21

Today Russians Celebrate Day of Karelia

Every year on June 8, Russians celebrate the Day of the Republic of Karelia. Each time a new municipal district is chosen as a venue for large-scale events on this occasion. In 2019, Medvezhyegorsk became the capital of the celebrations and in 2020 it was Petrozavodsk, RIA FAN reports.   Karelia is a constituent entity of

Visit |  Events |  04.06.21

Putin: No Deaths Recorded From Russian AntiCovid Vaccine

During the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that after the use of the Russian vaccine, not a single fatal outcome was recorded, TASS reports.  The President said that now every adult citizen of the Russian Federation has the opportunity to get vaccinated as comfortably as possible, voluntarily, and free of

Visit |  Events |  03.06.21

Most Massive Religious Procession Takes Place in Russia

Celebrations in honour of the acquisition of the miraculous Velikoretskaya icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker began in the Vyatka diocese today. The traditional Velikoretsky religious procession is held in a new format in compliance with the restrictions imposed in connection with the coronavirus pandemic, RIA Novosti reported.  According to church tradition, in 1383, on

Visit |  Events |  31.05.21

Unmanned Aerotaxi Project Presented in Sevastopol

The project of the Russian unmanned aerial taxi is presented at the ‘Intellect of Machines and Mechanisms’ exhibition in Sevastopol, RIA Novosti reports. The developers of the project are the “Problem Laboratory “Turbomachines” and the research laboratory “Flight Dynamics and Control of Unmanned Aircraft Systems”.   “New principles of aerodynamics, which make it possible to build