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Four Monuments to Soviet Soldiers Dismantled in Poland

In Poland, it was decided to simultaneously demolish four monuments to Soviet soldiers in different regions of the country, as stated at the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN).  “On October 27th, at 9 am (10 am Moscow time), for the first time in history, four monuments dedicated to the Red Army will be dismantled simultaneously

Culture | Fun | Music  | 10.03.22

Music Album of Northern Peoples Released in Russia

The album of ethnic electronic music “Welcome to the Arctic” based on folk songs of the peoples who live in the north, was released in Russia, which is reported on the website of the project office for the development of the Arctic.   It is noted that the album is based on the musical accompaniment of

Culture | Visit  | 22.11.21

Russian Scientists Found Ancient Roman Coins in Oka Upper Reaches

A large hoard of ancient Roman coins recently discovered in the upper reaches of the Oka River helped to better understand the connections of this region with the great empires of antiquity. Experts believe that the finds may indicate political and economic realities that have not been preserved in written sources.   One hundred and forty

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 04.11.21

Today Russians Celebrate National Unity Day

National Unity Day is traditionally celebrated in Russia on November 4. This holiday was established in 2005 and has been an official holiday since then.  On November 4 (October 22, old style), 1612, the people’s militia led by the zemstvo elder Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky liberated Moscow from the Polish invaders. With the

Russia International | Events | Culture | Movies  | 07.09.21

Russian Military Cinema Festival Started in China

The Russian Military Cinema Festival has started on Monday, September 6, in Beijing. The opening ceremony was held in a cinema on the territory of the Museum of the Communist Party of China, TASS reports.  According to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Olga Lyubimova, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation fully supports

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 13.08.21

Sergey Lavrov Sees Nothing Bad in Foreigners’ Associations With Russia

Recently, a study was published that said that, in the opinions of Russians, foreigners associate Russia primarily with bears, vodka, and the country’s President Vladimir Putin. Also on the list of associations were cold and hospitality.  Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, commented on the results of this study, saying that “there is nothing wrong with

Culture | Visit  | 21.06.21

Summer Solstice in Russia: National Traditions

Solstice is one of two days of the year when the Sun is at its greatest angular distance from the celestial equator and the Sun’s height above the horizon at noon is maximum. This results in the longest day and the shortest night (summer solstice) in one of the Earth’s hemispheres, RIA Novosti reports.  This

Recommended | Events | Culture | Fun  | 18.05.21

New Survey: Russians’ Attitude to Museums

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented the data from a survey of Russians about their interest in museums, timed to coincide with International Museum Day which is traditionally celebrated on May 18.   According to the research results, slightly less than half of Russians (46 per cent) were in a museum several

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 17.05.21

Bashkiria Received 12 Billion Rubles for Cultural Development

The consolidated budget of the cultural sphere of Bashkiria in 2020 amounted to about 12 billion rubles which became a record for the regional ministry of culture. More than half of the amount was directed to the modernization of cultural institutions, TASS reports with reference to the Minister of Culture of the republic Amina Shafikova.  

Economics | Business  | 14.05.21

Experts Revealed Salaries of Russian Cultural Institutions Heads

Among the heads of institutions subordinated to the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the artistic director of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia named after Shostakovich, Yuri Temirkanov, had the highest average monthly salary at the end of 2020 (more than 1.3 million rubles), RIA Novosti reports with reference to a document published on

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit | Rostov  | 23.04.21

Rostov University Organised Korean Culture Festival

The “Days of Korean Culture” festival has started in Rostov as part of the large-scale project “Ethnocultural Code of SFedU”. The project gives a chance to learn more about the culture of Korean people and strengthen international friendship, 1rnd reports.   “Today we are getting to know the traditions and culture of the Korean people. We