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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

Events | Business | Technology  | 13.09.21

Robot-Guide Invites Samara Residents for Excursions


A Russian robot from the Skolkovo resident company has started working in the multimedia historical park “Russia – My History” in Samara, TASS reports with reference to the Development Director of the ‘Promobot’ company Oleg Kivokurtsev.   It is noted that the robot performs the functions of a consulting guide telling visitors about the history of

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

Culture | Events | Visit  | 16.08.21

Historical Reconstruction Festival Started in Kaluga


The two-day festival of historical reconstruction dedicated to the 650th anniversary of Kaluga has started in the city, TASS reports. Historical scenes, masterclasses, and photo zones were arranged on different city sites.  It is noted that the festival of historical reconstruction “Kaluga Through the Centuries” has opened in the central part of the regional centre.

Culture | Visit  | 08.06.21

Russians Celebrate Social Worker’s Day


Social Worker’s Day is celebrated in Russia today, on June 8, 2021. The holiday was established by decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 27, 2000, and on June 8, 1701, Peter I signed a decree on the creation of the first state almshouse for the poor, sick, and elderly who needed care.  As

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 01.06.21

Toy Story: Russian Defence Plants Create Products for Children


On International Children’s Day, which is traditionally celebrated on June 1, TASS told about the enterprises of the military-industrial complex of Russia which are engaged in the manufacture and release of various goods for children.   In the Soviet Union, where the defence industry enterprises possessed the main production potential, the production of children’s toys was

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 08.05.21

Roskomnadzor Demanded From Google Remove Restrictions From ‘Heroes’ Street’


Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media, Roskomnadzor (RKN), has sent a letter to the management of Google LLC demanding to remove the restriction on access to the “Heroes’ Street” application, owned by the State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company ‘Saratov’.   According to the RKN, the application which contains information about

Culture | Events | Visit | Omsk  | 04.05.21

Almost 5,000 Omsk Residents Wrote ‘Victory Dictation’


On April 29, the United Russia’s International Patriotic Action “Victory Dictation” was held. This year, 80 countries joined the action, including 31 states where the dictation was written offline, om1 reports. The content of the assignments was developed by historians and dedicated to the events of the first year of the Great Patriotic War.   In

Events | Culture | Fun  | 06.04.21

Muscovites Invited to Participate in Local History Dictation


On April 18, 2021, the DiscoverMoscow portal will host the ‘Moscow Code’ intellectual dictation of local lore, according to the Moskva City News Agency.  According to the Head of the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage, Alexei Yemelyanov, this unique project allows people to test their knowledge about Moscow, as well as learn new historical facts

Culture | Visit  | 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