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Events | Fun  | 01.09.22

Literary and Culinary Festival to Be Held in Oryol

The literary and culinary festival “Turgenevsky Berezhok” (“Turgenev Coast”) will be held in Oryol on September 18, 2022.  “Turgenevsky Berezhok” is a multi-format literary and culinary festival. It unites food producers and people interested in the history of their homeland, introduces the great Russian culture through the reconstruction of fun, treats, and features of everyday

Ukraine’s Propaganda Has No Limits Teaching Children Carry Weapons and Be Ready to Kill

Ukraine distorts history teaching schoolchildren obviously false facts. This has started in 2014 after Maidan coup and continues nowadays. As turned out, information strategies directed at children became a key focus Ukraine’s pro-Western propaganda machine, regardless of the harm caused to children’s psyche.   The story for children “Invincilble Ants” by Larisa Nitsoy is a Ukrainian

Ukraine Banned Import of 5 Russian Children’s Books

The State Committee of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine did not allow five children’s books to be imported into the country from Russia because of “propaganda of the aggressor state.”   At the end of 2016, the then president, Pyotr Poroshenko, signed a law restricting access to Ukraine of printed materials of “anti-Ukrainian content” from

Antalya Invites Visitors to Russia-Turkey Friendship Park [Video] 

An opening ceremony of a park dedicated to Russian-Turkish friendship took place on Saturday, October 23, in the district of Muratpasa, Antalya.   Sevgili komşularımız, Turizmin başkenti Antalya’mızın kalbi Muratpaşa’mızda Dünya edebiyatının ölümsüz ismi Lev Tolstoy’un büstünün de yer aldığı Türkiye-Rusya Dostluk Parkı’mızın açılışını yaptık. Muratpaşa’mıza hayırlı olsun.#LevTolstoy pic.twitter.com/U0n2om6pFt — Antalya Muratpaşa Belediyesi (@MuratpasaBld) October 23,

Recommended | Insight | Technology | Around Russia  | 08.07.21

Robot Guide Appeared in Udmurt Rural Library

A robot capable of conducting excursions and presentations, as well as photographing and recording videos has appeared in a rural library in Udmurtia, according to the head of the republic, Alexander Brechalov, on his official Twitter page.   ? Читателей библиотеки в селе Кильмезь будет встречать робот. В Сюмсинском районе продолжаются работы по созданию модельной библиотеки

Culture | Visit  | 12.06.21

Experts Named Top Most Read Russian Books Abroad

For the Day of Russia, which is traditionally celebrated on June 12, the book service LitRes conducted a study in the course of which its experts analyzed book purchases in more than 200 countries, RIA Novosti reported. Among the classic writers’ works, the first place occupied “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoevsky.  Next in the ranking

Insight | Around Russia  | 11.06.21

Russians Named Top Character Features of Writers

The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented data from a survey of Russians about how they see contemporary Russian writers. The most popular writers among Russians appeared to be Daria Dontsova (5 per cent), Boris Akunin (4 per cent), Zakhar Prilepin (4 per cent), Viktor Pelevin (3 per cent), and Tatyana Ustinova (3 per

Insight | Around Russia  | 19.05.21

Russians Approve Their Children’s Intention to Become Scientists

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey of Russians about modern science and found out that more than half of the country’s residents (60 per cent) are interested in the achievements of science and technology.  It is specified that more often than others, interest in science and technology is expressed

Events | Fun | Music | Videos  | 16.05.21

Russian Rapper Performed at Tretyakov Gallery [Video]

The concert of the Russian rap artist Noize MC took place on May 15 at the Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val as part of the Night of Museums action, TASS reports.   It is specified that the All-Russian action “Night of Museums” is held annually on the eve of the International Day of Museums on

Culture | Visit  | 08.05.21

Russians Named Most Important Books About Great Patriotic War

More than 90 per cent of Russians consider it necessary to read books about the war as part of the school curriculum, and most respondents named the novel “The Dawns Here Are Quiet” by Boris Vasilyev as the most important book, TASS reports with reference to the data provided by the MyBook service.   It is

Culture | Events | Visit  | 23.04.21

Muscovites Invited to Exhibition Dedicated to Dostoevsky’s 200th Anniversary

The exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky will present his manuscripts, personal belongings, pieces of furniture, and lifetime editions of the writer’s works. It will start its work on May 13, 2021, at the “Profitable House of the Lyuboschinsky-Vernadsky” in Moscow, TASS reports.   It is noted

Fun | Music  | 14.04.21

Russians to Listen Audio Stories About Legendary Personalities

The Storytel audiobook service is launching an audio series. This will be a reconstruction of real historical events, the participants of which were the poetesses Marina Tsvetaeva and Anna Akhmatova, the writer Fyodor Dostoevsky, and other legendary personalities, TASS reports.  It is specified that this year there will be five interesting stories to listen to.