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Russia International | Videos  | 14.12.21

Monument to Fyodor Dostoevsky Opened in Florence [Video]


Today, on December 14, a monument to the great Russian writer, Fyodor Dostoevsky, who lived in this city in August 1862 and from December 1868 to August 1869, was unveiled in Florence. There, the writer finished one of his most famous novels, The Idiot.  The monument appeared in the historical Cascine Park (Parco Delle Cascine).

Culture | Events | Visit  | 24.04.21

Monument to Heroes Died on Ussuri River Appeared in Vladivostok


The monument to the defenders of the Fatherland who died in 1969 as a result of the border incident on the Ussuri River was opened in Vladivostok today, on April 24, 2021. The names of the senior lieutenants of the 57th frontier detachment, the Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously) Ivan Strelnikov, and the Commander

Recommended | Culture | Insight | Rostov  | 14.01.21

Monument Dedicated to Engineer Erected in Rostov


In Rostov, on Gorky Street, a monument to an engineer was erected at the entrance to the building of one of the leading electric repair enterprises in Russia, Sevkavelektroremont OJSC. At the feet of a man in a formal suit and with a briefcase, there is a sign with a quote from the German engineer,

Insight | Events | Around Russia  | 03.12.20

Monument to Outstanding Hockey Player Erected in Ulyanovsk


A memorial bas-relief to Yuri Fedorov, an Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR, two-time World and European Champion, a veteran of the Torpedo Hockey Club, appeared on the walls of the ‘Leader’ Sports and Entertainment Centre in Ulyanovsk.  The Nizhny Novgorod club reported that Fedorov was born in Ulyanovsk. His first team was the

Recommended | Insight | Rostov  | 11.09.20

New Sculpture Dedicated to University Graduates Appeared in Rostov


On the day of celebration of the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the Don State Technical University, in front of its main building, the opening of the sculptural composition “Graduates” took place. The authors of the monument were a team of Rostov sculptors and architects, the press service of the university reports.   The sculptural

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 07.09.20

Monument at Tatar Drama Theatre Opened in Nizhnekamsk


A young sculptor from Kazan, Artur Davydov, created a monument that depicts an old man and a boy whose faces, according to the idea, resembles the face of the Tatar playwright, Tufan Minnullin, whose name the theatre bears. The figures are made of bronze, the height of the composition is more than two metres, KazanFirst

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 03.07.20

World’s First Couriers Monument Appeared in Moscow


The world’s first courier monument appeared in Moscow, on the territory of the “Association of Ryabovskaya Manufactory” in Kholodilny Lane. The sculpture was erected as a sign of gratitude for the couriers’ work during the coronavirus pandemic, RIA News reported.  It is noted that this monument is the first one in the world dedicated specifically