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Moscow | Insight  | 10.11.21

Moscow Schoolchildren Master Effective Work With Text

During the educational programme “Meaningful Reading“, which was launched in a pilot mode in 102 schools of Moscow, children are taught to quickly analyze the content of any text and create infographics based on what they read.   It is specified that the programme consists of five educational modules, namely, “We Read in Any Environment”, “We

Trading | Business  | 11.08.21

Most Russians Prefer Buying Books to Downloading Them Free

More than half of Russians prefer to buy books rather than download them for free, TASS reports with reference to a study conducted by the Rambler&Co media holding.   According to the authors of the study, more than half of the Russians surveyed (52 per cent) prefer legal methods of reading books, namely buying them in

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

Recommended | Culture | Insight | Around Russia  | 07.04.21

Russian Bosses Named Best Books of Their Childhood

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service surveyed 3,000 representatives of the economically active population from all districts of Russia and made the top 3 favourite children’s books of the companies’ and departments’ heads.  According to the survey results, the top 3 includes “The Adventures of Dunno and His Friends”, Russian folk tales, and “The

Events | Fun  | 27.09.20

Readers Festival Started in Chelyabinsk

The literary forum #RyzhiyFest (“RedFest”) is being held in Chelyabinsk since September 25. The event is organized for those who are not ashamed of their passion for reading, writing, and discussing books, chelTV reports. Among the amateur participants are also twenty authors from Moscow and St. Petersburg.   It is noted that more than 50 leading

Moscow | Insight  | 10.08.20

Moscow Libraries to Donate Over 160,000 Books to Citizens

Moscow libraries will donate over 162,000 books to the city residents. Muscovites will have a chance to receive works of Russian and foreign writers from 169 city libraries, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reported.  To become a participant in the action, you need to book a work of literature on the website, and

Insight | Rostov  | 03.08.20

Experts Compiled List of Rostov Convicts Favourite Books

The Federal Prison Service in the Rostov region named 10 books that convicts most often read. Libraries, with a total fund of more than 63,000 printed publications, are located in all correctional colonies and pre-trial detention centres. Reading preference ratings vary from the colony, but there are a number of writers and works that are

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 01.06.20

Children’s Summer Reading Programme to Be Held Online

Moscow libraries launched a summer reading programme dedicated to the Children’s Day, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.  To take part in the action, you need to go to the Bibliogorod website and follow simple steps indicated there. It is noted that the programme is provided for both preschoolers and high school students.

Events | Visit  | 03.05.20

Russian Celebrities Read Literary Works About War

Russian TV presenters Elena Khanga, Oksana Fedorova, Natalia Maltseva, and world synchronized swimming champion, Alla Shishkina, will take part in the ‘Victory Lines’ project, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.  On the social networks of Moscow City Park, the celebrities will read excerpts from literary works about the Great Patriotic War. Videos will

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 27.03.20

Moscow Executives Named Their Favourite Books

Vladimir Zhidkin, the head of the Department for the Development of New Territories of Moscow, recommends the book of Grigoriy Sluzhitel “The Days of the Savely Cat”, VM.RU reports. The story is dramatic but important to understand that in any situation you should believe in the best and treat your beloved ones with care.  Mikhail