Tag Soviet Union

Russian Foreign Ministry: Japan Cannot Look Straight in the Eyes of History

The provocative action was organized near the Russian Embassy in Tokyo on the occasion of the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s entry into the war against militaristic Japan, Sputnik reports. In the opinion of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s officials, the protest action was held with the connivance of the Japanese authorities.   “Such actions carried out

Events | Fun | Movies  | 07.07.21

Free Screenings of Soviet Cinema to Be Held in Kaliningrad Region

Free screening of Soviet films will be organized in the Kaliningrad region, TASS reports. The organizers of the project were the regional Ministry of Culture and Tourism, together with the State Film Fund of the Russian Federation and the regional festival directorate.   It is promised that until the end of the year, once a week

Recommended | Insight | Samara  | 03.10.20

New Graffiti With Soviet Heroes Appeared in Samara

Portraits of three heroes of the Great Patriotic War appeared on Uritskogo Street in Samara. These are the People’s Artist of the USSR Mikhail Pugovkin, the pilot Olga Sanfirova, and the leader of the Soviet aircraft industry Dmitry Vorfolomeev, 63.ru reports. The project itself is aimed at creating graffiti on the facades of residential buildings

Fun | Movies  | 09.05.20

Most Popular War Movies of Mosfilm Cinema Concern

Russian film studio ‘Mosfilm’ compiled the rating of the most popular war films, which are more often chosen for viewing by users of the YouTube channel of the studio, RIA News reports.  The films “Star” (13.8 million views), “Road to Berlin” (13.4 million), “They Fought for Their Motherland” (more than 10 million views) turned out

Insight | St. Petersburg  | 08.05.20

Over 120 Monuments Presented to Leningrad Region for Victory Day

More than 120 monuments were presented to St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region for the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory, the Nevskiye Novosti reports. In general, there were installed and renovated more than 200 monuments in a year. At the moment, work is underway to create a bronze bust for the Admiral of the

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 28.04.20

Yakut Diamond Named in Honour of Soviet Union Hero

A big diamond mined in Yakutia was given the name of Hero of the Soviet Union Grigory Kuznetsov, SakhaLife reports.  A year ago, in preparation for the 100th anniversary of the founding of Yakutia, there was launched an action to name 100 diamonds mined in the republic in honour of the outstanding Yakutians. The largest

Recommended | Fun | Movies  | 23.04.20

First 3D Cartoon About Cheburashka Created in Japan

Animators from Japan have created a new short film about the Soviet animation character Cheburashka. All cartoon characters speak Japanese, and the video is made in 3D animation. It is reported by the publication Anime News Network. This is not the first project about Cheburashka, which was created in Japan. 17 years ago, the Japanese

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 20.02.20

Forgotten Things from USSR Presented at Novosibirsk Exhibition

Legendary things are presented in the museum of the USSR, VN.RU reports. According to the guide, in the USSR, everything performed not only its function but was also a reliable assistant to the Soviet people, according to the principle “old friends are best”.  Some things were so reliable that it is difficult to replace them

Events | Visit  | 21.01.20

Photo Exhibition in Memory of Holocaust Victims Opened in Moscow

A photo exhibition entitled “The Holocaust: Destruction, Liberation, Salvation”, dedicated to the memory of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp by Soviet troops, opened on January 20, on Nikolskaya Street, reports VM.RU.  The exhibition collected materials from museums in more than 20 countries, highlighting in detail the role of the Red Army in the

Recommended | Insight | Chelyabinsk  | 20.01.20

Chelyabinsk Smallest Cars Ready for Races

Enthusiasts rebuild Soviet pedal cars that were produced in Chelyabinsk and organize miniature speed festivals in Crimea. Bolides are collected throughout the country. All cars are over 30 years old.  Pedal cars for children produced famous Soviet car factories. Sports car “Raduga” (“Rainbow”) from Chelyabinsk weighed more than 13 kilograms and speeded up to eight

Recommended | Moscow | Insight | Technology  | 07.01.20

Electronic File-cabinet of Fallen in Battle for Moscow Militias to be Created in 2020

In Moscow, in 2020, an electronic file-cabinet of fallen people’s militias and other participants in the Battle for Moscow, who were buried as unknown, will be created.  This was reported by the senior methodologist of the capital’s Center for Patriotic Education Lyudmila Kozlova. A consolidated electronic file cabinet will be created as part of the