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Belarusian President’s Statement Considered a Recognition of Crimea as Russian Territory

The statement of the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, about Crimea during a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State is the recognition of the peninsula as the territory of Russia, according to the Belarusian parliamentarian, Chairman of the Standing Committee on International Affairs of the House of Representatives Andrei Savinykh.   Commenting

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

Russia International | Videos  | 09.09.21

Russia Participated in Counter-Terrorist Operation During Military Training in Kyrgyzstan [Video]  

The rapid deployment collective forces of the Central Asian Collective Security Region of the CSTO conducted a joint counter-terrorism operation in Kyrgyzstan during the military training with the participation of the Kazakh, Tajik, Kyrgyz, and Russian military personnel, RIA Novosti reports.   It is specified that the participants of the exercise conducted a joint counter-terrorism

Insight | Around Russia  | 27.01.21

Russians Named Main Factors Uniting People

Experts from the Romir research holding conducted a survey among the inhabitants of Russia and found out what, in their opinion, unites the Russian people.  According to the results of the survey, 26 per cent of respondents consider the common history of the country to be the main unifying factor of the people. It is

Culture | Visit  | 03.11.20

Unique Canvas Sewn in Novosibirsk for National Unity Day

Residents of the Kuibyshevsky district of Novosibirsk sewed a panel of scraps with images of national ornaments. About 100 people used more than 60 items to create an original handmade canvas, VN.ru reports.  In total, about 30 nationalities live on the territory of the Kuibyshevsky district. Most of them are Russians, Tatars, Germans, Ukrainians, Kazakhs,

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 03.11.20

Russians Named Main Symbols Uniting Nation

Russians are united by belonging to the great folk, love for their Motherland, anthem, coat of arms, and flag, according to the results of the survey of the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM), dedicated to the National Unity Day.  According to analysts, 10 per cent of respondents named people as the main symbol of

Recommended | Events | Culture | Fun  | 10.05.20

Kazan Residents Sang Victory Song Together from Home

Kazan residents supported the action #PoyemDvorom (“#SingWithWholeYard”) and sang from their windows and balconies David Tukhmanov’s song to the verses of Vladimir Kharitonov “Victory Day”, which is considered the main one of the holiday, KazanFirst reports.  At 7 pm after the All-Russian minute of silence, Kazan residents began to go out on balconies with portraits

Recommended | Fun | Music  | 07.05.20

Russians in Self-Isolation to Sing ‘Victory Day’ Song Together

Russian Ministry of Culture called on country residents to sing David Tukhmanov’s song to the verses of Vladimir Kharitonov “Victory Day” as part of the All-Russian action #SingingVictoryDay, the Ministry’s official website reports. It is stated that the song can be performed standing on the balcony or by the window, holding traditional standards or photographs