Russians support Beirut residents affected by explosion1
05.08.2020 More than 100 people died, about 4,000 residents of the city were injured.
Russians support Beirut residents affected by explosion
Russian half marathon enters Guinness Book of Records2
03.08.2020 More than 100,000 people in 80 Russian cities took part in it.
Russian half marathon enters Guinness Book of Records
Russia resumes flights to UK, Turkey, Tanzania and Abkhazia3
03.08.2020 The possibility of resuming regular flights is currently being discussed with another 30 states.
Russia resumes flights to UK, Turkey, Tanzania and Abkhazia
Russian and American scientists to cooperate on COVID-194
31.07.2020 Scientific institutions will strengthen and expand cooperation in all areas related to the coronavirus.
Russian and American scientists to cooperate on COVID-19
Ancient Cities Forum opens in Ryazan5
30.07.2020 Some cities and settlements of the region are more than 500 years old.
Ancient Cities Forum opens in Ryazan
Dubna, the town of physicists, was founded on July 24, 1946, in the very north of the Moscow region. Previously the most secret one, now it has turned into the most famous science town in Russia.
The Youth Talks debate club at the Center for the Benelux Languages and Cultures has launched its new session on July 17th. The Center director Maria Pushkova and students Anna Balashova and Daniil Volkov talk about their projects, for the most part associated with commemoration of World War 2 and the Belgian Resistance.
The World Chess Day is celebrated annually on July 20. Today it brings together amateurs and professionals of the ancient game, even if over a virtual board only. This day has been marked by series of international online-tournaments opened in Russia and abroad. Russian compatriots are going to launch the Chess Friendship Cup today.
Holding a contest in the midst of the pandemic is rather challenging, but it is the kind of thing you do for children who have bilingual schooling and live in bilingual environment. Tatiana Henderson-Stewart, the principal of Cherry Orchard Russian School in London, told us about Once I Dreamt contest. They even had to make additional categories of prizes because children wrote very interesting works about their dreams and imaginings, and all the writings were so unique.
The Hollywood has seen a lot of celebrities with Russian names – Kirk Douglas, a Hollywood legend and star of Spartacus, was born as Issur Danielovitch, and Oscar-winning Helen Mirren is delighted to be called Elena Vasilievna. The one might think that Yul Brynner, a star of The King and I, spent his whole life trying to forget that he had been born in Vladivostok as Yuliy Borisovich Briner, though, according to the eyewitnesses, he spoke fluent Russian until his dying day.
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