Russia’s communication watchdog said on Monday it was opening administrative proceedings against Twitter and Facebook for failing to explain how they plan to comply with local data laws, the Interfax news agency reported. Roskomnadzor, the watchdog, was quoted as saying that Twitter and Facebook had not explained how and when they would comply with legislation…Details
Russian composer and film director will recieve the award from violist and conductor Yuri Bashmet A gala ceremony of awarding the Dmitry Shostakovich will take place in Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Concert Hall on Saturday. This year, the awardees are composer Eduard Artemyev and film director Nikita Mikhalkov, the press service of the latter said. They will…Details
The Peterhof Museum Complex is one of the most popular museums not only in Russia, but in the whole world. Even a few hours here are enough to feel the spirit of history, which still lives on and breathes in this magnificent place. As a former residence of the Russian monarchs, Peterhof brings together the…Details
According to District Administration Head Andrei Kuznetsov, road works were underway in the place where the accident happened The police have opened an investigation for the traffic accident killing 11 people in Russia’s Transbaikalia region, a source in the press service of the Regional Office of the Interior Ministry told TASS. “Investigators of the intermunicipal…Details
46-year-old Oleg Kharitonov set off from Moscow on 20 August 2014 A Russian biker has covered 110,000 kilometers solo on his motorbike reaching Africa’s south cape halfway around the world. On Sunday, Oleg Kharitonov arrived at the Russian Orthodox Church near Johannesburg, South Africa. The 46-year-old set off from Moscow on 20 August 2014. He…Details
The gigs featuring the original Dire Straits band mates Chris White and Chris Whitten will roll out hits by the legendary British act in Moscow on March 3 and in Ufa on Mar The Dire Straits Experience is a project by the legendary British rock band’s saxophone player Chris White and guitarist/vocalist Terence Reis. The…Details
The latest survey showed that 75% of Crimean Tatars are pleased with their life since the peninsula became a part of Russia Three quarters of Crimean Tatars are pleased with their life after Crimea became a part of Russia, according to a survey conducted by Russia’s Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs. “The latest survey showed…Details
The Kremlin envoy hopes that the State Duma will adopt an animal cruelty law, strengthening liability for such activities The Russian President’s special envoy for transport and the environment, Sergey Ivanov, has called for a ban on keeping wild animals as house pets and stricter safety guidelines for so-called petting zoos. In an interview with…Details
The felines will be taken to an animal shelter A pair of lion cubs have been found in an industrial district in southern Moscow, the capital’s environmental protection department said on Tuesday. “The cubs are between five and six months old. Police officers are working at the site of the discovery,” the department said. The…Details
The number of Russian kids adopted by foreign citizens in 2016 declined to a third of what it was in 2013, Chief Justice of the Russian Supreme Court Vyacheslav Lebedev said addressing a seminar meeting by the presidents of federal courts. “In 2016, courts made 13,500 rulings concerning adoption. As before, preference was given to…Details
Boris Nemtsov, the party’s co-chair, was killed in Moscow on February 28, 2015. In 2015 and 2016 About 5,000 people participate in the mourning march devoted to Boris Nemtsov, who was killed two years earlier, press service of the Moscow branch of the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. TASS correspondent reports from the site, the…Details
The three-storey mansion with 17 rooms, built in 1908, was bought by Gorbachev’s only daughter Irina Virganskaya in 2006, according to Tegernseerstimme newspaper Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has offered for sale his land plot and a mansion near Lake Tegernsee in the Bavarian Alps, German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung has reported. The Gorbachevs bought the…Details
The menu of the Kremlin canteens will include more than a dozen of Maslenitsa dishes Russian presidential administration’s catering staff will make 100,000 pancakes during Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, that began in Russia on Monday. The chefs will use traditional Russian recipes as well as their own ideas, the presidential administration’s spokeswoman Yelena Krylova told…Details
The Crimean port city is home to ancient historical landmarks and military history monuments Sevastopol has the potential to turn into the world center of military history tourism, considering that the Crimean port city is home to ancient historical landmarks and military history monuments, Sevastopol legislature deputy Alexei Chaly told TASS on Monday. “I believe…Details
All Roerich’s paintings found in Croatia are ‘in ideal condition’, the Russian Embassy to Croatia said The original painting “Idols (Pagan Rus)” by Russian painter Nicholas Roerich has been discovered at a Croatian museum, sources from the Russian Embassy to Croatia told TASS on Monday. This painting is in the frame that Roerich made himself,…Details
Design: Finla-Hous. Wood as a building material offers a great variety of architectural solutions, which demonstrates the draft, having the characteristic features of modern architecture, and this applies not only to the external aesthetics. Such method provides, in addition, and rational use of solar energy. Wide roof overhangs provide shade in the summer…Details
Dug into the ground pool attribute habitual resort.
An ancient town on the great Russian Volga River is Uglich. One may call it a town-monument. Different historical periods of Russia are reflected in the architectural view of the town. Here the following masterpieces of Old-Russian architecture are to be seen: the Prince’s Palace, the Uspenskaya Church, the ensemble of Voskresensky Monastery. The St’…Details
Less then an hour will take you to get to Rostov Velikiy from Yaroslavl, and here on the bank of Lake Nero it stands for more than thousand years. The white-stoned walls of Rostov’s Kremlin are reflected in the deep waters of the lake. It is the symbol and the pride of the town. Thousand…Details
Diveevo is renowned for Serafimo-Diveyevsky Convent of Saint Trinity, one of the shrines of the Russian Otthodox Church, the so-called fourth house of Vitgin Mary. In the convent mete are relics of a great Russian Orthodox Saint — Saint Seraphim of Sarov. Seraphim of Sarov is one of the few saints whose life was devoted…Details
Dear friends! I am happy to welcome to the land of Nizhny Novgorod. This beautiful region is the mothedand of the famous Nizhegorodian militia, of the golden Khokhloma. Nizhny Novgorod is a cultural, spiritual and business centre of the Volga region. It is a region with unique cultural heritage, with most beautiful nature, and in…Details
Saint Petersburg. The Summer Gardens Small gates of the railings on the Neva side
Roelant Jacobsz. Savery. 1576/8—1639. Flanders. Oil on panel. 21.8X35 cm.
Alexander Borisovich Khessin (1865-1955), composer, conductor. Taught in class of opera studio (1935-1941, sicne 1939 – professor), artistic director of the opera studio (1936-1938). Merited Art Worker of the RSFSR.
Scene from Mozart`s “Le Nozze di Figaro” perfomance of the Conservatooire opera studio (1933).
The ferroconcrete poem “Kartinia: Y. Shchukins Palace”. Drawing in the book of verse “Tango with Cows.” Moscow, 1914
Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser (1875-1961), pianist, composer. Professor of piano (1906-1961), assistant director and prorector (1918-1922), rector (1922-1924), deputy director (1932-1934), director (1939-1942). People`s Artiat of the USSR, Laureate of the USSR State Priae. With his pupils, internatitional competition winners Roza Vladimirovna Tamarkina and Arnold Lvovich Kaplan (1935/36).
Valentina Nickolayevna Shatskaya (nee Demyanova) 1882-1978, pianist, music and public figure. Teacher of methodology in music education for children (1932-1943), since 1935- professor, deputy director and acting director (1935-1939).
Program or the charity concert for the benefit of the war victims. (1915).
Sketches of A.Pushkin’s portrait. 1838 (?). Ink on paper. 9,8 x 10.
State Public Library. Saint-Petersburg.
A page of the Russian Musical Gazette dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Moscow Branch of the Russian Music Society (1912)