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Hermitage to tell about Echmiadzin and Boris Piotrovsky

Today, the Hermitage reported about the upcoming events, among them - the evening dedicated to Echmiadzin on February 8, the Day of Culture of Armenia and the 110th anniversary of Academician Boris Piotrovsky on February 14. Art critic …

Boris Resnik dies

According to the Union of Journalists of Russia, today, the secretary of the organization, Boris Reznik, passed away. "Our comrade, a well-known journalist, public figure, secretary of the Union of Journalists of Russia Boris …

North Ossetia. The Alania Monastery of the Dormition

The most southern and alpine Orthodox church in Russia is the Alania Monastery of the Dormition. The Monastery was found just recently but has already become one of the most important pilgrimage centers in North Ossetia. Initially, the monastery …

Ursula Le Guin passes away at 88

Award-winning US science fiction and fantasy author Ursula Le Guin has died at the age of 88, as confirmed by her family on her official Twitter page. It is reported that she died on January 22 at her home in Portland, …

Strasbourg to hold Georgian alphabet exhibition

The exhibition titled "living culture of three writing systems" will open in the Council of Europe's building in Strasbourg on January 24. The exhibition will last for week, Sputnik Georgia reported. The …

Russians name icons of 20th century

For almost 20 years, Russians have viewed the first man in space Yuri Gagarin, singer-songwriter and actor Vladimir Vysotsky and Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov as the 20th century’s key …

First artists among highlanders

Moscow center of culture "Dagestan" marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary Dagestani tightrope walking collective, founders of the world famous circus dynasty "Tsovkra", people's artists of the Russian …