The Tsar's Navy off the American Shore: What Role did Russia Play in the American Civil War

What role did Russia play in the American Civil War? Russian-American relations have not always been as difficult and tense as they are now. During the American Civil War, Russia supported the Union of States primarily because its main geopolitical ...

A student opened fire at a university in Russia: 6 people died, dozens were injured

In one of the buildings of the Perm University (PSNIU), a first-year student opened fire. According to updated data, six people were killed, according to the BBC. In Perm, police detained a man who opened fire at a university, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation reports. “This morning a message came to the police station on duty ...

Activists around the world set about ensuring fair elections to the Russian State Duma

On Sunday, September 19, elections to the State Duma of Russia will take place. It will be possible to vote in the United States at three polling stations. Observations and exit polls during elections are common practice in post-Soviet countries. Therefore, during the upcoming elections, activists from the United States organize observation ...

Elections to the State Duma of Russia: how and where you can vote in the USA

This Sunday, September 19, elections to the State Duma of Russia will take place. The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United States explained how and where it is possible to vote for Russians who are on the territory of the United States. In the United States, you can vote in three places: At the Russian Embassy in Washington ...

Russia wants to 'persuade' about 500 thousand of its citizens who left to return home

The Russian government has adopted a decree according to which by 2030 it plans to return to the Russian Federation at least 500 thousand of its citizens who have left. The publication "Present Time" told in more detail. It is up to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of the Interior to deal with the return of emigrants to their homeland ...

Lecture about Russia

How can an architectural or infrastructure project be “fake”? How, in particular, is the unreality of architecture played out in Russia during the Putin era, a society often caricatured by critics as saturated with "post-truth" art and devoid of substantive foundations? This lecture explores a complex web of hybrid and contradictory ...

Elections to the State Duma of Russia

Elections to the State Duma (2021) - elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the VIII convocation, which are to take place on September 17-19 with completion on a single voting day on September 19, 2021. Do not forget to register to vote and take your passport with you.

Dozens of frozen bodies and brains of wealthy Americans were stored in Russia: for what purpose

A fierce fight between the spouses during the divorce process led to the fact that employees of the ex-wife's company raided a leading Russian cryostorage owned by her ex-spouse and stole some of the frozen bodies from a liquid nitrogen tank. The Daily Mail reported in more detail about the incident. ...

Strong friendship or takeover: Putin and Lukashenko deepen integration between Russia and Belarus

For the fifth time in a year, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko flew to Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The talks in the Kremlin lasted more than three hours. Following their results, the heads of state announced that they had agreed on 28 programs to deepen the integration of two ...

The USA is looking for activists who are ready to change Russia: the winning projects will receive $ 5 thousand

In recent years, a lot of news has been devoted to Russia, its President Vladimir Putin and the country's actions in the international arena. In order to change something, international organizations decided to organize the platform “Incubator of Civil Projects”. It is designed to help activists who want to change Russia for the better. Read more about this ...

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