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Jeff Monson passes test in Russian history

Jeff Monson passes test in Russian history

Today, former MMA fighter, deputy of Krasnogorsk, Moscow Region, Jeff Monson passed the Unified State Exam on the History of Russia in the framework of the Unified Examination Day for Parents. “I know that every year, graduation …

World must remember Khojaly tragedy

World must remember Khojaly tragedy

On February 26, 1992, the nationalist illegal armed groups, which fought against the Republic of Azerbaijan, committed an act of genocide against the 7000 population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly. As many as 613 people, including …

Cracks on Mona Lisa help it survive for centuries

Cracks on Mona Lisa help it survive for centuries

Cracks on old paintings such as the Mona Lisa look unsightly but may actually be the key to keeping masterpieces stable over centuries, according to new research. It found restorers should be wary of filling in the cracks, as the …

Berlin Film Festival founder had a Nazi past?

Berlin Film Festival founder had a Nazi past?

The Berlin Film Festival has opted to rebrand its Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for this year following allegations of Nazi collaboration made against its namesake. German newspaper Die Zeit published a story last month alleging …

Russia's most luxurious train

Russia's most luxurious train

Fine dining, divine scenery, historical resonance and relevance at a pace that allows contemplation and comprehension

Titanic may be cut open to recover hidden relics inside

Titanic may be cut open to recover hidden relics inside

A U.S. company has plans to "unpack" the rapidly decaying Titanic wreckage to extract and put on display the precious artefacts that sank with the ship over 100 years ago, The Telegraph reports. RMS Titanic Inc, a …

Black January commemorated in Moscow

Black January commemorated in Moscow

Today the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia held a memorial event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Black January - a date when Soviet troops entered Baku, killing 132 residents of the city. Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu …

Truth about WWII frequently hushed up deliberately abroad - Putin

Truth about WWII frequently hushed up deliberately abroad - Putin

The truth about Second World War is sometimes hushed up deliberately at the state level and some corresponding websites are closed down, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with WWII veterans and public activists, TASS reports. …