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Dmitry Bykov says: I never set myself the task of influencing the opinion of the Russians. I set myself the task of reminding people that there are absolute values, and then let them think for themselves.


According to the ranking, the richest citizen of Russia is the major shareholder of Severstal Aleksei Mordashov, during the six months he has lost 1.11 billion dollars, his total wealth amounts to 15.8 billion. His ranking place is 58.


Nikita Mikhalkov has become the first film director awarded this prize.


The demand for working specialties in Russia is growing along with competition among the applicants. The highest paid non-office professions are hairdressers, drivers and welders.


Let's talk about the personality of the founder of the world famous Tretyakov Gallery, the legendary Moscow philanthropist Pavel Tretyakov, for whom art was something more than just collecting.


The exposition Features of My Beautiful Friends displayed about twenty portraits of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Alisa Freindlikh, Vladimir Malakhov, Sergei Yursky, and others.


In January the overall fortune of Russian billionaires grew by 7.9 billion dollars.


December 29, 2016 marked the 30th anniversary since the death of the great Soviet film director Andrei Tarkovsky.


Those traits that Fyodor Dostoevsky attributed to the specifics of Russian mentality (all-inclusiveness, openness to the others, and emotional impressionability), were assumed by Dmitry Likhachov as inherent in European culture in general.


The official spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova was added to the list of the most inspiring and influential women in the world annually compiled by BBC.


The resident of Krasnogorsk who made a mini-resort on the roof of one of high-rise buildings became a hero of social networks after the photos of the swimming pool, deck chairs and trees in tubs were published in the Krasnogorsk Online community at VKontakte.


Yekaterinburg railroad court found the 46-year-old Ekaterina Vologzhennova guilty of hatred and feud incitement.


The British tabloids The Daily Mail and The Sun on Sunday stated that a Russian citizen was involved in the publication of intimate pictures of Hollywood stars stolen from the cloud file storage service iCloud.


The fact that Usmanov quitted as general director of Gazprom Investholding (a subsidiary of Gazprom), was announced today by the company itself.


This article is dedicated to Russian athletes who gained Olympic medals at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. We present you a full list of Russian medalists with photos, short descriptions and links to our news and articles.


For the second year running the Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich sails high on Eclipse yacht: according to SuperYachts.com, nobody managed to build a longer boat. Other Russians on the list are Alisher Usmanov, Suleiman Kerimov, Yury Shefler, and Andrei Melnichenko.


Sergei Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky was a Russian chemist, inventor and a unique photographer, who is best known for his pioneering work in color photography of Russia 1900-1917. We already have his biography in our "People" database, now it is time to show you some of his marvellous color photos of pre-revolutionary Russia and to reveal their secrets.


Every year Russia increases its influence over world fashion market. Russian fashion designers and fashion houses have already had much attention and respect by both prominent specialists and common clients. Another way of Russian expansion are Russian models - beautiful, unusual and very talented women. Today we'll tell you about the most successful of them.


Summing up the month of the Urals region on our site, we want to present you the list of the most prominent and famous Ural people, who was born or spent most of their life there. This list will help you to navigate among many talented Russian people and find the person, you want to learn more about.


The Urals region is rich in talented people in different spheres of Russian life. And literature is not an exception to that rule. Ural nature inspires for creation of mystical or fairy-tale stories, Ural mode of life and traditions add ethnic flavour to the books and Ural rich history allows to create truly epic and dramatic novels. So, no wonder that Ural literature is so stands out against the whole mass of Russian literature. This article tells you about the most outstanding writers, who lived and worked in the Urals region.


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