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Anatoly Durov
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Leonid Yengibarov
March 15, 1935 - July 25, 1972


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Circus in Russia, Glimpse on its History
Russian circus traditions are rooted in performances of wandering comic minstrels (skomorokhi) known since the 11th century. Along with juggling, acrobatics, animal training and sound mimicking, these performances included satirical sketches, which laid the foundation to the genre of circus clownery.
--15-02-2014--


News:

Russian Artists Competing for Circus Oscar in Monaco
From 19 to 29 January Russian circus performers are competing for the highest international circus award.
--22-01-2017--
Farewell to Sunny Clown Oleg Popov
Farewell ceremony to the legendary circus actor Oleg Popov is taking place in the circus of Rostov-on-Don today.
--07-11-2016--
Video of Oleg Popov's Last Performance Appeared on Web
Internet users can now see the last video of the legendary clown Oleg Popov, who died of cardiac arrest at the age of 86.
--04-11-2016--
Domestic Cinema to be Screened in Russian Circuses
In 2016, declared the Year of Cinema, all branches of the Russian State Circus company will be equipped for regular film screening.
--12-11-2015--
lown Oleg Popov Awarded Circus Master Prize in Sochi
The legendary clown Oleg Popov visited his motherland to receive the international circus award Master in Sochi.
--04-07-2015--
Performers of Big Moscow Circus Win Highest Awards in Monaco
Performers of the Big Moscow Circus in Vernadsky Avenue became winners at the 39th Monaco International Circus Art Festival.
--04-02-2015--
Russian Circus Wins Silver Clown in Monte-Carlo
Acrobats of the Russian State Circus Company have won Silver Clown at the 39th International Cirque de Monte-Carlo Festival.
--21-01-2015--
Photos to Trace History of Russian Circus
The outdoor exhibition 95 - History of Russian Circus in Photos will be held in Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow.
--03-09-2014--
Vyacheslav Polunin: Petersburg Circus Needs Repair
The art director of the Petersburg Circus on Fontanka Vyacheslav Polunin considers the building overhaul to be a priority.
--01-03-2013--
Famous Circus Trainer Teresa Durova Passed Away
Russian legenday circus trainer Teresa Durova has died in Moscow this weekend. She was the smallest and the bravest elephants trainer in the world.
--01-08-2012--
Edgard Zapashny Comes into the Guiness Book of Records
Daredevil Russian animal tamer Edgard Zapashny has come into the Guinness Book of Records with one of his toughest tricks. (Photo,Video)
--31-10-2011--
Zapashny Brothers Recorded in Guinness Book
Well-known trainers Zapashny Brothers with two assistants performed an unprecedented trick: standing on running horses they built a live column.
--20-06-2011--





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