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Russian Inventions You Know-2 Posted by on Aug 11, 2021

Periodic Table

This time I would like to continue the list of the valued inventions of Russians. Previously, I told you about famous engineers and physicists. In fact, Russians have made tremendous contributions to inventions. If you open the history of the space (космическая), aviation (авиационная), or military (военная) industry (индустрия), you will find many Russian names…

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Russian Inventions You Know Posted by on Jul 30, 2021

Parachute

Today I want to talk about one of the extremely important and debatable topics about Russia – the achievements of its citizens in innovations that have changed the modern world.   Brain Drain – Утечка мозгов On the one hand, Russia has long been known for its scientists (учёные), researchers (исследователи), and inventors (изобретатели). On the…

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New Restrictions In Moscow Posted by on Jun 30, 2021

vaccination certificate

“The situation with the coronavirus in Moscow (Москва́) remains extremely difficult,” Mayor of Moscow (Мэр Москвы́) Sergei Sobyanin told reporters. He also mentioned that the city set new records for hospitalization and intensive care patients over the past week. Moscow and St. Petersburg (Санкт-Петербу́рг) recorded the largest number of cases compared to any region of Russia…

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Sputnik V in Kazakhstan Posted by on Jun 4, 2021

sputnik V

It has been a little over a year since we’ve covered COVID news in Russia, and while today’s blog is about Russia’s vaccine Sputnik V, we focus on the country’s southern neighbor, Kazakhstan. *All photos taken and used with permission from author (Akbota Yergaliyeva) In general Since the end of February, Kazakhstan has been administering…

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News: US visas for Russian citizens Posted by on May 13, 2021

traveling bag

Originally, I had a Радо́ница (Radonitsa) blog for today and if I had to write about visas, this is the type of embassy-themed blog I would rather be writing right now, but alas. Russia and US relations like to frequent major headlines and while it’s not a surprise that the two got caught in the…

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He Said “Poyekhali!” Posted by on Apr 12, 2021

Astronaut

Today, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics Day (День Космона́втики), also known as The International Day of Human Space Flight. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut (Do you want to know why Russians call their astronauts cosmonauts? Read THIS BLOG) Yuri Gagarin made the world’s first orbital flyby of the Earth (Земля́). Exactly twenty years later, the first…

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What Does Russian Media Say About The U.S. Election Posted by on Nov 9, 2020

Trump And Biden

– Anya, we are going to have a new president.                                                          – I know.                             …

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