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Top 12 Facts about Temperatures in Siberia

image-3886 1.            The average annual temperature in Siberia over the past 100 years has risen by 1.6 degrees. 2.            Meteorologists believe that the increase in Siberia temperature is due to a twofold increase in the frequency of natural disasters in the region, such as drought, heavy rains, wind gusts, severe floods and ...

Children’s Songs from Soviet Cartoons

image-3879 Created years ago, these kind and cheerful songs for kids remain popular. Since the 1970s the majority of Soviet cartoons were voiced over at an electronic music studio created in Moscow as a pilot. The most famous composers were Gennady Gladkov, Vladimir Shainsky, Alexander Zatsepin, Yevgeny Krylatov. Together with talented writers ...

Russian Song “Kalinka Malinka”

image-3874 In the mid-19th century in Saratov on an amateur scene there was a play 'Vasilyev evening.' Musical arrangement was written by then little-known local composer Ivan Larionov. In the middle of the play the author performed a newly composed song, in the refrain of which there were repeated words “kalinka ...

What do Russians Eat Every Day?

image-3855Everything written by others - is nonsense. Russians in everyday life do not differ much from the people of other countries. At the same time, every person chooses their own menu for the day. We will only list some versions. In no particular order. What Do Russians for Breakfast 1.            Porridge – ...

12 Facts about Russian Actor and Singer Gosha Kutsenko

image-3852 Gosha Kutsenko is not only an actor but also a singer, a film director, a screenwriter and a producer. He became famous after the crime comedy 'Mama Do not Cry' (1997), where he played the main part. Most favorite films starring Gosha Kutsenko among the viewers are: 'The Fourth Wish' (2003) –about ...

Top 8 Timur Bekmambetov Movies

image-3843Timur Bekmambetov makes video clips, advertising; he is a director and producer of several movies. 1. Peshawar Waltz (1994) This was his first movie. The film describes a real historical fact from the Soviet-Afghan war. In the camp Badaber near the Pakistani city of Peshawar there were contained many Afghan and Soviet prisoners ...

Top 5 Places to See in Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)

image-3838 In 1221 the Russian Prince Yuri Dolgoruky laid a new city in the mouth of the Oka River where it flows into the river Volga - Novgorod. 1.     Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin and Church of the Nativity First structures of the Novgorod Kremlin - a wooden dungeon - appeared simultaneously with laying ...

Opera “Eugene Onegin” Is an Unrivaled Piece of Art from 2 Russian Geniuses: Piotr Tchaikovsky and Alexander Pushkin

image-3749 For more than a century the opera 'Eugene Onegin' has attracted worldwide attention, finding new solutions and interpretation of its characters. It seems that everything has been already said about the work of two Russian geniuses – the poet and writer Alexander Pushkin, whose poem became the basis of the ...
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