Russian figure skaters to watch next season

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In St. Petersburg, we are already more than halfway through the summer, which means that the time of fancy boat parties is slowly coming to an end. However, before we brace ourselves for autumn with its cold rain and ever shorter days, we should remember our prospects are not all grey and gloomy.  For one,… Continue reading

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Battle of Borodino

In Borodino, a small town located 150km away from Moscow, took place on the 7th of September 1812 a decisive battle of the Russian Patriotic war ( known by the French as Campaign of Russia). The great patriotic war opposed two very powerful armies: Napoleon’s Grande Armee and the Russian Imperial Army, commanded by Barclay… Continue reading

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Moskaus Geburtstagsfeier

Moskaus Geburtstagsfeier

Jedes Jahr am ersten oder zweiten Septemberwochenende, versammeln sich in Moskaus Stadtzentrum und der unmittelbaren Umgebung Millionen von Menschen, um den Geburtstag ihrer Stadt ausgiebig zu zelebrieren. Die Feierlichkeiten dauern ein ganzes Wochenende an und umfassen unzählige kulturelle Aktivitäten, wie Konzerte, Ausstellungen, Paraden, Wettbewerbe, Sportanlässe und Volksfeste zum gemütlichen Beisammensein. Der “Tag der Stadt” ist… Continue reading

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