Migrant workers to study Russian language and history

Migrant workers to study Russian language and history

March 18, 2014 Yelena Dolzhenko, special to RBTH

Special “adaptation centers” are to be established for migrants in Russia, according to a new draft law. The new centers will prepare foreign workers for integration into Russian society

Getting a multicultural education in Moscow

Getting a multicultural education in Moscow

March 14, 2014 Munzer Hallum, RBTH

Vladimir Filippov, rector of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, talked with RBTH about the challenges of maintaining high standards of education and managing the needs of a diverse student population that hails from 147 countries

Blacksmiths from Suzdal strike while the iron is hot

Blacksmiths from Suzdal strike while the iron is hot

March 5, 2014 Daria Donina, Pavel Inzhelevsky, RBTH

We've visited the unique forge shop, located in the Suzdal affiliate of the St Petersburg Institute of Art and Culture, where students of architectural restoration study metal working

Universities to change admission rules for foreigners

Universities to change admission rules for foreigners

February 18, 2014 Darya Lyubinskaya, special to RBTH

Future students will have to complete a foundation program comprising Russian language and literature as well as mathematics before taking university entrance exams

Let’s do winter sports!

Let’s do winter sports!

February 16, 2014 Yulia Amlinskaya, special to RBTH

Do you like winter sports? The winter lasts almost half a year in Russia, therefore winter sports are so popular here. Today we will be talking about this subject

What’s behind the Kennan Moscow Office closure?

What’s behind the Kennan Moscow Office closure?

February 14, 2014 Pavel Koshkin, Russia Direct

Russian pundits have expressed disappointment at the Wilson Center’s plans to reduce its presence in Moscow amid fears that the decision signals a change in U.S. policy toward Russia, says Russia Direct

Russian academics protest Kennan closure

RBTH

The Russian academic community reacted with shock and alarm to the recent decision by the Washington, D.C.-based Woodrow Wilson Center to shut down the Moscow office of the Kennan Institute

Olympics: The City

Olympics: The City

February 4, 2014 RusPod

We've been talking about the Sochi Olympics for several weeks now. It's about time we learn something about the host city

The 10 most well-known Russian words

The 10 most well-known Russian words

January 30, 2014 Alexey Mikheev, special to RBTH

Words like vodka and Kalashnikov are know around the world. But how many people realize that they come from the Russian language?

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