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In this week's Odder News, Victory Day surprises, ideas to increase vaccination, and a mass wedding in the sky.
“Russian means rested."
– Twitter user @zhenya_indigo appreciated a surprise long holiday for the first ten days of May in the Russian Federation. Earlier in the week, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the request of Anna Popova, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, when she proposed consecutive days of holiday for Russia’s citizens. In addition to Labor Day on May 1 and Victory Day on May 9, the population will have the fourth through the seventh to rest. “If you think that it is necessary, well, we will do so,” Putin said in response to the proposal.
This week, Spotify comes to Russia, Crimea is a hot tourist destination (like always), and three cases of corruption: one big, one small, and one straight out of a spy movie.
This year's Victory Day parade was a sight to behold— and we might be seeing its effects for the next 16 years.
If Russia has its way, German history students could be reading a new article by none other than the president himself.
In this Cindarella story, a woman is lauded for keeping formation in a parade despite losing one of her shoes.
This week's we feature a smattering of things that are somewhere they shouldn't be, including drugs, tanks, mammoths, kids, and (of course) Lenin.
The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.
This week: soccer games return, cultural events go online, and an 11-year-old girl makes us all look like pansies.
Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).
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