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6.05.2015 10:22

According to the results of the annual award Travelers Choice 2015, Russian airline company Aeroflot was once again recognized as the best airline in the category Favorite brands of travelers.

6.05.2015 00:22

The decision was made based on an unscheduled check of the air carrier, which revealed violations of the certification requirements.

6.05.2015 00:17

Russia'a 'Progress-M-27 M' cargo vessel that failed to dock with the ISS earlier is now gradually descenting from its orbit to fall to the ground somewhere around May 8, almost at any point on the globe, according to American USSTRATCOM space center.

5.05.2015 12:36

P. I. Tchaikovsky Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre is holding a festival devoted to the 175th anniversary since the composers birth.

5.05.2015 00:34

The Russian federal media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, has blocked the online service Twitlonger, which allows Twitter users to write and post messages longer than 140 characters, on the Russian territory.

5.05.2015 00:17

The next launch of the transportation ship Progress is scheduled by Roskosmos for the third quarter of 2015.

5.05.2015 00:03

The last, fourth, gas pipeline of the Turkish Stream will be built by 2020.

4.05.2015 22:59

Activists from the youth organization of the United Russia ruling political party are going to send an official request to Google with a demand to remove various 'erotic' locations from Google Maps.

4.05.2015 22:03

The first defeat after two big victories came to Russian national hockey team this evening, when the Americans gained a 4-2 win over Russia at the 2015 World Hockey Championship in the Czech Republic.

4.05.2015 16:17

Additional 2.5 thousand people will be involved in the construction of Vostochny cosmodrome in spring and summer 2015.

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5.05.2015 10:31

Willow rod braiding appeared as a handicraft in Russia in the 19th century. Its origin was in many respects promoted by the European fashion for wickerwork and wicker furniture.

5.05.2015 08:06

In the 1890s she created mood-paintings depicting the realm of ancient estates. Maria Yakunchikova was ranked among the best Russian artists of those years.

30.04.2015 21:23

Straw application and decorating wattled products with straw have been a traditional craft in Russia for a long time.

30.04.2015 19:20

The turning craft masterpiece was a 100-piece wooden egg (with its walls thinner than an eggshell) turned by the master Fyodor Romakhin. It was here where Vasily Zvyozdochkin with his companions created the first Russian nested doll (Matryoshka).

30.04.2015 16:56

Wood turning was traditionally used in Russia for making tableware, vessels and spindles. With the advent of spinning wheels in the second half of the 19th century turners switched to making toys.

30.04.2015 14:34

Georgy Yakulov implemented his futuristic aspirations by developing his theory of "multi-colored suns". He urged to use colors not for the decorative purposes only, but address the independent dramatic role that every color has.

30.04.2015 13:01

An emergency situation happened to the ship Progress M-27M carrying the Banner of Victory to the International Space Station on board coincided with the cancellation of registration of The Party of Progress in Russia. This fact was actively discussed by the blogosphere, as well as another circumstance the supervision of the disorderly space industry by the Deputy Prime Minister Rogozin. Find the latest details here.

30.04.2015 10:21

Elements of stylization, imitation of the Italian Renaissance or primitive art are noticeable in his other works as well, for example in The Violinist (1915).

30.04.2015 10:13

There are few works by Alexej von Jawlensky in Russia, so the palm is given to Vassily Kandinsky. Meanwhile, Vassily Kandinsky created his first abstractions under the influence of Alexej von Jawlensky.

30.04.2015 10:06

In 1923 Lev Yudin became a teacher at the State Institute of Art Culture. He worked together with Kazimir Malevich, his teacher.

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