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Museums in Novosibirsk, Russia

According to relationshipsplus, there are many museums in Novosibirsk. Novosibirsk State Art Museum was established in 1957. The museum exhibits an extensive collection of paintings, drawings, icons, sculptures, arts and crafts and casting. The collections are based on art objects that were donated to the museum by the Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the… Read More »

Russia Between “Troubled Times” and Peter the Great

The Polish and Swedish invasion also accentuated the aversion against “foreigners” in the rebel camp; in the struggles against the Poles that followed this new situation, the Cossacks and the peasants on the one hand, the Russian conservative forces on the other, sometimes apparently fight as allies: in reality, however, they remain adversaries and try… Read More »

Russia Environment

Russia is home, especially in Siberia, to very large expanses of intact land, where the vegetation develops spontaneously, except for the damage caused by atmospheric pollution and by crossing roads, electricity or gas pipelines. In the western section of the Russian territory, the succession of the various soil and vegetable belts, from S to N.… Read More »

Russia Culture

Classical music and ballet World renowned composers of the 20th century include Skriabin, Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich. Russian conservatories nurtured generations of world renowned soloists. Among the best known are violinists David Óistraj and Gidon Kremer, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, pianists Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels, and vocalist Galina Vishnévskaya. The Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky composed the most famous ballet works in the world: Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty of… Read More »

Russia 2012

Yearbook 2012 Russian Federation. The year was marked by a growing opposition movement against the old President Vladimir Putin, who responded with repression that, according to critics, reminded Stalin. The conflict surrounding the parliamentary elections in December 2011 continued at the beginning of the year. The opposition claimed that the Kremlin’s power party United Russia… Read More »