German Consul in St. Petersburg Ulrich Schoening yesterday awarded the Russian National Library two cheques worth a total of EUR 30,000. The two cheques, each for EUR 15,000, will be used to buy new books this year and next. The money is being donated by the German Research Association.
According to Vladimir Zaitsev, the director of the library, a professor from the German Research Association who was working at the library last year drew the association's attention to the lack of German informational publications in the library. The money is intended to purchase these kinds of books.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year