One of the most popular Soviet and Russian film directors Eldar Ryazanov died on November 30, 2015. Many of his comedies have gone down in history as classics of Soviet cinematography. Every year, on December 31, while preparing for New Year festivities, all Russians watch his immortal motion picture "Irony of Fate, or Enjoy the Steam!"
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987