French couple Jean-Claude and Michelle Mague gave their family medals to the family of Russian officer Alexander Prokhorenko. The officer, when encircled by terrorists, caused the fire to himself and was killed near Palmyra, Syria. The French family spoke about the causes for their decision in an interview at Pravda.Ru video studio
On May 25, Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who was sentenced in Russia to 22 years in prison for being involved in the murder of two Russian journalists in Ukraine, returned to Kiev. Savchenko delivered an emotional speech to reporters at Bristol airport. "I want to thank those who wished me good, because thanks to you I have survived," she said
For citizens of the West, a 'culture of hatred' toward East Europeans and Russians has been ongoing for almost a century. Since then the Western 'Culture of Hatred' has continued toward Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev, other Soviet and Russian leaders, and particularly against the Russian people even today
The main player involved in the doping scandal started by the 320-page report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Grigory Rodchenkov, used to be a patient of a mental institution. In 2016, he fled to the United States, where he started "exposing" Russian athletes of the use of doping drugs
Millions of people took part in marches of the "Immortal Regiment", which took place on May 9 all across Russia and quite a few foreign countries. In Russia, as many as 16 million people in total took part in the event. Despite very bad weather conditions, the march took place in Russia's outmost eastern settlement - the village of Provideniye
Shortly before the Victory Day, people hand out St. George's Ribbons - a symbol of military glory and courage - in many countries of the world. The St. George's Ribbon - a symbol of military glory and courage, a symbol of victory - has become a symbol of remembrance of the great victory and its heroes
The victory in the world’s most horrible war was not just a military accomplishment. It became possible because of the power of will and the unity of the nation. It was the triumph of true patriotism which cannot be brought in from somewhere else. There can be only one home for such patriotism – the human heart.
Many know a lot about Russian ice hokey. However, how many prejudices are there among well-known "facts?" Is it true, for example, that during the Soviet times, hockey players would be exiled in Siberia if they lost? Do all Russian hockey players dream about the NHL? Does Russia perform so well in ice hockey just because of long Russian winters?
May 5th was always a special date for Soviet journalists. It was the day when the first issue of the main newspaper of the Soviet Union, Pravda, saw the light. Since then, the Soviet Union celebrated this day as the Press Day. Afterwards, the special day was moved to January 13 to become the Russian Press Day
In the USSR, every citizen was supposed to build communism for the goal of the "bright future." Any dodger would be immediately labeled as enemy of the people who did not realize the importance of all the changes in the country and, accordingly, did not want the communist regime conquer the world
From the coral reefs below the Ocean surface to the millions of species lost forever, the victims of deforestation, to the acid rains in our skies, the devastating effects of the putrid hand of humankind are as visible as they are tangible. Mother Earth is weeping as she witnesses our murderous spree of destruction.
One year ago, the worst natural disaster to hit Nepal shocked the world as a devastating earthquake killed and injured thousands of people and displaced millions from their homes, destroyed forever leaving piles of rubble and hopelessness where buildings and livelihoods had once stood.
Members of the Russian Parliament, the State Duma, call upon their colleagues to take care of the "green lungs" of Moscow and other Russian cities. If today no action is taken, Russians living in large cities will not be abe to breathe. The green belt around Moscow that was created in 1935 has halved since 1965