Renovations, German-style

Renovations, German-style Moscow has started to implement a large-scale renovation program for the so-called “Khrushchyovkas,” the construction of which began back in the USSR in the 1950s. But these residential buildings weren’t only constructed in the USSR. They were built in other socialist countries as well. This format was especially popular in the German Democratic…

What’s new #24

A world class concert hall opened in Zaryadye Park The opening ceremony was attended by President Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’. A total of about 300 events will be held in the concert hall in 2019/2020. They include music concerts, lectures,…

Mathias von Hofen: There’s a lot to learn from Moscow

Mathias von Hofen: There’s a lot to learn from Moscow All of the publications that independent journalist Mathias von Hofen writes for wouldn’t be able to fit even on an unusually large professional card. There is Wirtschaftswoche, Bayerische Staatszeitung, Wirtschaftszeitung, Nürnberger Nachrichten and Weserkurier, along with several online media outlets and local political science centers.…

In the spirit of traditional friendship and mutual understanding

In the spirit of traditional friendship and mutual understanding The 23rd session of the Russia-India Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation was held in the middle of September in Moscow   Our two countries enjoy a special and privileged strategic partnership. This partnership has strengthened over time and covers a vast agenda…