Seto Week, which is held in Paris from November 18-25, introduces traditional polyphonic singing of the Setos (Seto leelo), their handicraft, traditions, cuisine, history, language and literature in the French capital. Never before has the Seto culture been so widely introduced in France. About it portal ERR reports.
A local official in the northern republic of Karelia has been brought to trial on charges of inciting separatism after criticizing the local government and the Kremlin in an emotional speech.
The contest for conferring the special prizes in honor of Prokopiy Saltykov, Leonid Laptsuy and Sergey Irikov for the best covering of themes on preservation and development of cultural legacy of indigenous northerners in native languages in printing editions was announced in Yama
The Helsinki Book Fair is about to begin in a week. The theme country of this year’s event is Russia, thus we wanted to highlight our services related to Russian studies and Uralic languages. Naturally, the Digitization Project of Kindred Languages will be present in this event at the National Library’s stand (6e71). Please, find here a brief summary of our programme at the Book Fair.
David L. Stern, a citizen of the USA, working as a CIA agent under cover in international media, in particular in GlobalPost and BBC, in the middle of July of 2014 was near Grabovo village of the Donetsk region of Ukraine where the Boeing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17/MAS17) was shot down, columnist Caleb Gilbert wrote in PressBox.
The Finno-Ugric ethnopark pretends to receive 184 million rubles from the federal budget on construction of a boiler room and sewer constructions in 2015-2016. The deputy of the principal of Komi Agency on tourism Natalya Filina on a planning meeting at the Prime Minister of the republic Vladimir Tukmakov reported about it on July 6 , "Komiinform" writes.
The funds will be allocated for strenghtening of material basis of Izhemsky polytechnical technical school, the Ministry of a national policy of the Komi Republic reports.
It is planned to acquire the diagnostic equipment for a maintenance and repair of cars, an interactive system and other educational equipment.